This article originally appeared on the Green Mountain Lines Blog and was written by Sarah Galbraith. Sarah has lived in Vermont for the past 8 years but has only been skiing for the last 4. She loves being in the snowy woods and mountains, just skitching around. In the past Sarah worked in renewable energy and currently she is a program manager at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund. She’s also a writer covering outdoor sports, gear, and events in Vermont. Lastly, she wanted everyone to know that she buys all of her gear at Onion River Sports.