The Stowe Derby is one of the oldest and most unique ski and Fat Bike races in North America. It started in 1945 as a personal challenge between two amazing skiers – Austrian, Sepp Ruschp who was hired to come to America and head the new ski school at Stowe and Erling Strom, world famous mountaineer from Norway. The challenge was the same as it is today – to race from the top of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak to the historic village of Stowe… on ONE pair of skis! The ultimate test of a skiers ability. Continue reading The Stowe Derby
For Winter 2015/16, Stowe Mountain Resort has unveiled their new outdoor skating rink. It expands the options in winter for fun when the temperature drops. This is in addition to Stowe Arena which was recently built in the village. Continue reading Holidays on Ice
The tail end of the holiday week brought the snow we’ve all been waiting for. In addition to over a foot of snow in the last week, temperatures have been favorable for snowmaking across the mountain. Continue reading Winter is Here!
The first winter carnival, held in 1921, was the set up by Craig O. Burt, a well recognized leader of the community at that time. He wanted to help bring the people in town out of economic and winter doldrums. Continue reading Stowe Winter Carnival