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Find a place shaped as much by weather and wilderness, as the quirky culture that comes with living along the International Border. A place where the clamor and confusion of everyday life has been replaced by precious stillness and views of boundless expanse.
Come see whatâ€™s waiting for you in the Jay Peak Region at the Top of VT.
A SPLASHING IMPRESSION
Swim for what you believe in.
Taming the Critics: Hotel Heroines Saving the world, one sleep at a time.
FIRST LIGHT Truth, justice and the Wright way. ___________ 4 GO FIGURE A numbers game. ________________________ 7 MYSTERY DINES AMONG US The secret identity of Oral Kelly. ___________ 10 THE CROP CRUSADER Disguises come in many flavors. ____________11
ICEGIRL TRAINING ACADEMY The makings of a hockey hero. _____________ 14
Summer Camp Super Squad
AIN’T NO PLACE I’D RATHER BE Live every day like a Grateful Dead song. ____ 18
Heroes are made on the mountain.
WELCOME TO HUNGERVILLE, VERMONT Now entering your stomach. ______________20
Greens Machine Nine Iron Man. It’s got a nice ring to it.
WEDDING PICTURE POWER Don’t be the bad guy with the bad photos. ___ 22 JAY PEAK UTILITY BELT With great powers come great gadgets. _____ 24 RAISED JAY OR NOT Hero vs. antihero. The choice is yours. _______ 26 LIGHT ROOM / DARK ROOM It’s a crime the photos aren’t any bigger. _____ 27
19 Jeezum Crow
VACATION PLANNER What matters most is your plan. ___________ 33 PARTING SHOT Do the right thing._______________________48
It’s who you are underneath that counts.
If you had a dream superpower, what would it be? Look for our commentary in the margins.
By Steve Wright
Who doesn’t need or hasn’t, at some point, held out for a hero? If you’re 40ish and of MTV generation stock, you likely immediately connect to Bonnie Tyler and her Footloose anthem, circa 1984. Baby Boomer? You connect to a simpler, less Aqua Netted period and likely look at heroes through a Spiderman, Hulk or Wonder Woman lens. And if you date further back into the greatest of generations, your oldest-school sensibility connects perfectly to Stan Lee and his Flash and Captain America characters. Here? We tilt a bit toward Lee’s Jack Frost, who seemingly wandered the Arctic with no knowledge of his past origins and was made completely of ice. He was fond of protecting innocent bystanders with his wholly un-ironic ice umbrella and ultimately vanished after defeating an Arctic Ice-Worm by sacrificing himself. We like him because of his blue skin and 32-degree ambient body temperature. And our shared lack of love for Ice-Worms. While you won’t find the heroes contained in this summer’s Jay Peak Magazine in an Avenger’s episode or lolling about with the Homo-Mermanus Sub-Mariner (apparently the most short-fused of the superheroes), they’re no less character leads in their own right. Just minus the tights, gilded weaponry and shellacked hair. Check out several words about super-foodie Katherine Sims (page 11), or learn how to properly cultivate a superhero of your own in our Raised Jay Camps (page 15). Get inside a phone booth with Oral Kelly to learn how he brings both of his identities to bear as he manages Jay Peak’s thickly settled restaurant scene (page 10), and learn
why Jay Peak’s own Jack Frost—aka, Dennis Himes— created a camp for future lines of heroic female defensewomen (page 14). In between all this are mild-mannered looks at how to be Jay, how to see Jay and how to Raise yourself Jay—in words, pictures and mildly suggestive illustrations. Our Vacation Planner (pages 33–44) will help you plan the perfect getaway to a spot that feels not totally unlike your own Fortress of Solitude. The archenemy of boredom? Our Pump House Indoor Waterpark. Our music festivals (3rd Annual Jeezum Crow and 12th Annual August West) act as a de facto dynamic duo of summer fun. And while I might not be able to parallel the Hall of Justice with our award winning Championship Golf Course, know that it wasn’t from a near heroic lack of trying. Suffice it to say, you don’t need any form of x-ray vision to see that a Jay Peak summer vacation will put a cape on your back and an S on your chest with the family. There. I’m done. We look forward to seeing you this summer and fall. If you have any questions about booking your Jay Peak vacation, I’d be happy to help. Drop me a line at email@example.com. To infinity and beyond.
PUBLISHER Bill Stenger, President, CEO & Co-Owner Ariel Quiros, Chairman of the Board & Co-Owner E D I TO R Steve Wright, CMO, Jay Peak D E S I G N & CO N T E N T D E V E LO P M E N T
C R E AT I V E D I R E C T I O N Isabelle Philippe Origin Design + Communications
D E S I G N & I L LU S T R AT I O N Edouard Coune, Philippe Leclerc, Cato Pulleyblank Origin Design + Communications
P R O D U C T I O N & CO O R D I N AT I O N Kim Hewitt, Jay Peak Marketing Manager Raphaëlle Bessette, Marie-Josée Legault Origin Design + Communications
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Steve Wright, Graham Mueller, Stephanie Nitsch, Sarah Tuff Dunn C O N T R I B U T I N G P H OTO G R A P H E R S Christina Bernales, Justin Cash, Andrew Lanoue, Jason Guild, Gary Martin, Laurent Pinabel AD SALES JJ Toland, Director of Communications + Partnerships PRINTER Solisco 147, rue Saint-Paul Ouest, bureau 120 Montréal, Québec, H2Y 1Z5 solisco.com
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Melting point of iron
Rumored nightly rate of the Royal Penthouse Suite at the President Wilson Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland
Number of #wedding Instagram posts*
Annual quantity of parsnips harvested by Green Mountain Farm to School
Thickness of a standard hockey puck
2,386 Number of complaints* by attendees of the August West Festival over the last 12 years
Attendees at SXSW’s Guinness World Record-breaking Footed Pajama Party
lbs Increase in volume when water freezes
* Guest indicated a displeasure with the sharpness of fresh-cut grass underfoot.
The year Batman first appeared in DC Comics
Maximum acceleration on La Chute
lBS 1,040 Assumed weight of The Incredible Hulk
By Stephanie Nitsch
When it comes to making memories on your family vacation, the options are as limitless as your imagination. For the Pinabel family, recent first-time visitors to Jay Peak, their creative interpretation led them to the warm waters of the Pump House Indoor Waterpark, where inspiration bubbled with every wave. “I could think of a million cool things that we loved about the waterpark and that would make us go back,” says Laurent Pinabel, patriarch of the Montreal tribe. “You’d think I got paid to say nice things.” Forfeiting all means of compensation, we polled the Pinabels to find out how, exactly, they preferred to slip, slide and shout their way to water-logged memories.
ÉLOI Favorite ride
The indoor and outdoor hot tubs. I got to bring my floaters and swim goggles.
Number of times on the water slides Zero. Not tall enough to ride the big slides.
Waterpark gadget of choice Swim googles
Most used expression
“To be able to turn into a wolf and have bionic hearing skills, so I can hear if my friends are spreading my secrets.” Keaton erwin, Critic
The tubes! Especially the blue one. I really wanted to do La Chute, but I am not big enough yet. Soon, I hope.
Number of times on the water slides Too many to count.
Waterpark gadget of choice Inner tube
Most used expression
LAURENT Favorite ride
La Chute. Feeling the floor give away and falling without having time to understand what is going on is not natural. I like it.
Number of times on the water slides
A few less than Milo, but still too many to count. GoPro
Waterpark gadget of choice GoPro
Most used expression
SOPHIE Favorite ride
The pool and the outdoor hot tubs. After all the activities with the kids, it was great to be outside facing the mountain.
Number of times on the water slides Two. Spent most of the time in the hot tubs.
Waterpark gadget of choice Robe
Most used expression
For day passes and hours, visit jaypeakresort.com/pumphouse. 9
MYSTERY DINE AMONG US
By Graham Mueller
hat is it about Oral Kelly? He’s always in a suit, never a flannel. You can tell he’s from far away the second he opens his mouth. Everybody calls him when they have a problem, and he takes care of them with a smile. And then some. No matter what. You’ll know your stay at Jay Peak was great, but you might not appreciate how much this man sways your fate.
Kelly’s business card says Director of Restaurants, but that belies the hands-on power this man wields at Jay Peak. “My typical day goes from being a director to being a busboy,” he says with an accent that gives away his Jamaican heritage. Kelly is incredibly active around the resort and isn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves in his restaurants or elsewhere. The fact that he does so in a spotless suit is the next clue you’re witnessing someone special.
“I live for that one guest that is so pissed off they want to burn the building. When I’m done with them, they’re asking me when they can come back.” The same applies to his outlook on summer. When the season’s over, he’s already looking to get back to warmer, longer days. As much as he loves taking his kids to the parks for basketball and pickup soccer games on idle summer Sundays, you won’t catch him on the snowy slopes. “I’m probably one of the only employees who doesn’t ski in the winter time,” he says gravely. Vermont, after all, is a long way from Jamaica.
“I live for that one guest that is so pissed off they want to burn the building. When I’m done with them, they’re asking me when they can come back.”
The suits mix fashion and function, it turns out—much more than a placeholder for a name tag. “When you walk into a room, your presence must be felt without you doing or saying anything,” he says. He knows he can take on people’s problems, even if they aren’t with his restaurants. One power he relishes most is simply helping people enjoy their time. “In the hospitality industry, we get to influence every moment of the guest’s stay,” he says. If they’re already in a sour mood, he can be their sweetener.
Nevertheless, Kelly takes his job seriously. But the way he sees it, his first priority is having a good time. “Jay Peak appeals to that fun side, which is why I got into the business in the first place, and it’s why I’m still here.” It’s an attitude that’s reflected in his suits and his smiles, at Alice’s Table (try the short ribs), and definitely at Jay Peak. “I’m going to give it everything I’ve got until I’ve got nothing left,” he says. And there’s certainly no mystery about that.
E D A S U R C
Interview by Steve Wright
Katherine Sims, Founder and Executive Director of Vermont’s Green Mountain Farm to School (GMFTS) Program, may not look at herself as any sort of superwoman, but her efforts in bringing local food into light in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom is cape-and-tights worthy by any measure. Here, she muses on how the program took flight and what brings her back to the ground. As an Art History major in college, I had a language requirement and figured Italian was the best connection to that. I was bad at it and figured the best way to improve was to move to Italy and jump in headfirst. It was more like stomach first. Obviously, the food blew me away—certainly because of the quality—but it was more the communal aspect of it. How it brought people together. I fell in love with the process of food. Growing, gathering, preparing, eating it—the entire process was so connectively important within the culture. It had an impact on me. I don’t much care for yogurt, tapioca, cottage cheese. It’s textural and visceral. I’ll still eat them if I have to, but would rather not. Italy turned on a light for me regarding food. Vermont lit up the whole house. I had relatives who lived in Southern Vermont and after working on a small farm in Connecticut during school, I started looking at opportunities in Vermont. Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont sent me a list of farms and I started calling around, trying to find a spot that needed help. Luckily, the Lazors (Jack and Anne of Butterworks Farm in Westfield) needed someone. I did everything from milking cows and picking rocks to reading books and driving tractors. I wrecked a lot of shit driving tractors. I helped launch The Yale Farm Project back at school. It was an urban farm program that helped get local food
into the dining halls and integrated sustainable food courses into the curriculum. It was a beta for the GMFTS Program I created here in Vermont. I collect heirloom seed packets and vintage Pyrex dishware. This isn’t a sentence I would have expected to say when I was younger. If I was wrapped in a truth lasso, I’d be forced to tell you that I have a strong affection for peanut butter cups, Madam Secretary and Pillsbury Flaky Layer biscuits. I’m fine if you don’t tell anyone that. Especially the biscuit part. I’m not sure what my superpower would be but, believe me, my outfit would be no joke. I’d have several outfits actually. Bright colors. Functional boots. Possibly an odd hat. Like a character on Soul Train with strength or x-ray vision or something. GMFTS started as just one afterschool program in northern Vermont. Now we have sustainable gardens at 25 schools and 100 different institutions who buy local produce from us. Lots of superheroes made that happen. You make three really important decisions every day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. You decide what you eat. I think you need to make good decisions. Not heroic ones, just good ones. Frosting. I like frosting too.
By Stephanie Nitsch
For the last few years, Maeve and Keaton have become the “chosen ones” of Jay Peak’s product testing, gifted with supernatural abilities to pick apart the resort’s amenities. With every issue of this magazine, the two girls call upon their candid honesty for the sake of the greater good. But being Jay Peak’s official delegates comes with great responsibility, and such heroic efforts sometimes require a bit of R&R. This time, we dressed the girls in their favorite pajamas and sent them to Hotel Jay with a mission to uncover the highs and lows of lodge life. From hallways to hand soap, they gave us the full report on what makes a hotel feel more like home.
“You’ll find decorative pillows on the couch if you’re watching TV, but there are none on the bed.”
“The pillows were awesome for hitting Maeve.”
“You can only stay here if you want to have fun.”
“The beds weren’t bouncy enough.”
“You can do a lot of tricks on the bed. Like karate kicks. Just don’t do a cartwheel or a flip because you could hurt yourself.”
“Housecleaning probably makes, like, 200,000 beds every day.” “You need to have fun, relaxed clothes and pajamas you’re comfortable in. If you’re uptight, it’s not fun.”
“The power to heal. Generally useful, especially with small kids, but also for the zombie apocalypse.” Kim Hewitt, Marketing
“The soap wasn’t that scented. It could have smelled like roses or something.”
Top 6 PJ Party Snacks
“If you want to run in the hallways, don’t wear shoes. Just wear socks. If you have shoes on, I don’t even know how to explain it, but it’s not okay.”
“The luggage cart is a transporter for your stuff. I’d rather have someone else push it because it’s really fun to ride on.”
“Always say thank you and goodbye. If you don’t, they’re not gonna really want you back there because it’s not very nice.”
Mike & Ike
Where do you have to go to get some super shuteye around here? Try one of these accommodations, for starters. • HOTEL JAY & CONFERENCE CENTER • STATESIDE HOTEL
“When you’re checking out, pretend to be sad when you’re leaving. Then maybe they’ll feel bad for you and let you stay another week.”
• TRAM HAUS LODGE • GOLF & MOUNTAIN COTTAGES • TIMBERLINE COTTAGES & CONDOS • VILLAGE CONDOMINIUMS & TOWNHOMES • SLOPESIDE CONDOMINIUMS • TRAILSIDE CONDOMINIUMS
“The rooms had a TV and closets to put stuff in. It was like a real room.”
• MOUNTAINSIDE CONDOMINIUMS • STONEY PATH CONDOMINIUMS
“There’s a computer in the lobby and people hog it up all day. There should be a five-minute policy, because people need to play on Wapking and Instagram.”
Book your Jay Peak lodging at jaypeakresort.com/lodging. 13
By Graham Mueller
Filling an ice rink in August is a feat that Ice Haus general manager Dennis Himes is faced with every summer. Last year, Himes had an epiphany. See, the rink’s head honcho is also the father of twin 12-year-old girls who both worship anything stick-and-ice. Himes knew his daughters weren’t the only young ladies itching for a puck camp of their own, so he devised
the area’s first all-girls ice hockey development camp at Jay Peak. The three-night sleepover brought out 50 girls from around the US and Canada. For Coach Sarah Vaillancourt, one of the camp’s two head coaches, it couldn’t have been more successful. “Dennis is a professional at what he does,” she says. “He welcomes us with open arms, he is passionate about the game and he knows how to take care of his people.”
START 7:30 a.m.
Their legs might be tired from the previous two days, but a solid breakfast gets the campers out of bed early.
Cold ice and a hot meal. Campers take a lunch break at the Ice Haus Café and chat about their favorite play of the day.
Coach David Venditti—himself the head women’s coach at University of New England—guides the campers through an off-ice workout to train the body and mind.
Coach Vaillancourt, a two-time Olympic champ, leads a mid-day lecture about teamwork and progression.
9:30 a.m. It’s still early when the girls hit the ice, so Coach Venditti pumps out the positive energy with pep talks and fun drills.
1:45 p.m. With off-ice free time to mix up the day, teams start dialing in their choreographed moves for tonight’s end-of-camp dance competition.
6:00 p.m. …until the smell of a pizza party at the Pump House Indoor Waterpark lures them off the ice.
8:30 p.m. The camp’s success hinges on a final challenge: who’s got the best moves? Teams converge one last time for the dance-off.
10:30 p.m. By night three, the girls are exhausted and pass out before the first round of Truth or Dare even begins.
4:00 p.m. A hockey girl’s job is never done, and round two of rink drills commences…
For details on camps, rentals, hours and more, visit jaypeakresort.com/icehaus. 14
“The ability to talk to animals and understand them.” Maeve Wright, Critic
By Stephanie Nitsch
If there’s one common trait that exists among all Raised Jay Summer Campers, it’s owning up to a fierce imagination. After all, it’s the most natural instinct when you’re six years old and handed a scoop, a shovel and a magnifying glass and told to hunt for macro invertebrates while wading in a stream. “There are so many outdoor activities that exist, and a lot of it has to do with your imagination,” says Luke Sussdorff, director of the Raised Jay Summer Camps. “We want to inspire kids to take the next step and get outside as much as possible.” The program’s mission—to blend recreation, education and fun—is overtly simple, yet resoundingly successful. Since 2012, hundreds of campers have “graduated” from Raised Jay Summer Camps, heading into tweenage years with a new appreciation for the wonders of the wilderness. But if you think all children are ingrained with an urge to play in the mud or the ingenuity to transform a stick into, say, a magic wand, then think again. “Some kids come here with wilderness deficit,” says Sussdorff. “We learn how to start a fire without matches, and they’ll have no idea they could do that. And if you’re a young kid and haven’t built a fort in the woods, you’re missing out. I’m 26 and I still love to do that.”
2016 Raised Jay Summer Camp Info For ages: 6-12
per camper, per week
per add. sibling, per week
The series of weeklong day camps cover the gamut, tapping into the creativity of childhood while prepping for the responsibilities of adulthood. Which is to say: nature hikes, surf and golf lessons, arts and crafts, Tram rides, survival skills and cooking sessions make regular appearances throughout each week— with Raised Jay manifestos cleverly wrapped into every activity. The camp’s biggest life lesson, however, is sage advice for any age. “Slow down, unplug and get outside,” explains Sussdorff. “We wanna get them started on that idea at a young age so they’re not constantly connected with a tech device. That could be as something simple as going on a hike and listening to what’s around you. It’s all about making sure these kids are decompressing outside.”
For camp dates, prices or to register, visit jaypeakresort.com/summercamps. 15
What does it take to become the (Nine) Iron Man of Jay Peak’s Championship Golf Course? For one superhuman, it requires negativity. As in, negative six under par. As in, the number 66: the course record held by golfer Bryan Smith, Jay Peak’s former snow reporter and events director who’s as adept at calling fore as forecasting flurries.
By Sarah Tuff Dunn
It takes above-average powers, indeed, to master the 6,874-yard, par-72 championship golf course, designed by Graham Cooke and celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Both Golf Digest and Golf Weekly have called Jay Peak’s fairways the best public course in Vermont. Similar kudos have come from Golfweek, which proclaims it to be “for serious golfers only.”
Jay peak golf course BY THE NUMBERS
But really, Jay Peak’s golf course is simply a lot of fun, says Smith. Here, the record-holding Iron Man shares some secrets on what else to stuff in your bag beyond irons and woods to elevate your game. (Hint: “You’ll use every club and face a great challenge,” he says.)
700ft elevation change
52,129 balls lost per year
Remember Visine to keep your eyes clear for the vistas. “First and foremost is the setting. Tremendous views,” says Smith. But crisp vision also helps with deceptive slopes and tricky design features. A sense of direction is key. “When you’re out on the front nine, everything moves away from the mountain,” explains Smith, “so you can have a putt that looks like it’s breaking six inches, but it’s probably going to break more. On the back nine, the West Bowl affects your play. It’s pretty crazy and very unique.”
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13 water hazards “First and foremost is the setting. Tremendous views.”
“You’ll use every club and face a great challenge.”
A FitBit could earn you some bragging rights after it measures your mileage. “The Jay Peak Golf Course has length,” says Smith, “and also elevation and wind. The ski mountain is about 70-percent blue and black runs, and you could use that same ratio on the golf course.” Stay patient though for treats like the granite formation that sticks out on the 15th hole, a favorite for Smith who loves the risk-to-reward factor of Jay Peak. Lastly, dig into some humble pie. “With golfers, there’s a lot of pride, but at Jay Peak, your ego is diminished by the time you turn and grab a hot dog,” he says. “You’ve got to respect it from the start.”
To book a golf vacation or tee time, visit jaypeakresort.com/golf. “Omnilinguilism, so I could speak any language, anywhere.” Dennis Himes, Ice Haus
Celebrating a Dozen Years of the Grateful Dead and a Grateful Community By Sarah Tuff Dunn
What’s one thing that makes the Jay community go weak in the knees? It’s the sound of Grateful Dead music, rising up from the Jay Village Green during the annual August West Festival. “The name’s from the Dead song ‘Wharf Rat,’” explains Jay Peak Resort’s Steve Wright of the event’s roots. “A dozen years ago, we were looking to create some energy across the summer period, and at the time, there wasn’t much of a music focus to what the resort or community was doing.” In its first year, about 100 people showed up. Today, more than 1,000 festivalgoers make the pilgrimage. But August West remains focused on how music moves people in a remote mountain town just a few minutes from the Canadian border. “There’s a sense of camaraderie that’s born from really having to rely on and support one another,” says Wright of the bonds that bring together the community of Jay—night and day, season by season. So when summer comes around, the tight-knit town knows how to let loose. What else might be making some Northern Vermonters melt this next August West, celebrating its 12th anniversary on August 13, 2016?
It starts with some tie-dye paint, kept in squeeze bottles for instant kaleidoscopes that evoke the spirit of Jerry Garcia by means of Rick Redington and the Luv—a Rutland, Vermont-based band that’s been the anchor act since Day 1—as they play such classics as “Friend of the Devil,” “Scarlet Begonias” and “Franklin’s Tower.” Then those colorful t-shirts start swirling as denim overalls and sundresses join the mix, along with plenty of bubbles into the Vermont August sky. Adults, meanwhile, are practicing their yoga headstands, hula-hooping or just hooping it up with old friends. Let’s not forget the four-legged friends. “We invite harmonious dogs to hang out,” says Wright. “Dog harmony is always nice to see. No teeth gnashing or posturing. Happy dogs are nice.” Local Sally Rivard has ridden her bike a couple of miles to August West every year since it began. She trumpets the music, the free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and the feel-good vibe as the aspects that make her feel like Wonder Woman. “The most fun I ever had at an August West Festival,” she says, “was walking around meeting people. It’s laid-back, community fun, and it just makes you smile the whole time.”
For more info on August West, visit jaypeakresort.com/events.
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“The ability to make the best Bloody Caesar, every time. (Eric Bruch currently holds that power, and it’s why I go to the Big Jay Tavern.)” Andrew Lanoue, Marketing
TEAR CARDS ALONG THE DOTTED LINE & DISTRIBUTE ACCORDINGLY
“Relax. Have a homebrew.”
For two days in late July, the 3rd Annual Jeezum Crow Festival brings in an assemblage of animated characters to Jay Peak’s premises. Upwards of 1,500 avengers descend upon the Stateside Amphitheater, dispensing a hotbed of supernatural talents like polychromatic t-shirt hypnotism and interpretive dances that materialize
with every jam band set list. For many, these habits are gleaned as a result of assimilation by cultural appropriation— influenced by an original cast of festivalgoers that unite from one year to the next. Below, discover Jeezum Crow’s most iconic heroes and the distinguishing qualities that set them apart. By Stephanie Nitsch
“Where the hell are we?”
Powers: Four-ingredient alchemy, counterflow wort chilling, barley speechifying
Powers: Amphitheater omniscience, superhuman lyrical memory, backstage pass sublimation
Powers: Seasonal flip-flop adaptation, party precognition, grill manipulation
Weaknesses: Magic Hat, Long Trail, experimental ales, Lemon Drop hop pellets
Weaknesses: Merch shirts, herb, ponytails, retrofitted school busses, pyrotechnics
Weaknesses: Nitrate-free tailgate spreads, Vermont cheddar, shot skis, Solo cups, jorts
DATES: July 22-23, 2016 General Admission tiX: $40 1-day / $60 2-day available at jaypeakresort.com/JeezumCrow
Band lineup: “C’est quoi ce vacarme, osti?”
Powers: Leaf peeping vision, bilingual profanation, Francophonography, hairstyle levitation
Powers: Hula-hooping endurance, magnetic dancing, agile patchworking
Weaknesses: Robert Charlebois, Les Rita Mitsouko, pleated shorts, poutine
Weaknesses: Organic matter, Ben & Jerry’s, rapid change, live active cultures
Dark Star Orchestra Alejandro Escovedo Larry Campbell/Teresa Williams Sleepy Man Aqueous Rick Redington & The Luv The Aerolites and more…
The Drink (802) 988-2720
Howie’s (802) 988-2748
Super strength: Tiki drinks, minus the tiki umbrella Dueling blenders and cold kegs shake up summer at the Pump House Indoor Waterpark’s poolside bar, located Snack Bar and Café on the upper deck. (802) 988-2728
Super strength: Fingers over forks Not your little league concession stand. Rink-side treats like pizza, pretzels, salads and sandwiches go down quickly, especially alongside a cold pint.
Super strength: Like your mom makes A Jay Peak interpretation of a greasy spoon diner, hot and hearty staples are served up on weekends only at the Stateside location.
Bullwheel Bar (802) 988-2736 Super strength: Blues ‘n’ brews Concerts and craft beer go hand-in-hand at the Stateside bar, open in the summer during special events only.
Clubhouse Grille (802) 988-2770 Super strength: Proximity of the 19th hole Perched on the edge of the 18th fairway at the Jay Peak Championship Golf Course, you’ll find country club grub during the day and an intimate Italian ristorante in the evening. Reservations suggested.
The Foundry Pub & Grille (802) 988-2715 Super strength: Bites for every taste From kids to discriminating adults, The Foundry is a three-square-meals-a-day place at Hotel Jay, featuring fire-grilled flatbreads, toasted sammies and eclectic entrées.
Warming Shelter Snack Bar (802) 988-2730 Super strength: No shoes, no shirt, no problem Kid-friendly cuisine competes with more refined snacks like fish tacos, cheesesteaks and BLTs inside the Pump House Indoor Waterpark.
Sky Haus Deli (802) 988-2070 Super strength: Adventurous dining Tram-top dining at 4,000’, picturesque views of Montreal and made-to-perfection sandwiches. Could a day on top of the world be any more spectacular? (Hint: no.)
Alice’s Table (802) 327-2323 Super strength: surf & turf The casual comforts of summer are showcased with weekly Friday night BBQs, occasional Saturday lobster boils and regularly scheduled Sunday brunches inside the Tram Haus Lodge. Reservations suggested.
Tower Bar (802) 327-2324 Super strength: Tramside cocktails Get loose with a Vermont beer, a stiff libation or a late-night bite to eat inside (or outside) the Tram Haus Lodge.
Provisions General Store (802) 988-2091 Mountain Dick’s Pizza (802) 988-2740 Super strength: Carbo-loading on the go Hand-tossed pies, individual calzones and loaded subs burst at the doughy seams, convenient for a post-surf session at the Pump House Indoor Waterpark, just down the hallway.
Super strength: Everyday sundries A scaled-down version of one-stop-shopping, featuring a made-to-order deli, a walk-in beer fridge, souvenirs and daily essentials—both edible and non.
“Psychic abilities so I can anticipate big groups before they arrive.” Oral Kelly, Restaurants
By Stephanie Nitsch
For many years, professional photographers have saved newlyweds from the bride’s second cousin’s girlfriend’s crappy photos, one 64 GB SD card at a time. But with the advent of pocket-sized darkrooms, no longer are they the only picture takers in the game. A wedding photographer will undoubtedly triumph over a wedding guest’s iPhoneography time after time, but your hashtagged gems can easily become the crowd-pleasing sidekicks to an album of top-notch pics. Local Jay Peak photographer Kat, of Kingdom Wedding Photography by Kat, explains that the dynamic duo— the melding of the professional and the amateur—can, in fact, work together to complement each other’s skills.
“Mind Control. Our Trip Advisor scores would go through the roof, plus I would always be right.”
JJ Toland, PR & Communications
1 Elastic-like flexibility
Stretch, deform, crouch or flatten. Some of the most creative shots require getting malleable, giving a shift to your eye-level vantage point. Develop your bendy-ness by lying down, kneeling on the ground or climbing a staircase for an unexpected angle.
Environmen tal manipulatio n
Develop an extraordinary ability to perceive your spatial awareness in order to avoid photobombs from exit signs or Honey Buckets (or photobombing the wedding photographer yourself). It’s a skill that can be mastered as easily as taking a step in a different direction.
5 A secr et
There are powerful stories behind life’s little moments and reactions that require a sharp set of eyes. Morph into the proverbial fly on the wall and pay attention to the smallest of gestures, like the couple’s hands cutting the cake or a fellow guest wiping away a tear, which uncover a more intimate story.
For wedding venue and planning info, visit jaypeakresort.com/weddings.
Use the terrain at Jay to your advantage. Climb a rock, hide in a tree or ride the Tram to capture sweeping aerial photos. Or use that perspective to reveal candid, behind-the-scenes moments that no one else has access to.
A good photo doesn’t need much editing, but your camera’s flash can be your best defense against black silhouettes or underexposed subjects. Just know that an iPhone flash has a reach of six feet, so keep your distance in mind.
While many superhuman powers can be learned and mastered, the art of time travel is harder to manipulate. When in doubt, put down the camera, party in the present and leave the important and iconic shots to the hired heroes. 23
By Graham Mueller
O’Neill Locked Stripe Hybrid shorts Everyone from Wonder Woman to Wolverine has to cover their wonder bits in the waterpark or on the links.
Natural Life “You Make the World a Better Place” keepsake Saving the world from ill will, one kind phrase at a time.
Keen Versatrail shoes Like a getaway car for your feet, these trekkers will take you from the bricks to the sticks.
“The ability to make the laundry fold and put away itself.” Emilie Smith, Customer Service
Ashworth Merino Wool golf shirt Sheep’s wool disguised as a high-tech, ultra-breathable polo. Or as a Merino cape.
Jay Peak Mesh 3D Maple Leaf Snapback hat + Smith Drake sunglasses + Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless headphones When coordinated together, this secret identity is one step away from a Clark Kent doppelgänger.
Long Trail Jay Peak Tram Ale If heroes and villains can agree on one thing, it’s the hot tub. If it’s two things, add a cold beer.
Sleeping under the stars
Customized sleep apps
Deadfluence Spotify playlist
Vuvuzela Chromatic Orchestra album
Clean eating Playing in the dirt Poolside misting machines
Road trips with the windows down
Nostalgic cereal cafes
â€œThe ability to make 2/3 off-suit hold up against any hand, any time.â€? Steve Wright, Marketing
JUSTIN CASH WHAT IF "TUBULAR" WAS STILL COOL TO SAY...
ANDREW LANOUE WHEN FOLIAGE MEETS FROST. A BREEZY TRAM RIDE TO BEAT THE HEAT. SUMMITING FOR THE SUNSET. MARRY ME?
ANDREW LANOUE POOLSIDE FOR SOME MARCO POLO PRACTICE.
“Controlling the weather. We’d have snow in the winter. The farmers would have rain and sun in the summer. And I’d have Christmas in July with actual snowflakes.” Katherine Sims, GMFTS Founder
NOWHERE IN A HURRY. NESTLING UP FOR THE EVENING. SILHOUETTE SERENADE FROM LOWELL MOUNTAIN. JEEZUM CROW, WHAT A SHOW.
ANDREW LANOUE HUES ON HIGH.
VACATION PLANNER Because everyone needs a good plan
THE HERO’S HANDBOOK TO JAY PEAK Summer edition Carefree days, relaxed nights, dirt stains and tan lines. It doesn’t take much to devise a heroic summer getaway in the mountains. But in case you need help finding more ways to play, Jay Peak has you covered. With ongoing entertainment like our year-round indoor skating rink, 18-hole Championship Golf Course, Pump House Indoor Waterpark, music festivals, aerial Tram rides, barbecues and good ol’ fashioned relaxing, your vacation reads more like the summer camp of your dreams. But with better sleeping arrangements. Call (800)
451-4449 or visit jaypeakresort.com to book your stay.
LODGING Stay where you play all summer long
GET MORE THAN
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DEAL Summer offers
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THE BEST THINGS COME IN PACKAGES Plan less and get more Lodging Waterpark packages include access to the Pump House Indoor Waterpark Golf packages include unlimited daily rounds on our Championship Golf Course (1st round guaranteed, additional rounds based on availability) Daycare for kids ages 2–7 Access to the outdoor pool and hot tub for Hotel Jay, Stateside Hotel and Tram Haus Lodge guests Unlimited access to the Hotel Jay Fitness Center for Hotel Jay, Stateside Hotel and Tram Haus Lodge guests Access to the Ice Haus Indoor Skating Arena during Public Skate hours
BOOK ONLINE (because it’s easier)
Free internet access
jaypeakresort.com or call (800) 451-4449
On-property shuttle service
to speak with a real, live human booking agent
SPLASH + STAY Pump up the House PACKAGE FOR A FAMILY OF 4 HOTEL ROOM from just
Packages include 1-night lodging and 1-day access to the Pump House Indoor Waterpark
GOLF + STAY Swing on by PACKAGE FOR 2 ADULTS HOTEL ROOM from just
Packages include 1-night lodging and 1-day of unlimited golf on our championship course
LODGING ONLY Just Relax PACKAGE FOR A FAMILY OF 4 HOTEL ROOM from just
Rates are subject to change without notice. Hotel from rates are based on a room in the Stateside Hotel. All rates are based on high summer. Early and late summer rates available. Other lodging options available.
LODGING OPTIONS Home away from home
HOTEL JAY AND CONFERENCE CENTER
TRAM HAUS LODGE
176 rooms and suites ranging from regular room to 3-bedroom suites that include kitchenette or kitchen. Located at the base of Tramside, with direct access to the Pump House Indoor Waterpark.
Studio, 1-, 2- & 3-bedroom suites and offers flat screen HD televisions, free in-room wifi and free guest lockers. Located steps from Tramside lifts and Taiga Spa.
STATESIDE HOTEL 85 slopeside rooms at the new Stateside Hotel and Baselodge offer the most affordable on-mountain lodging. They feature rooms (not penthouses), a diner (not a bistro), a gear shop (not a denim bar) and, coming Winter 2016, a Recreation Center that puts the center of all centers to shame. Unlimited guest shuttle service to Tramside base area and all surrounding amenities, including the Pump House Indoor Waterpark and Ice Haus Arena, are included.
GOLF & MOUNTAIN AND TIMBERLINE COTTAGES
VILLAGE CONDOMINIUMS AND TOWNHOMES
1- and 2-bedroom cottages available. Many of these new, multi-level cottages sit along the first hole of our Championship Golf Course.
Luxurious yet affordable 2- to 5-bedroom units are perfect for medium or large groups and feature slopeside access to the resort.
1- or 2-bedroom suites with beautiful views of the golf course and surrounding ranges. Furnished with kitchenettes, flat-screen TVs and local artwork.
1- to 3-bedroom luxury suites include a full kitchen, flat-screen TVs and 1-3 bathrooms. Larger units include 2 levels with a second spacious living area.
STONEY PATH CONDOMINIUMS
Deluxe slopeside condominiums feature 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom, plus a full kitchen, living and dining rooms, a fireplace and balcony.
Deluxe and economy 2-bedroom units located on the road between Stateside and Tramside, a 10-minute walk to the Tramside amenities.
A mix of studio, 1-, 2-, 3- or 4-bedroom units. Value-driven condos ideal for families and within walking distance to Tramside amenities.
3-bedroom, multi-level units sleep up to 6 people and are within walking distance to all Tramside amenities.
GOLF Come play the nicest course in Vermont
GET INTO THE SWING OF THINGS Fore the love of the links Our course, of course, is nice, because we say it is. Plus Golf Digest and a bunch of other magazines perennially rank us as the best public course in the state. But all the news that’s fit to putt can be found on our fairways. Multiple tee boxes mean the course can be as challenging or as approachable as you feel you’re ready for, and our rates are less than places down south that think even more of themselves than we do. And, clearly, that’s saying something. LODGING COUPON BOOKLET SAVE $25 on 1 hour of golf instruction.
GOLF RATES 2016 Day Rates
Weekend & Holiday
(Monday –Friday, non-holiday) Cart rental is $15 for 9 holes and $20 for 18 holes
2016 Season Pass Rates
By June 1 After June 1
1,199 2,999 499
WHEN’S YOUR TEE TIME?
MAKE IT A GROUP EFFORT
GOLF CLINICS & LESSONS
Book a time by email or phone
Groups of 12+ get great discounts
For all ages and abilities
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Rates are subject to change without notice.
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THE PUMP HOUSE Indoor Waterpark
PUMP HOUSE RATES Day Pass Rates Adult (15+)
3 & under
(access to the park but not the features)
Locker rentals require a $5 key deposit.
Cabanas (3-hour rentals) Monday – Friday & non-holiday
Saturday – Sunday & holidays
JUMP RIGHT IN Satisfy the need for leisure at the Pump House Indoor Waterpark. Surf, climb, float or lounge in the water features, and be forever changed by the restorative effects brought on by thousands of gallons of aquatic entertainment. LODGING COUPON BOOKLET
GET $6 IN CREDITS to the Elevation 1851’ Family Arcade. $10 OFF an Adult or Junior day pass to the Pump House Indoor Waterpark.
SECURE YOUR PASS ONLINE jaypeakresort.com/daypass Please call (802) 988-2710 for more information
SURF’S UP Catch a lesson on the Double Barrel FlowRider
More information: call (802) 988-2710 or email
GROUP DISCOUNTS If you have 12 or more in your motley crew
jaypeakresort.com/groups To book your group:
LODGING COUPON BOOKLET SAVE $20 on a 1-hour surf lesson.
Rates are subject to change without notice.
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THE ICE HAUS Indoor skating arena
The fact that it’s based at the base of our mountain means it’s also the best. Play a little shinny, practice your crossovers or just wobble your way around the ice with your family.
IT’S THE ICING ON TOP
ICE HAUS RATES
The Ice Haus Indoor Arena offers several hockey and skating camps throughout the summer, including:
Planet Hockey Camp JULY 10 – 14 WEEK 1 (SUN – THURS)
Boston Junior Bruins Hockey Camp JULY 17 – 21 (SUN – THURS)
Pro Ambitions Hockey Camp JULY 24 – 29 (SUN – FRI)
Northeast Kingdom Skating Camp AUGUST 1 – 5 (MON – FRI)
Public Skate Admission
Kids (3 & under)
Stick & Puck (all ages)
Helmet required (full visor for kids 17 & under)
Skates Vermonter Rate
Private Rentals (for parties, reunions, etc.) Per hour
Contact Dennis Himes at
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Rates are subject to change without notice.
LODGING COUPON BOOKLET SAVE $40 on a 1-hour private ice rental.
FOOD & DRINK Satisfy the appetite and quench the thirst
FEAST ON THE FLAVORS OF JAY
Summer is for eating
Plenty of variety for the pickiest of eaters
FRIDAY NIGHT BBQS
Jay Peak fires up the grill every Friday night in the summer with an outdoor BBQ at Alice’s Table. Good for meat lovers and veg-heads alike.
Make the first meal of the day count with Sunday brunch at Alice’s Table. Every Sunday morning throughout the summer.
Gather ‘round the big patio and open fire pits at the Clubhouse Grille for ongoing summer specials and fine dining ambiance.
Aroma Coffee Shop Alice’s Table The Tower Bar Mountain Dick’s Pizza The Drink The Foundry Pub & Grille The Warming Shelter Snack Bar Buddy’s Mug Coffee Shop The Clubhouse Grille The Sky Haus Deli
LODGING COUPON BOOKLET
SAVE 50% on your second pizza when you purchase a large pizza at Mountain Dick’s Pizzeria.
The Bullwheel Bar
2-FOR-1 large coffee purchase at Provisions General Store. ONE FREE starter at The Foundry or The Clubhouse Grille when you order any 2 entrées. SAVE 10% on breakfast at Howie’s Diner.
Howie’s Restaurant and Bar
For schedules and sample menus, visit
TRAM RIDES & HIKING Take a peek at the peak
TRAM RIDE RATES 360° STORIES With the views inside our 60-passenger tram, the journey to the top is as much of a story as the destination itself. Over 50 miles of summer trails are primed for exploring at Jay Peak. Hitch (or hike) to the tallest point at Jay Peak and discover that horizons can be expanded in more ways than one. Visit jaypeakresort.com/summer
Rates are subject to change without notice.
Day Pass Rates Adults (15-64)
Juniors (4-14) & Seniors (65+)
Kids (3 & under)
*A family consists of 2 adults and up to 3 dependents. Call (802) 988-2611 to confirm Tram schedule.
LODGING COUPON BOOKLET FREE ADULT OR JUNIOR TICKET for Vermont’s only Aerial Tram.
GROUPS & WEDDINGS Whatever the event, we’ll help plan it
A WEDDING MADE IN JAY Whether you choose to be on top of the world at our Elevation 4,000 summit with stunning views of the Green Mountains, or take in the serene view from the Garden Valley Pond, the natural beauty makes a stunning backdrop for all your family photos. Perched on a knoll above the golf course, you can experience outstanding Northeast valley views in The Barn with traditional post-and-beam construction and wide-open side doors that offer a rustic feel for an almost outdoor ceremony. Contact Heather Jerrett at (802) 988-2181
TAIGA SPA The Taiga Spa, located in the Tram Haus Lodge, offers a full range of massage and spa treatments, so you can fill the time between your more strenuous endeavors and get-your-hands-dirty kind of adventures. A full range of bridal services are also available. Visit jaypeakresort.com/taiga LODGING COUPON BOOKLET SAVE $20 on a 50-minute facial or 80-minute massage. SAVE 15% on a full manicure or pedicure.
HOTEL JAY & CONFERENCE CENTER Conduct business or host a meeting at the Hotel Jay Conference Center, featuring over 36,000 sq. ft. of event space. Perk up any event with group activities around Jay Peak and ensure everyone’s well fed with the resort’s huge selection of food and beverage choices. Up to 40% OFF LODGING for midweek conference groups, July–November 2016.
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SUMMER CAMPS Raised Jay, play Jay This isn’t your father’s summer camp. Raised Jay Summer Camps are weeklong day camps that teach Raised Jay values through kid-friendly activities like nature hikes, surf lessons, arts and crafts, survival skills, cooking sessions and more.
Ages 6–12 years / Monday–Friday (9am–4pm) Ropes courses, surfing, skating, golfing, climbing, tie-dyeing, cooking, hiking, kayaking & more.
JULY 11–15 / JULY 18–22 / JULY 25–29 / AUGUST 8–12
2-NIGHT WILDERNESS CAMP
Register now jaypeakresort.com/summercamps or (802) 988-2737
Rates are subject to change without notice.
EVENTS CALENDAR We guarantee there’s always something to do More than just a mountain, Jay Peak has a chock-full calendar all year: music, on-mountain events and waterpark contests. Be sure to check jaypeakresort.com/events for exact dates, times and details.
5th Annual Trail Running Family Festival SEPTEMBER 3–4 This festival is a series of trail races for all abilities (ages 4+) over Labor Day weekend. Run one, two or three races, varying in difficulty. This race series gives the beginner and the trail running nut multiple levels on which to compete.
7th Annual Bean & Brew OCTOBER 1 Coffee and beer. Maybe an unlikely pair to some, but not to us. After all, it’s how the day begins…and how the day ends. At least up here. Now in its fourth year, the Bean & Brew Fest will once again be pouring the most flavorful coffees and frothy beverages this October. Discover craft beers from around the state and some of the tastiest locally roasted coffees. There will be live music and plenty to do for the kiddos while you’re in the beer garden.
JULY 22-23, 2016 STATESIDE AMPHITHEATRE
MUSIC SERIES With a 3,000-person capacity, Stateside Amphitheater is Jay Peak’s largest venue for dance-worthy acoustics. This summer, scoop up tickets for a number of outdoor concerts, including these highlighted acts. Details and tickets at jaypeakresort.com/music
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TROY: Custom-built 3348sf, 3BR, 2.5BA on 55.15A near Jay Peak. Maple orchard, Jay Branch frontage. Formal areas, great details. Ample garage space. Motivated Seller. $499,000. Lyell Reed - #4449782
TROY: Open concept floor plan centered around huge stone fireplace, 3BR, 3 full BA, well-appointed kitchen, radiant heat, hickory cabinets, 12.88A, grand views. $318,000. Nick Maclure - #4460054
TROY: Private 14.13A, 2 ponds, nice view, 4700sf Post-n-Beam, 4BR, 3.5BA, open kitchen/living, stone fireplace, cedar sauna, deck, and porch. $550,000. Nick Maclure + Bruno Marquis - #4461992
JAY: Handcrafted woodwork and cherry cabinetry, 3024sf inviting living space, 3 full BA, 5BR, covered entry porch, large deck, circular drive, 3.23 acres. $329,000. Travis Casey - #4463718
NORTH TROY: Restaurant licensed for 110, equipped kitchen, banquet room, 5 rental rooms, 2 full apartments, ideal location. Turn-key. $349,000. Lyell Reed + Travis Casey - #4445772
JAY: Vacation or rental home, mere minutes from ski slopes. Well-kept 3BR, 2BA, large eat-in kitchen, deck looking over brook frontage. Like new at $222,500. Dave Campbell - #4398703
TROY: Affordable home, 2BR, 1BA, refreshed and ready. Tree-shaded lot, attached 2-car garage. VAST trail out back, close to Jay Peak and Big Falls. $88,999. Lyell Reed - #4467367
JAY: Updated 3BR, 1BA log home, 33 mostly wooded acres with a pond. New roof, windows, more. Primary or rental, close to the mountain. $210,000. Bruno Marquis - #4446935
MONTGOMERY: Mountain views, privacy, 10.11 wooded acres. 3BR, 2.5BA, soapstone gas fireplace, vaulted timbered ceiling, walkout basement. $165,000. Micheline Cote - #4348134
TROY: Fabulous Jay Peak view, 11.5A, pond. Massive logs, stone fireplace, custom tile floor, cherry cabinets, granite counters, open space, 3BR, 3.5BA, large loft. $449,900. Nick Maclure - #4242519
WESTFIELD: 255 acres on West Hill Rd, 15A open, many trails, hobby sugarbush, beaver pond. Also includes 2BR, 2BA Chalet plus older barn and farmhouse. $499,000. Dan Maclure - #4438861
JAY: Wooded 10.1 country acres, deadend road, 2 access points, power at lot. Near world-class skiing, golf, indoor water park, snowmobiling, Long Trail. $47,000. Andrea Kupetz - #4454177
For more information on these properties and so much more be sure to visit us online.
Your Dreams Are Our Job !
A bedtime story for TRAIL RUNNERS Then after many years a skier was visiting Jay Peak in May and saw many trails without snow. (the skiing was still epic in May , btw) . He went back to his car and traded his skis & boots for some trail running sneakers and actually started RUNNING on the trails!
Once upon a time....in the dark ages (aka ...the pre tram days) the idea of the Jay Peak Trail Running Festival was born by 2 unknown NE Kingdom settlers.
After many years, the Jay Peak Tram was built and people started focusing on simply going DOWN the mountain on skis. The idea of being on Jay Peak without skis seemed to have been forgotten forever.
Disclaimer: We here at sub 5 racing are tram lovers...not haters.
The actual trail shoes used and the actual trail that was first run.
And thus in 2011, The Jay Peak Trail Running Festival was born. Now, every Labor Day Weekend, 100's of trail runners of ALL abilities enjoy Jay Peak without skis & run all over Jay Peak .....and they lived happily ever after.
Trail runners living happily ever after.
For complete details about how you can live happily ever after like the trail runners in our story....or at the very least get all the race details visit.....
Sept 3-4 | Labor Day Weekend y! Kids' Trail Race | Three 5k's ll 3 in one da na Ru 25k | 50k Ultra * Voted one of the top 21 destination trail races in AMERICA by Trail Runner Magazine.....so you should come.
WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON?
DO YOU ALWAYS WIN IN POKER?
DO YOU EVER swoop in to save the day?
DO YOU WAIT IN LINES?
DO YOU GIVE ADVICE?
WOULD YOU CHEAT AT HIDE-AND-SEEK?
HAVE YOU EVER VISITED JAY PEAK?
NOT SO SUPER
FLYING INVISIBILITY EXQUISITE TASTE IS A REAL POWER NOW YOU’RE JUST LYING TO US COMING INTO YOUR POWERS CAN BE TOUGH
“The hero is never the star of the story.” - Marilyn Manson
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