Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Fat Bikes, Freedom, Fun and Fossil-Fuel-Free

A fat bike parked in front of the Village Sport Shop Trailside, on the Darling Hill Road, in Lyndonville, Vermont. Photo by Danielle Sussmann Turo.

By Danielle Sussmann Turo

Do you know what a fat bike is? Fat bikes are your guarantee of a fun bike ride in all-terrain, in all types […]

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

One of the Greenest Resorts

Jiminy Peak is striving to become 100% powered by renewable energy sources. Courtesy photo.

By Roger Lohr

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort located in the heart of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts just announced the construction start of a 2.3 megawatt community solar facility located on 12 acres […]

Governor Cuomo Announces

Solar Energy to Power Belleayre, Gore, and Whiteface Ski Centers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that the three state operated ski resorts at Belleayre, Gore and Whiteface Mountain have committed to using solar power to operate their ski lift and snowmaking operations.

“By using renewable energy to power major operations at these world-class ski […]

Green Mountain Club’s Winter Trails Festival Exposes You to Cold Weather Pleasures

Waterbury Center, Vermont, January, 2014 – With the shorter winter days and the mercury plunging, it’s all too easy to stay indoors, grab a blanket, and snuggle into couch potato heaven. But then you would be missing the magnificent display of nature in winter.

Don’t fall into hibernation. Dress in warm layers and […]

Collective of the Most Sustainable X-C Ski Resorts in North America Stands Against Climate Change

By Roger Lohr

Many cross country (XC) ski areas operate in an environmentally-friendly manner, and some of these operators, who are exemplars using the most sustainable practices, have created a collective of the XC ski areas called “Cross Country Skiing Against Climate Change.” These resorts are models of sustainability and in the effort to combat […]