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VMBA Day – Stratton / NATS

August 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - August 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for the 3rd stop of the VMBA Days series at Stratton Mountain(8/27) and the Northshire Area Trail System- NATS(8/28)! On Saturday we will be at Stratton Mountain Resort. VMBA and Stratton Mountain Resort will be leading 2 group rides during the day. The first one will be going out at 11:15am with Stratton staff. Then at 2:15pm VMBA ambassador and Stratton Bike park expert Tony Bailey and VMBA’s Event and Programs Coordinator Joe Gaynor will lead a ride. Routes will be chosen by the riders.

During the day VMBA will be at their tent signing people up for the group rides, selling memberships on the spot, and signing people up for the free raffles. This is a great opportunity to pick up your membership and use your one free Stratton DH ticket.

If you’re interested in getting some timed laps. Stratton has set up the Kick It Up A Notch Downhill Bike Race.  Sign up HERE before Saturday so you can be added into the system. See how you stack up against your friends.

To finish off the day stop by the Athletic Brewing  sampling area and the Stratton Base Plate (10% off your order if you’re a member). Once you have had time to relax in the base area. We will be doing a free raffle at 3:30pm. You will need to be present to win.

Why not make it a full on weekend. We will be doing a group ride at the NATS network Raptor Lane. We will be meeting up around 9am and heading out shortly after to check out the new trails.

Parking: Raptor Ln, Dorset, VT 05251. There is limited parking in the main lot. If you see people already parking in the lower area, please do the same.

Trail Map

To sweeten the deal Stratton is offering a lodging discount at the Black Bear Lodge for the weekend. You can see the deal HERE. Then on Friday and Saturday night the Bondville Fair will be going on. A staple in Vermont since 1797, the Bondville Fair is back for its 224rd year for fun. With 224 years of crafts, eats, and events, this is not a fair to miss! Come out for Track Events, the Quilt Hall, the Floral Hall and more. More Details HERE.



  • Saturday 8/27
    • 10am – 4pm: VMBA tent will be open and lifts are spinning.
    • 11:15am: Group ride with Stratton staff will be going out.
    • 12 – 3:30pm: Athletic Sampling
    • 2:15pm: VMBA Ambassador and staff group ride.
    • 3:30pm: Free raffle (must be present to win).
    • 4 – 7pm Bondville Fair
  • Sunday 8/28
    • 9am: group ride heads out.
    • 11am: group ride 2 heads out.


  • Stratton Group Rides Saturday 8/27: 11:15am & 2:15pm
  • Athletic Brewing Samples Saturday 8/27: 12 – 3:30pm
  • Free Raffle Saturday 8/27: 3:30pm
  • NATS Group Rides Sunday 8/28: 9am & 11am



August 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am
August 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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Stratton Resort
5 Village Lodge Rd
Stratton Mountain, VT 05155
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