A Painted Tour: Skiing and Painting Vermont

2: Skiing and Painting Saskadena Six

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2: Skiing and Painting Saskadena Six

2: Skiing and Painting Saskadena Six Hi I'm Carrie Pill, a professional artist and passionate skier. I had the best day skiing and painting at Saskadena Six...here's a few words on the adventure! Saskadena Six Basics: Location: South Pomfret, VT Year Established: 1936 Size: 3 lifts. 24 Trails. 60% snowmaking. Let’s talk history:  Formerly known as Suicide 6, see story about name change here: The Standing Mountain. Saskadena has notable association with nearby first rope tow in America. There is a rich history in ski racing with the annual Fisk Trophy Race. This is the site of 1982 first National Snow...

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1: Skiing and Painting The Beast, Killington, Vermont

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1: Skiing and Painting The Beast, Killington, Vermont

The Beast Basics Location: Central Vermont, Town of Killington Established year: 1958 Let’s talk size… Killington’s elevation is 4,241, she covers 1,509 acres with 155 trails and 21 lifts.  There are heart fluttering steeps and greens and blues that provide cruising, carving and knock out scenery. The longest runs utilize Great Northern and Great Eastern. They can leave you spent and satisfied. I highly recommend a “peak to creek” run, which begins at Killington’s peak and ends somewhere in New Hampshire. See more stats, maps and current conditions here: The Beast site Photo credit: Abby Allaire Killington, to me… Killington...

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Skiing and Painting Vermont, The Project

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Skiing and Painting Vermont, The Project

Skiing and Painting Vermont, The Project   Carrie, what exactly is 'A Painted Tour'? To define the project simply, this ski season I am skiing and painting all 20 alpine ski areas in Vermont. To accomplish my goals, I am teaming up with Ski Vermont.  Sharing skiing and painting stories along the way... There is rich history in skiing and art in these mountains and hills. We find views that leave us awestruck and trails that will bring the kid out in you every time. Gathering around each ski area are communities that love these places with all of their hearts,...

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