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Vermont SnowboardingThis is where snowboarding got it’s start. So why not board where snowboarding first started, beside the conditions are just great for snowboarding at nearly all of Vermont’s Ski Areas. A snowboarding vacation is outrageous way to getaway. Vermont offers the snowboard enthusiast challenging fun at a variety of slopes. With the best mountains, hotels, inns, resorts, and mountain rentals – it’s no wonder Vermont is New England’s top boarding destination. Discover the best snowboarding in the east in … Vermont – where snowboarding began! Ask us about VT Snowboarding vacations or share Snowboard comments.  To feature your business, contact us.

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The Willoughvale Inn on Lake Willoughby, Rt. 5A, Westmore, VT 05860
Warm hospitality awaits you at the WilloughVale Inn, situated in an exquisite natural setting on the shores of Lake Willoughby. Lodging is gracious and informal, providing a perfectly relaxed atmosphere for vacationing in all four seasons. Ten unique guest rooms and eight cozy cottages feature full-equipped kitchens, some feature a fireplace, Jacuzzi and docks. Pets are welcome in limmited accommodations. Boating, water trampoline, game room and WiFi. Seasonal dining. Discounted rates.
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Wildflower Inn ,Vermont Inn Northeast Kingdom Vermont Inn country inn dining bed and breakfast inn, country inn,
The Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851
"Warm hospitality and tons of kids' activities" -Yankee Magazine. With on-site direct access to VAST 52 snowmobile trail and lots of room for trailer and sled parking, this family-friendly country resort on 570 acres is perfect for your Vermont snowmobiling getaway! The Wildflower inn offers comfortable rooms and suites, mountain views, cozy sitting rooms with woodstoves, and a casual atmosphere. On site x-country skiing and snowshoeing trails, sledding, skating, bonfires, petting barn, kids' programs & playroom, hot tub & sauna. Burke Mountain skiing just 3 miles away.   
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Sunset Motor Inn
Sunset Motor Inn, 160 VT Route 15 W Morrisville, VT 05661 | 800-544-2347
A family owned hotel in scenic Vermont. Recently updated rooms and amenties. 55 units, apartment suite, four houses in a convenient location. Charlmont Restaurant, located next door. Children 12 & under stay free, Group Rates, Bus Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Outdoor Pool, Views, Select pet-friendly rooms available; a large lawn is available behind hotel.
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Snowboard VermontSnowboard Culture has its own unique flavor, including music, apparel and language. Here are a few of the more interesting terms used by snowboarders. If you want to speak like a snowboarder, or just understand one – read on. Snowmobile Terms.

Snowboard Terminology

Alley-Oop
Any maneuver in the halfpipe where you rotate 180 or more degrees in the uphill direction.

Regular
Riding with your left foot in the forward position

Fakie
Riding with your right foot in the forward position.

Backside Rodeo
Turning your back downhill when coming off a jump, flipping 540 and landing fakie or rotating 720 and landing regular.

Boned Out
Over-exagerating body positions when doing tricks, often giving the legs the appearance of being extended or stretched to the maximum degree.

Bonk
Hitting an object with your snowboard.

Duck Foot
A riding stance where heels are together and toes point outward away from one another.

Grind
To ride objects such as boxes and handrails with a snowboard.

Hammer
To ride as hard as possible.

Ollie
A hopping motion achieved by lifting first the front foot, then the rear foot before springing off the tail of the snowboard.

Nollie
A reversed Ollie, leading with the rear foot first.

Rolling Down the Windows
The spinning of your arms wildly in the air in an attempt to regain balance.


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