EVENT: 24 Hours of Stratton
The 24 Hours of Stratton is an epic skiing / snowboarding event designed for people of all ages and ability. Ski as an individual, or create a family of up to 12 riders consisting of co-workers, neighbors, friends or classmates. Each athlete can ski for as long or as little as desired, from noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday as the mountain is lit for night time riding, from dusk until dawn!
The 24 Hours is FIRST and FOREMOST a FUNdraiser dedicated to helping underpriviledged youth in Vermont. "Moving Mountains” is a Stratton Foundation initiative to provide basic living necessities such as food, warm clothing, personal care items, access to dental treatment, school supplies, transportation to school and doctors visits, and an equality of educational opportunities for children that cannot otherwise afford them. Also supported through “Moving Mountains” is a “Student Success Program” targeting high school teens who aspire to be first generation college graduates or who are not yet fulfilling their potential.
A weekend party of activities is planned for athletes and spectators:
- Friday night welcome dance party
- Opening Athlete Parade
- Live Bands and DJ music
- VT Food & Special Event Vendors
- Games, Raffles, Giveaways
- Celebration BBQ and Awards
Prizes are awarded in many different individual and family/team categories, for most money raised and for most vertical feet skied.