Tag Archives: autumn

Trails2Ales

When two obvious interests collide, why not make a weekend out of it? That cracking idea was not mine. A multi-year running camp athlete and a handful of big-thinking running coaches came up with the concept: an autumn weekend of trail running … Continue reading

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Here’s to Autumn Running: Foliage Weekend 2

That familiar snap in the air, glowing sunshine against vibrant leaves, rustling tall corn stalks, shrouded mists on Big Hosmer and hoar frost abounding, autumn at Craftsbury resonates. Fifteen spirited runners showed up for the last foliage weekend running camp … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month- Excellent Squash Cake

We’ve been on a bit of a squash kick lately, but it’s hard not to when there is so much good winter squash from the garden just waiting to be used up. Adding in pumpkin or another variety of squash … Continue reading

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Eye-Popping Colors and Buttery Sunshine: Final Running Camp

End of September. Jewel colored leaves. Sunshine pouring down like honey. 15 happy runners. Our final running camp of 2014. It seemed none of us could recall an autumn display as drop dead gorgeous as this weekend. Everything we did … Continue reading

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Autumn Running

Our first autumn weekend running camp had a bunch of new faces, some old friends who returned and Dr. Bernd Heinrich who read to us from “Why We Run,” his classic book on running and evolution. We felt like primal … Continue reading

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Drama in Real Life – Loon Rescue!

When Eric Hanson, who wears many hats at Craftsbury but who is also the Vermont Loon Recovery Project Coordinator, asked for help with a loon rescue at lunch today, he got a fast response from GRP scullers Sarah and Ben, … Continue reading

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It’s A Wrap – Autumn Gardens

Though they struggled with the same challenges faced by many Vermont farmers this year, our master gardeners Pam and Amy relentlessly pushed the pace in the Center’s myriad gardens. It was a difficult year in these parts: relentless early season … Continue reading

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Checkpoint Challenge Scenes

Oktoberfest weekend action ended with the exciting and unpredictable Checkpoint Challenge. I blasted around the trails on my bike trying to capture some of the action at various checkpoints. I regret not getting to the “catch a chicken and get … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest at Craftsbury was an embarrassment of riches. With a beer garden and bonfire, cheese boards groaning with local choices, a menu that just wouldn’t quit and music and dancing that went late into the night. The enthusiastic crowd of … Continue reading

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Henley on Hosmer Racing

The second annual homegrown Henley on Hosmer was held under perfect regatta conditions on Big Hosmer’s flat water with mild temperatures and fierce racing. The Steward’s Enclosure was limited to those sporting flannel, camo or cut-offs and the homemade leader … Continue reading

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