Archive for January 2016

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Blake Harrison spends his winters exposed to the elements, pruning the Kent Ridge Orchard just west of Middlebury, Vermont. Hardy and skilled folks like Blake are a primary cog in the annual harvest process for the entire apple industry.

This episode of Wintry Mix is proudly supported by Snowbird. Located 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport, Snowbird is stacking foot upon foot of natural snow to kick off the 15/16 season. Take a break from east coast conditions and get yourself first tram as early as tomorrow while enjoying $35 million dollars in resort upgrades including remodeled slopeside rooms at The Cliff Lodge and RFID lift tickets that never have to leave your pocket. Give yourself The Bird this season and find out how you can get your 5th night free at Snowbird.com.

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The month of March features two formidable backcountry ski events in the Green Mountains, both of which raise funds for worthy causes. In episode 14 you'll meet Yurij Bihun from the Camel's Hump Challenge and RJ Thompson who is organizing the 24 Hours of Bolton.

The Camel's Hump Challenge is a 13 mile circumnavigation of the iconic, undeveloped peak raising money for the VT Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. http://camelshumpchallenge.com

The 24 Hours of Bolton is a new event which challenges participants to achieve maximum laps going up and down the backcountry and resort terrain at Bolton Valley. http://www.nativeendurance.com/bolton24.html

This episode of Wintry Mix is proudly supported by Snowbird. Located 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport, Snowbird is stacking foot upon foot of natural snow to kick off the 15/16 season. Take a break from east coast conditions and get yourself first tram as early as tomorrow while enjoying $35 million dollars in resort upgrades including remodeled slopeside rooms at The Cliff Lodge and RFID lift tickets that never have to leave your pocket. Give yourself The Bird this season and find out how you can get your 5th night free at Snowbird.com.

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Every Olympian reaches the conclusion of their pursuit eventually. Very few come away with a gold medal. Vermont's Hannah Kearney, three time Olympic mogul skier and two time medalist (gold and bronze) offers Wintry Mix listeners a window into her Olympic experience as she embarks upon life after competitive skiing.

This episode of Wintry Mix is proudly supported by Snowbird. Located 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport, Snowbird is stacking foot upon foot of natural snow to kick off the 15/16 season. Take a break from east coast conditions and get yourself first tram as early as tomorrow while enjoying $35 million dollars in resort upgrades including remodeled slopeside rooms at The Cliff Lodge and RFID lift tickets that never have to leave your pocket. Give yourself The Bird this season and find out how you can get your 5th night free at Snowbird.com.

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