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College-aged skiers and riders take to the mountains of northern Vermont.

College season passes in Vermont make me want to hit the books again!

Posted 10/21/08

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO 2013-2014 SEASON PASS DEADLINE INFO>> Did you know Vermont has more colleges per capita than any other state? It's true. And all those students are now cramming for one of the…

Guidebook author's advice for Vermont ski vacations: Branch out away from mega resorts

Posted 9/9/08

What's the most common mistake out-of-state visitors make when planning ski trips to Vermont? This is the question that Budget Travel magazine put to a Vermont guidebook author this month, and I have…

Late summer/early fall deals on Vermont ski discount cards and season passes

Posted 8/27/08

Ah, nearly Labor Day. It's about time to lock in to the best deals available on season passes and skiing discount cards in Vermont. The Skimeister and I are planning to ski around Vermont resorts…

Beat the Heat: Check out Vermont's top 10 winter events

Posted 7/9/08

Skiing marathons, ice harvesting and a Wassail Weekend are all on the list of Vermont's Top 10 Winter Events for 2008/2009. The list is issued by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce after judges comb…

Fun trails and glades at Burke Mountain in Vermont!

A great Friday ski at Burke Mountain

Posted 2/18/08

Burke Mountain in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont used to have a jingle that went something like this: "Ski Burke, Vermont's northern star, Ski Burke!" I used to hear it on the radio and I wondered…

Fresh Vermont snow; all you can eat!

Vermont sledding hills and high-performance sleds

Posted 2/12/08

With all this snow falling here in Vermont, kids of all ages grab their sleds and head for the hills. What could be more fun after some skiing, or better yet, on a snow day from school? Seven Days…

There's snow in them hills!

Hey all you skiers and riders, the snow is back!

Posted 2/7/08

Don't you love it when the National Weather Service reports:   ...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTH COUNTRY... It's been snowing this week and…

Snorkeling at the Beav'

Snow envy

Posted 1/11/08

If those twits at Heavenly, Vail and Beaver Creek send me one more e-mail ... Their multimillion-dollar marketing machine keeps sending me mouth-watering photos of the three to 10 feet (that is not a…

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