Winter’s first party starts Oct. 1-2 with live bands, a Long Trail Brewing beer tent, new gear from the top brands in Vermont and beyond. Come to the Sheraton in Burlington to see the latest from Vermont brands such as J skisSki The EastPowe SnowboardsRenounSilo Skis , Dodge Ski Boots, and more. Plus, live bands, 7 great action films, demos, prizes and more. Brought to you by the Burlington Rotary Club and Vermont Ski + Ride Magazine. Proceeds from the event benefit the Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation.