STRATTON - The 2nd Annual 24 Hours of Stratton held at Stratton Mountain Resort on March 15-16 raised $280,000 this year.

The 24 Hours of Stratton is a fun, family friendly, skiing / snowboarding event for teams of 4-12 who rack up the vertical from noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday. Each athlete can ski for as long as they want over the entire 24 hour period. Prizes are awarded for most individual and team vertical feet skied and for the most funds raised.

This year the amount of people participating - as well as the fundraising - nearly doubled with 500 athletes taking part in the event.

Grand Prize of a CMH Heli Skiing Trip for 4 in Revelstoke, B.C. was awarded to Team "Eddie Troopers" raising over $33,000 for the Stratton Foundation.

Top female fundraiser, Kate Gandolfo, and top male fundraiser, Larry Marsiello, each received a custom 24 Hour Vermont Bracelet designed by Kimet Hand of Manchester.

Sponsors and supporters included Hubert Schriebl, The Stratton Mountain Resort, CMH Heli+Skiing, Coatue, ProCalc, Norse House Ski & Sport, My RideZ, Polar, Toyota, GoPro, The Vermont Department of Tourism, EQX, Typestries, Cabin Fever, Heineken, K2, and Client Attraction.

The Stratton Foundation is grateful to all who donated and participated in this event.


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