b'A NEW HOTEL AND RESTAURANT IS COMING Uphill skiing, or earning your turns, is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. Now more than ever, guests using the lifts at Windham Mountain are accustomed to the sight of others trekking upwards with specially designed climbing skins orsnowshoes. Uphill skiing has deep roots within the world of skiing, and in recent years, has seen a boom among those who wish to experience the mountain in a different way. another way toUphill skiing comes with its fair share of benefits. For starters, it provides early access to every skiers dream: Fresh, untouched, first tracks. Having make first tracks first run on a trail for the day is the jackpot that every winter sportenthusiast strives for, and uphill skiing provides the key.A second, yet equally important aspect associated with uphill skiing are the tremendous experience thehealth benefits. Studies conducted have shown that alpine trekking can burn up to 18 calories per minute, which is equivalent to running a 5-minute mile.In terms of active mountain from muscle group engagement, both upper and lower body muscles are utilized when poles D I S C O V E R A N D E X P E R I E N C E are being used in the activity. W I N D H A M W I T H U S a new pace and Here at Windham Mountain, uphill travel using skis or snowshoes is permitted during regular operating hours with a current lift or uphill travel ticket or season pass.a new perspective Uphill travel is also allowed during daylight hours when the mountain is not open withan uphill travel ticket or season pass. Prior to ascending during closed hours, travelers must check the mountain report page on windhammountain.com to ensure thatdesignated routes are open and available. There may be times uphill travel will be closed WINTER 2020 / 21 to all travelers due to conditions or safety concerns.When traveling uphill, skiers must stay to the sides of trails and stay visible from aboveat all times. It is recommended that travelers take a cell phone with them and letsomeone know where they are intending to go. Trails are not patrolled when themountain is closed. Dogs must be on a leash at all times.WWW.UNIONANDPOST.COM Know before you go: An Uphill travel ticket or pass is required. The Demo Center also offers uphill travel rental gear.windhammountain.com800-754-9463 29'