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Ski area improvements in Vermont 2016 - 2017

New in 2016 - 2017: Enhancements at central and northern Vermont ski areas

Posted 10/14/16

Vermont’s ski resorts are getting prepared for a new — and hopefully MUCH snowier — ski season. Here’s a recap of ski area improvements and investments in the central and northern portions of Vermont.…

Vermont lift ticket discounts and deals for 2014 - 2015. More discounts = more skiing!

Posted 10/31/14

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Updated April 7, 2015 Here’s the way we see it: The more lift ticket discounts you find, the more skiing you can do! We’re here to help…

Snowmaking improvements in Vermont

On-mountain improvements at central & northern Vermont ski resorts for the 2014-2015 season

Posted 10/17/14

Snowmaking. That's the most prevalent improvement at Vermont ski resorts for the 2014-2015 ski season. A big reason is a program with Efficiency Vermont that provided incentives to replace old,…

A couple short videos to cozy up with in this chilly weather

Posted 1/24/13

It’s been darn cold this week in Vermont. In fact, I’m scared to see my heating bill! During this cold snap, why not cozy up with hot chocolate and these short videos related to snow and skiing in…

Blue-sky Saturday skiing. Nice!

Posted 12/15/12

Today was a day to get out into the sunshine! Clear blue skies beckoned to me and I decided to head over to opening day at Bolton Valley Resort. Bolton had its Vista Quad and Mid-Mountain…

Snowmaking resumes across the land

Posted 12/12/12

A cold front has allowed snowmaking to resume across the state. Thank goodness! And a little bit of fresh snow has fallen over the last two days at higher elevations. Inconsistent temperatures have…

Making snow high atop Smugglers' Notch ski resort in Vermont

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

Posted 12/20/11

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…

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…

Slalom gates, US Ski Team racers & kids — all at Cochran's today

Posted 3/24/10

I have to admit, if I had a white ski helmet, I might have asked some of the US Ski Team members to sign it today. Hey, everyone was doing it. At the Cochran's slalom race Ted Ligety was signing…

Some US Ski Team members to race at Cochran's on Wednesday

Posted 3/23/10

How cool is this? US Ski Team star Ted Ligety just wrote on Twitter that he helped shovel snow onto the T-Bar line at Cochran's Ski Area in Richmond, Vt., in preparation for tomorrow's slalom race!…

Sunshine ruled over northern Vermont this morning.

I think I ski better in the sunshine

Posted 12/19/09

We were on the lift at Smugglers' Notch this morning with some friends by about 8:30 a.m. An hour earlier the temperature had been a balmy 5 degrees at the top of Sterling Mountain. Luckily, the sun…

Cochran's Ski Area in Vermont

Cochran’s Ski Area in the spotlight

Posted 11/24/09

Despite being in a business where bigger is often considered better, cozy Cochran’s Ski Area in Richmond, Vermont, continues to thrive as it serves skiing families. Just last week, The Boston Globe…

Make tracks to a Vermont ski swap.

Northern & Central Vermont ski swaps in 2009

Posted 8/31/09

<<CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE 2018 LIST OF SKI SWAPS!>> Yes, it's getting cool outside. I'm getting antsy, too. Now's the time to plan your attack on Vermont ski swaps. What gear are you going to…

Northern and Central Vermont ski swaps and ski sales

Posted 9/29/08

<<CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE 2018 LIST OF SKI SWAPS!>> I don't know about you, but I'm looking for some ski gear before the snow flies this year. For one, I want to pick up some plastic telemark boots…

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…

On the Bolton-Trapp ski trail, part of Vermont's Catamount Trail.

Your vote could deliver $50K to Vermont's Catamount Trail

Posted 6/17/08

This news just came into my inbox... The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) is one of five finalists for a $50,000 grant that could help secure some 90 miles of unprotected sections of the…

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