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Sun Mtn Sessions IV

For the past four years between December 26th and 28th Bromley Mountain has played host to the Sun Mtn Sessions. The freeform snowboard camp run by Tim Benasich and myself, focuses on progressing freestyle skills by way of using the excellent natural terrain found at Bromley, as well as educating riders on the rich snowboard heritage of the area. Many of the scene’s top athletes and personalities got their start at Bromley and jump at the chance to stop by during the holiday season.

Though heavy rain stole away the ample early season snow that Bromley had received, this past year proved to be as fun as ever. A day of snow, a day of sun, a day of man made mountains that proved incredibly entertaining, that was Sun Mtn Sessions IV.

The closing party once again featured excellent wood fired pizza from Sammy’s in Manchester,VT and product giveaways from Burton Snowboards, Vestal Watches, Smith Optics, The Nice Life Apparel Co, Vew-Do Balance Boards and 3L Apparel.

Proceeds from the camp are donated to J.I.S.P. which helps get local kids to the mountain and into a group instruction program. Special thanks to Burleigh Sunflower and the Bromley Mountain Snowmaking Team for making sure the conditions were the best they could be.

See you in December for our 5th Anniversary year featuring a concert by hologram Tupac and The Muppets!

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Sun Mountain Sessions 2k13

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For the 6th year in a row the sun drenched slopes of Bromley Mountain will be home to 3 days of throwback fun. As always guest coaches will be stopping by to hang and show the kids what hidden gems Bromley has to offer. New for this year are 3 daily contests with prizes being handed out at the pizza party on the final day of camp. Campers ages 12 and up of all skill levels are welcome. If you’re new to snowboarding just let the folks now so we can make arrangements for special instruction. Sun Mountain Sessions is just $50 per day and spots are limited so best get to making arrangements! Look forward to the biggest and best year yet, in the meantime, do a snow dance and enjoy the video from last year!

Cheers!

Contact Info: 802-824-5522 or prostaff@bromley.com

Hard Hitting Investigative Journalism: Coachella 2011

For years I’ve wanted to attend the Coachella Arts and Music Festival in Indio, California. Each year something managed to get in the way of that becoming a reality($, location, lack of motivation) but I was determined to make 2011 a different story. When the lineup was released back in January I knew that this was the year that I’d make my dream a reality. So when April 14th rolled around did I have a wristband? No. Did I have a place to stay? No. Did I plan on going? Yup.  The next three days would be filled with good fortune, good friends and amazing music. They’d also be filled with extreme heat, exhaustion, dehydration, bizarre episodes of self loathing and of course momentary lapses in judgement. I wouldn’t have wanted to do it any other way.

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