Monthly Archives: February 2012

Playing with Gravity: What Scullers can learn from Nordic Skiers

If you know Craftsbury Fleet Manager Troy Howell, you know that he is an omnivorous athlete. He is always trying new sports, new approaches to old drills or technical points, or just generally expanding his athletic palette through tons of … Continue reading

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Saturday Action with Run2Ski

Amidst lazily falling flakes of white, 17 runner skiers headed out for a big morning on the trails. A large group cranked 15k on Ruthie’s Run and its Extension and ended up at Charlie’s Cabin for brownie treats before heading … Continue reading

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Run2Ski!

The 2012 running camp season opened with the first ever Run2Ski winter cross training weekend. Led by Director Lynn Jennings and ski coaches Maria Stuber and Bryan Cook, 17 runners are here this weekend to learn and hone  classic and … Continue reading

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Sunny Weekends at Highland Lodge

Have you been over to Highland Lodge yet? We’ve been grooming there this winter, and since the end of January, running a free shuttle on the weekends. It’s been pretty magnificent there recently, as seen above. What are you doing … Continue reading

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Race Setup: the Devil is in the Details

We’ve been honored to host a wide variety of races this year, with many more to come. But while the big stories of speed, skill and stamina have been told, some of the smaller details that make those efforts possible … Continue reading

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Llamas!

Skiers exploring the outer reaches of our trail system have been enjoying saying hello to Craftsbury members (and dedicated timing volunteers) Bob and Suzanne Griffiths’ llamas, Bamba and Chancha. “They’re half brother/half sister, as well as half aunt/half nephew, which … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month: Sour Cream Coffeecake

Given the dark winter mornings, it can sometimes be hard to get out of bed and get going. Here’s an eye-opener that will get you going! Recipe serves 6-8. Topping: 1½c chopped walnuts ¾c brown sugar 2t cinnamon Batter: 3c … Continue reading

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