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UVM goes full send: Ski and Snowboard Club hosts “Pipe Dreams” event

UVM goes full send: Ski and Snowboard Club hosts

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor

January 31, 2020

UVM’s Andrew Harris Common was transformed into a high flying, skiing and snowboarding arena Jan. 24 for  the Ski and Snowboard Club’s annual winter sports competition. Members of the club donned their boards and skis to send it down the homemade ramps and test their skills on the rails.  ...

Rail Jam transforms Davis Center green

A snowboarder competing in this year’s Winter Rail Jam Jan. 25 outside the Davis Center performs a stalefish grab, hopping over the barrel. The event attracted hundreds of UVM students and was hosted by the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club in conjunction with Jay Peak Parks and UVM Program Board.

Jack Eccleston, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Hundreds of UVM students braved the Burlington cold to check out the local skiing and snowboarding talent on display at this year’s Winter Rail Jam. The event, organized by UVM Ski and Snowboard Club in conjunction with Jay Peak Parks and UVM Program Board, kicked off 7 p.m. Jan. 25  outside of th...

Rail Jam shreds into its 10th year

Senior Diego Travino grinds a rail in an all gray onesie at the Dawn of the Shred X: the Human SENDipiede rail jam, hosted by the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club Oct. 25.

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

“Mo Bamba” was playing in the background as skiers and snowboarders alike came down the miniature trick park set up on Trinity campus. Dawn of the Shred X: the Human SENDipiede rail jam, hosted by the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club, took place Oct. 25.  There were 44 hours filled with sho...

‘Dawn of the Shred’ kicks off winter season

Students perform their gnarliest maneuvers at the Halloween Rail Jam. The annual event took place on the Trinity campus green Oct. 31.

Sophie MacMillan, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

With a sound that resembled the tearing of a cardboard box, the skier swept across the snow while skidding to a halt. He immediately unlocked his skis and sped up the hill for another round on the terrain park. In the background, more skiers and snowboarders made their way down the course as t...

Vail purchases Stowe mountain

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JP Reidel, Senior Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

As skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes this winter they’ll see a new name on the mountains. Vail Resorts purchased Stowe Mountain June 7 and will run all operations on the mountain, according to a June 7 press release. This includes all machinery, infrastructure and seasonal attractions. ...

How to prep for a winter of VT skiing

How to prep for a winter of VT skiing

Camilla Broccolo

October 26, 2016

In a few weeks, the temperatures will drop and the streets will be covered with snow. And if you visit the mountains soon, you will see the first signs of winter coming. Along with the winter season comes ski season. And at this time, some are dreaming about the first ride up on the gondol...

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