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|  April 2018  |
2018 Ski Camps JCL 2064

Summer Ski Camps: Registration is LIVE

We're excited to offer another summer of fun for young skiers! As always, all camps require Craftsbury Outdoor Center membership as a pre-requisite. Membership, which is available at the individual or family level, provides a host of benefits, including year-round trail use and access to great opportunities like speakers, naturalist hikes, and cider pressing. (Full details)

BKL Day Camp
July 9-13, $175/kid + annual membership
As in years past, camp will run from approximately 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday - Friday. This year we're only offering one BKL camp! We're hoping to enroll more campers than usual. The skiers will work hard and play even harder! There will be lots of fun games, a variety of ski workouts, tons of opportunities to learn or improve skills like roller skiing, shooting with ...

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2018 Ski Camps JCL 2064

Summer Ski Camps: Registration is LIVE

We're excited to offer another summer of fun for young skiers! As always, all camps require Craftsbury Outdoor Center membership as a pre-requisite. Membership, which is available at the individual or family level, ... go arrow

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This Weekend: 2018 Mud n' Ice Quadrathlon

The fabled race is back Sunday, April 22! It's Craftsbury groomer Keith Woodward's favorite race (he also doubles as course designer and chief organizer). The exact course is TBD as the day draws nigh, but the plan is that you'll start your day on our ski trails with ~9k freestyle, followed by ~5 miles of running, a ~5 mile paddle, capped with a 12mi bike on lovely Kingdom dirt roads in mud season. 10:00am start.

Map of planned routes (see pages of pdf for individual legs)
Note:  Wylie Hill (run leg) remains mostly frozen for the half mile descent (where the road is unmaintained during winter). Exercise caution when running, and DO NOT try to drive up or down it. Access transition area #2 from Rt 14.

Enter online via SkiReg, registration opens Friday, March 13.  

Race weekend, only the ...

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2018 04 13 MnI map

This Weekend: 2018 Mud n' Ice Quadrathlon

The fabled race is back Sunday, April 22! It's Craftsbury groomer Keith Woodward's favorite race (he also doubles as course designer and chief organizer). The exact course is TBD as the day draws nigh, but the plan ... go arrow

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Join the team

We're staffing several positions in advance of our summer seasons. Take advantage of our trails, fitness offerings and awesome food, all while learning from fun, hardworking people. We are a resort, so weekends and holidays are work days. Please send your resume to jobs@craftsbury.com or stop by 535 Lost Nation Rd, Craftsbury Common.

Housekeepers
Full and Part-time housekeeping positions are available for the upcoming summer season. It is preferred that applicants be at least 18 years old. Must have reliable transportation and be available on Friday, Saturday and Sundays starting soon. Experience preferred, but not necessary.

Cook
Seeking an experienced cook for 2 – 4 shifts per week. Fast paced kitchen with exceptional menu made with lots of local ingredients. Flexibility in scheduling ...

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2018 04 Jobs AT7A2661

Join the team

We're staffing several positions in advance of our summer seasons. Take advantage of our trails, fitness offerings and awesome food, all while learning from fun, hardworking people. We are a resort, so weekends and ... go arrow

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2018 Summer Bike Club Dates

We are happy to announce that we will be bringing back our beloved Summer Bike Club mountain bike program, Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm throughout the summer. This year the program will begin on June 20th and conclude August 22nd. The program, aimed at developing mountain bike skills in children aged 8 to 18, will have 50 (!) slots this year. It will again be spearheaded by Ollie Burruss, with assistance from the junior coaching staff, the Green Racing Project athletes, and more skilled riders from the area. Participants must be able to competently ride a bicycle and have interest in riding singletrack trails.

Program cost will again be $100. Rental bikes will be available to participants for $50 up front or $7 per session. Rentals will again be reserved online via our Square ...

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2018 Summer Bike Club Dates

We are happy to announce that we will be bringing back our beloved Summer Bike Club mountain bike program, Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm throughout the summer. This year the program will begin on June 20th and ... go arrow

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2018 Forestry Series

The 2018 Forestry Series is based around the theme of  "Firewood – A deep dive into the fuel that we all think we know so well". Over the course of the summer we will explore the fuel that many of us use to heat our homes, its sourcing, and developing the resource.

The series will take place monthly, 7:00pm on Thursdays.

Thursday May 24th at 7:00pm: Putting silviculture to use in filling your woodshed.
Tony D’Amato (Associate Professor of Silviculture and Applied Forest Ecology, UVM) – Harvesting firewood is not as simple as cutting trees. Understanding the silvics of how trees respond to harvests, and applying silviculture in your woods, can transform your annual firewood harvest to a long-term health boost to your forest. This presentation will explain techniques to use, and ...

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2018 Forestry Series

The 2018 Forestry Series is based around the theme of  "Firewood – A deep dive into the fuel that we all think we know so well". Over the course of the summer we will explore the fuel that many of us use to heat ... go arrow

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COC Welcomes Heidi Caldwell as Running Coordinator

We are really excited to welcome Heidi Caldwell to the new position of Running Coordinator for the Outdoor Center. In this role, Heidi will organize and manage our Running Camps, and will also begin to develop running programming for the greater Craftsbury community. Heidi shares our enthusiasm about this expanded vision for running at the center, and brings lots of ideas, experience and energy to this opportunity!

“I’m excited to join the Craftsbury community in this new year-round position and to share the beauty of the Northeast Kingdom with more runners. I’m ready to get the running season started!” writes Caldwell.

Heidi was both a runner and Nordic skier growing up. It was in High School that she realized that running was her real passion. She went on to race cross-country ...

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COC Welcomes Heidi Caldwell as Running Coordinator

We are really excited to welcome Heidi Caldwell to the new position of Running Coordinator for the Outdoor Center. In this role, Heidi will organize and manage our Running Camps, and will also begin to develop ... go arrow

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GRP and Craftsbury Biathletes Finish Season at US National Biathlon Championships

This past weekend the GRP and Craftsbury biathlon squad wrapped up the season at US National Biathlon Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah. 

The first race of the championship event was a sprint. In the women’s race, Susan Dunklee had a strong performance landing herself on top of the podium with two misses. In second place was Clare Egan also with two misses. Emily Dreissigacker placed 4th with one miss and Hallie Grossman finished 7th. In the men’s race, Alex Howe finished 6th with three misses and coach Ethan Dreissigacker placed 12th also with three misses. Bjorn Westervelt won the youth men’s race with two standing misses.

In the pursuit race, Susan notched another win and was once again joined on the podium by Clare in second. Emily rounded out a GRP podium sweep placing ...

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GRP and Craftsbury Biathletes Finish Season at US National Biathlon Championships

This past weekend the GRP and Craftsbury biathlon squad wrapped up the season at US National Biathlon Championships in Soldier Hollow, Utah. The first race of the championship event was a sprint. In the women’s ... go arrow

|  March 2018  |
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GRP Closes Out Season at SuperTour Finals in Craftsbury

The 2017-2018 ski season officially came to an end this past week at SuperTour Finals in Craftsbury on the GRP’s home course. With World Cup athletes returning to the US for the final races, the field was stacked, and the conditions were perfect for spring skiing. GRP athletes brought home several podiums over the four races, and also had great representation with five of our biathletes and six skiers hopping in at least one race.

Friday- Classic Sprint
The first day of competition brought sunny skies, perfect tracks, and hard wax conditions. In the women’s qualifier, Ida Sargent led the GRP in 2nd, followed by Kaitlyn Miller in 8th, Liz Guiney in 9th, Caitlin Patterson in 12th, Susan Dunklee in 19th, Emily Dreissigacker in 25th, and Hallie Grossman 44th. On the men’s side, Adam ...

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GRP Closes Out Season at SuperTour Finals in Craftsbury

The 2017-2018 ski season officially came to an end this past week at SuperTour Finals in Craftsbury on the GRP’s home course. With World Cup athletes returning to the US for the final races, the field was stacked, ... go arrow