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Tentative opening dates for 2012 - 2013 at Vermont ski resorts

Posted 11/1/12

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2013-2014 POST ABOUT OPENINGS>> Updated 12/22/2012 PM When are Vermont ski resorts opening? Ski Vermont has released a list of the tentative opening dates for Vermont ski…

Owners of Vermont's Jay Peak ski resort buy Burke Mountain ski resort

Posted 5/24/12

This news is just coming in. The owners of Jay Peak ski resort in northern Vermont have purchased Burke Mountain ski resort in northeastern Vermont. The sale happened earlier this week. …

With whacked-out, summer temperatures, the season is winding down

Posted 3/23/12

Vermont has experienced summer-like temperatures over the last week. We've been wearing shorts and t-shirts. The sun has shone brightly as well, and while this makes for lovely weather to recreate in,…

Google snowmobile comes to Vermont and gives you a virtual look at ski trails

Posted 1/3/12

Some fresh snow fell on ski areas in Vermont yesterday, most notably at the northern resorts, and today it is darn chilly and that is just fine with me! The ski resorts are reporting that they are…

New chairlifts at three Vermont ski resorts for 2011 - 2012

Posted 11/8/11

For the 2011 - 2012 ski season, new ski lifts are being installed at three ski resorts in Vermont. New lifts are coming online at Stowe and Burke Mountain up north, and Mount Snow in the south. …

Vermont ski ticket deals, discount lift tickets for 2011 - 2012 for Vermont residents and all skiers & riders!

Posted 10/21/11

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE CURRENT VERMONT LIFT TICKET DISCOUNTS!>> Updated 3/5/2012 When it comes to the 2011 - 2012 ski season, are you wondering what’s new for lift ticket discounts in Vermont?…

Burke Mountain in Vermont.

Deadlines, deadlines … Early bird often gets best Vermont season pass deals

Posted 8/28/11

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE 2013-2014 SEASON PASS DEAL DEADLINE POST!>> Hello skiers, in case you haven’t noticed: It’s nearly fall! It’s time for county fairs, back-to-school sales, and now season…

Lift serviced mountain biking in Vermont

Lift-served mountain biking in Vermont

Posted 6/17/11

Adrenaline rushes. Quick reflexes. Wind in your face. There’s a lot of crossover between skiing and mountain biking. Perhaps that’s why so many of us enjoy both sports! Well if you want to kick your…

When do Vermont ski resorts close this spring (2011)?

Posted 3/30/11

Updated 5/10/11 I've been checking in on the dates that Vermont ski resorts are closing. Typically the smaller ski areas close first because of lower elevations and smaller operating budgets. This…

New snow and skiing deals in Vermont

Posted 12/17/10

Have you seen our list of Vermont lift ticket deals? If you are heading to the slopes in the next few days (and you really should), you may want to check it out. You can find a deal as low as $15…

Think snow!!! Skiing the trees at Jay Peak.

2010 – 2011 Season pass discount deadlines for Vermont ski resorts

Posted 8/20/10

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE 2012-2012 SEASON PASS DEAL DEADLINE POST!>> Updated 9/1/2010 It’s inching closer to Labor Day, school time and the colors of fall — and it’s time to think about season…

It must be spring: here come the pond skimmers

Posted 3/25/10

To skim, or not to skim. That is the question. Well if you're game, you have a good selection of pond skimming contests at Vermont ski resorts to choose from. Here are a few to consider watching, or…

Fresh snow and sled dog racing, too!

Two feet of snow or more: great for skiing, and sled dogs?

Posted 2/25/10

This storm has dropped about two feet of snow on many Vermont ski resorts thus far — some are reporting more. The weather is affecting lift operations here and there today, so check my Vermont ski…

Some new snow in Vermont

Posted 12/23/09

Vermont ski resorts are reporting a couple of inches of new snow this morning  — with the snow continuing today in many places. At the stake at the top of Mt. Mansfield yesterday afternoon, there…

US skier Nolan Kasper

Vermonter to start in a World Cup race this weekend

Posted 11/13/09

This weekend's World Cup slalom race in Levi, Finland, features skiers with Vermont ties, as well as a famous neighbor to the east. Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) is set to open his World Cup season…

Mountain biking in Vermont at Kingdom Trails

Summertime around Burke Mountain Resort: Mountain biking rules at Kingdom Trails

Posted 8/23/09

In the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont — the corner of the state nestled next to the New Hampshire and Canadian borders and easily accessed by Interstate 91 — one small ski town has found a winning…

Vermont ski resorts offer variety of season pass deals

Vermont season pass deals: Seize best deals on ski passes and discount programs in early fall

Posted 8/13/09

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE 2013-2014 SEASON PASS DEAL DEADLINE POST!>> I’m sitting at my computer in a tank top and shorts, sipping a half-and-half (half lemonade and half iced tea). At the same time…

Winter Carnival time in Vermont, and a backcountry skiing event on Sunday

Posted 1/23/09

Friday afternoon update: The Skimeister and I took a longish lunch and did some cross-country skiing at Catamount nordic center in Williston, Vt. The coverage was good. My poles punched through about…

Fresh snow and bright sun at Mills Riverside Park today

Fluffy powder falls, but we need more of a base!

Posted 1/3/09

Friday night brought some snow our way in northern Vermont. As it was before Christmas, this stuff was super light and fluffy. Sugarbush resort reported seven inches of snow, Stowe says 5, Ascutney…

More snow — and wind — on another powder day in Vermont

Posted 12/22/08

The Skimeister and I were on the road at 7 a.m. today. Our mission: to make some powder turns and to be at Smuggler's Notch when the lifts opened. We only had the morning to ski, and we were going to…

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