An excerpt from Malcom Cooper's article for Stratton Magazine
A group of local outdoorsmen/women has raised the art of uphill climbing (or "skinning") to party status. The winter woods of Vermont are silent, dark and deep (I think Robert Frost said that) and fascinating and beautiful to explore. A Green Mountain peak that you may be familiar with from summer hikes is a different universe altogether in January. Millions of skiers take in the winter views from the tops of Stratton, Bromley and the other lift access hills but only a few each winter gaze in silence down at the Manchester Valley from the summit of Mt Aeolus (Green Peak) when three feet of snow make hiking on foot prohibitively exhausting.
The full article can be read by clicking on the link:
The Dorset Winter Climbing Club | Stratton Magazine