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JR/BKL bikers at 12h of Millstone

This summer we’ve worked hard to include more biking opportunities for the junior ski kids, and it’s been a BLAST! At the end of July, some of the participants and families competed in Barre, at the 12 hours of Millstone, … Continue reading

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Gravel Ride: Glovers via Dirt

In celebration of Glover Day coming up this weekend, we’ll do a bit of pre-riding of the (in)famous Tour de Glover course, as well as exploring some of the beautiful high meadows that hem the villages of West Glover and … Continue reading

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Gravel Ride: Gravel to Greensboro

This week’s ride:  Gravel to Greensboro. The name says it all for this ride, best suited to those with a bit of fitness and confidence.  The ride starts at the Center, sending you up and over the Common. Make mental … Continue reading

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Gravel Grind of the Week

Hotter than a humid New England summer day? Gravel road biking. Tons of folks are (re-) discovering the road less traveled across North America. There are few better places with more options for experiencing this quieter, more adventurous form of … Continue reading

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Bridges to Adventure

The summer of building and bridging continues at the Center. Thanks Dylan’s portable mill, the builders have been kept in materials all summer long. Some of the work is stuff that was long overdue – like this section of boardwalk … Continue reading

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The Only Way to Travel

Sculling Camper Manfred Kuchenmuller and his wife, Margaret joined us just prior to Labor Day weekend for a week of sculling camp. The couple from British Columbia showed us all how to be green, arriving at camp via their tandem … Continue reading

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Holy Crap! That is SICK!

In general, I keep the personal out of my blog posts, communications and other work here at the Outdoor Center, but this is just way too cool to hide my excitement. The GRP and Jeremy have been hard at work … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night 5k: Bikers and Runners

This week’s 5k race attracted plenty of community members, a strong sculling contingent plus a serious crowd of mountain bikers. The medal for valor went to one tough pint-sized girl who biked in her skirt with her CamelBak full of … Continue reading

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FGCU Philosopher Runners

For the second year, Florida Gulf Coast University professor Dr. Sean Kelly brought his honors philosophy class to Craftsbury.  His semester-long class “Intentional Living” explored the connections between philosophy and running and culminated here at the Center. The philosopher runners … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking: A Different Take

Mountain biking is generally associated with boulder strewn singletrack, daring macho descents and tortuous, grueling climbs. But the mountain bike is a great tool for other activities as well, like cruising Vermont’s tranquil back-roads. It has been said that “the … Continue reading

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