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That One Time the Sugarbush Gondola Burned Down

December 16, 1972, everything seemed like a normal beginning of another great day of skiing at Sugarbush. As the Marketing Director I came in around 6:30 in the morning, unlocked the base lodge, checked in by radio with the evening snowcat drivers to get the new snowfall totals and began calling local radio stations with the  days  updated snow report...

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Sugarbush: A Love Story

In the midst of my first Vermont winter, I fell in love with a mountain. My affection now borders on obsession...

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Seeing Jerusalem

One March weekend after a winter of bad choices (wrong job, wrong relationship, wrong city), I headed to Sugarbush. I joked to my friend that I was taking the slogan “be better here” too literally, hoping for a magic cure-all, a life fix delivered by a ski resort. Sugarbush was MY mountain – I learned to ski on Mt. Ellen, filmed embarrassing home videos in a slopeside condo, threw snowballs from the side of Snowball – I knew these trails better than anything...

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The Demise of the Double Chair

Resorts advertise improvements to attract the coming season’s skiers.  I shudder with dismay each time I see that a double chair is being replaced by a  high speed quad.  My life would have been very different had it not been for the now old-fashion conveyance at Sugarbush Resort...

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What Sugarbush Means to Me

I was never one who favored the expression, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Wrong. Sometimes you are and you do. The love I have never been sorry about, however, is what I feel for Sugarbush through 41 years of ups and downs...

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