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Thursday, January 21, 2010

OK, OK, No Yurts. Best X Skiing. Prospect MT VT

OK, OK...No yurts here. But they have the most fabulous cross country ski trails that I have seen in my life...Prospect Mountain in Woodford Vermont is what I'm talking about...
(802) 442 - 2575

Simple website. Best skiing. Best Bread Chili Bowl. Best Ski Burgers. Best Cookies. Best Lodge. Best Groomed Trails. Best Traditions. Best Full Moon Tours And Dinners Anywhere. Next Full Moon Tour:

January 30, 2010: Moonlight Dinner and Ski Tour buffet dinner in the Base Lodge followed with a ski tour by the light of the full moon. The evening concludes with warm drinks & desserts back in the Lodge.

Prospect Mountain Olympians

A well known former olympian, Bill Koch, is seen here with Andrea, Prospect's Ski Shop Manager. Bill Koch was the silver medal winner in the 30K nordic race at the Innsbruck Olympics in 1976. He is the only American ever to win an olympic medal in nordic skiing. That may change in 2010!
Former olympian Dave Jarecki represented the United States in Albertville, France in 1992 and Lillihammer, Norway in 1994 as a member of the Nordic Biathlon Team. Here is a picture of Dave (on the left) chatting with his buddy, Dane LaRoche, a former Prospect Mtn. ski instructor. Dave was Prospect's head ski instructor and ski shop attendant in 2002 and 2003.
Another competitor in the 1992 Olympics in France was Jim Curran, Jr. Jim competed in the 50 kilometer ski race. In the early 1980's, Jim was the Nordic Director at Prospect Mountain Ski Center.
One of the fastest ski sprinters in the world, Andrew Newell is currently on the US Ski Team. Look for him in Vancouver in 2010! (

It's the love and working at 4:30 AM that makes them so good.

Bruce Sargent

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