Supercar Showdown 2004: A Mountain Man's World

<< Back to Robb Report, December 2004

While supercar test-driving is not part of the everyday activities at the Equinox, located in southern Vermont’s Manchester Village, the resort’s Country Pursuits program does include off-road driving, archery, and falconry (see "Raptor Rapture"). Those desiring more mainstream country pursuits can avail themselves of 18 holes on the Gleneagles golf course, tennis or fly-fishing, or winter sports at the resort’s cross-country touring center. When a day in the field segues into dusk and indoor comforts beckon, the inn has those areas covered as well. The recently renovated Avanyu Spa carries on the Vermont theme with an extensive menu of treatments, such as the Mountain Man’s Facial and the Maple Scrub. And besides a main building that contains 136 comfortable rooms and a tavern, the Equinox’s clublike adjunct, the Charles Orvis Inn next door, houses nine luxurious fly-fishing-themed suites plus a private bar, a billiard room, and its own concierge.

The Equinox
802.362.4700
www.equinoxresort.com

The 1972 Maserati Boomerang and 1950 Bugatti Type 101C Coupé Antem are pieces of automotive mastery…
Concepts from Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, and others stole some limelight from Pebble’s historic cars…
Of the 219 cars that competed at Pebble from 16 countries and 29 states, here are our favorites…
The five-seat performance vehicle, scheduled for release in 2016, is Jaguar’s first-ever SUV…
The September 6 event near Paris on will feature an abundance of classic cars and culture…
Crafted from aerospace billet aluminum, the explosive motorcycle boasts 200-plus horsepower…
Guests high-tail it through the desert in a Ferrari, McLaren, and Porsche…
A Red 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale Wins the Quail’s Highest Honor…
With enhanced horsepower and a weight under 2,500 pounds, this racer is ready to rumble…
The latest from Galpin Ford and Henrik Fisker morphs into a four-seat or two-seat convertible…