Ski with the Greats Returns to Stratton


Stratton, VT, Dec. 3--On December 18 and 19, many of the la creme de la creme of skiing notables will assemble at Stratton Mountain. No it's not an exclusive racing event, but just an opportunity for the skiing public to ski and hang out with these living legends.

Sponsored by SKIING Magazine, the Ski With the Greats Weekend is running in conjunction with Demo Days at Stratton Mountain. Companies like Dynastar, Fischer, Giro, K2, Line Skiboards, Marker, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, Volkl, and Smith will have their latest ski technology on hand for your testing pleasure. Call (800) STRATTON for more information.

Anyone can sign-up to demo skis and then go and take a few turns with ski stars like Andi Bither, Eva Pfosi Merriam, Mike Frost, Deno Dudenack, Greg Grip, Chan Morgan, and Edith Thys Morgan. And all this fun stuff is absolutely free! The Greats will be taking groups out every 45 minutes on Saturday offering ski tips, equipment advice, and just a plain old good time.

After you ski with the Greats, you can apres-ski with them. There will be a party at Grizzley's with live music, followed by dinner at the Mulligans, and then onto another party at the Green Door Pub. On Sunday, Stratton plans a fun NASTAR-style ski race from 10 to 12 on the Betwixt trail and freeskiing with the Greats for the rest of the afternoon.

Ski with the Greats Event Schedule


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