Resorts & Mountains in Vermont > Northeast Slopes

More snowmaking & more ski areas coming online as we reach the holidays

Making snow high atop Smugglers' Notch ski resort in Vermont

Boy there’s a lot of snowmaking going on lately! Seems like the ski resorts are opening new terrain every few days or — in some cases — every day! Stowe Mountain Resort reported that it set a new record: “We had over 130 snowguns running continuously this past weekend.” And I saw the snowguns in action on the petite Cochran’s ski area this weekend. All the ski resorts are talking up their snowmaking “firepower” and respect for their hard-working snowmaking teams. (A...[Read more]

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 Filed in: Alpine / downhill skiing, Cochran's, Craftsbury, Cross-country skiing, Mad River Glen, Magic, Northeast Slopes, Stowe, Suicide Six, Trapp Family Lodge

New ski lifts at Middlebury Snow Bowl and Northeast Slopes

Northeast Slopes ski area in Vermont

We skiers have got it made, don’t you think? During the summer months while we are hitting the beach, having BBQs or enjoying the cool comfort of air conditioning, the crews at Vermont ski resorts are using some elbow grease to prepare for the coming ski season. Two smaller Vermont ski areas are adding lifts this year: Middlebury Snow Bowl and Northeast Slopes. Both ski areas have been in operation for more than 70 years. It’s wonderful that they have the means to continue to upgrade their...[Read more]

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Filed in: Alpine / downhill skiing, Middlebury Snow Bowl, Northeast Slopes, Resort improvements

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