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Some new snow overnight

Posted 2/17/12

Some Vermont ski resorts are reporting 1 to 3 inches of new snow fell overnight on the upper portions of their mountains. The weather forecast shows some potential snow showers over the weekend, as…

More snowy surprises for central and northern Vermont

Posted 12/29/11

Ski resorts in the northern and central parts of Vermont picked up another round of unexpectedly high snowfall yesterday. Depending on location, it was on the order of 6 to 12 inches of snow! (Check…

Snowmaking at Killington ski resort, Vermont

Snowmaking resumes and ski lifts will turn this weekend

Posted 12/2/11

This time of year can really try a skier's patience. Temperatures rise and fall. Rain can sneek in, rather than snow. And sometimes we can get a blizzard. You just never know. As we turned our…

Warm temperatures early this week will keep some lifts closed

Posted 11/28/11

Mother Nature helped fuel the excitement for a snowy start to the 2011 - 2012 ski season, and five Vermont ski resorts ran lifts this Thanksgiving weekend. But today two of the ski areas have closed…

More Vermont ski resorts to open

Posted 11/23/11

This Thanksgiving we're thankful for some fresh snow falling in Vermont! Some higher elevations and ski areas are reporting 6 to 10 inches of new snow so far this morning. The amount depends on…

Snow may be on its way in time for more Vermont ski resorts to open for Thanksgiving weekend

Posted 11/22/11

I flew in over a frosty-topped Camel's Hump yesterday afternoon after a trip out of town. I soon heard that the forecast calls for a winter storm tonight into Wednesday! Could be a few to several…

Riding last year at Bolton Valley

When do Vermont ski resorts plan to open for 2011 - 2012?

Posted 11/5/11

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2018-2019 POST ABOUT OPENINGS>> With that crazy October snowstorm, Mother Nature allowed Killington to get a jump-start to the ski season. The resort continues to offer…

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…

Farmers’ markets in Vermont — veggies (and more) in the mountains!

Posted 7/15/11

After a snowy winter and wet spring, we are enjoying farmers’ market season in Vermont! At recent markets that I went to I saw lots of leafy vegetables, tomatoes, beans, peas, beets and more. Can’t…

Three ski resorts remain open in Vermont

Posted 4/21/11

You can still ride the lifts at three ski resorts in Vermont: Sugarbush, Jay Peak and Killington. And the weather looks nice for Friday and perhaps Sunday, which is Easter. Are you going to hop to it…

Big March snowstorm in northern Vermont

Posted 3/7/11

The snowstorm that is currently hitting Vermont has been most ferocious in the northern part of the Green Mountains. (It's about time! Several of the storms this season favored southern Vermont!) …

About a foot of fresh snow to play in

Posted 2/2/11

I'm going skiing in the morning! Yippee! The boards are waxed and my boot bag is packed. I'm interested to see how the new Green Ski Wax I just used will hold up for me. It smelled different when I…

Nine Vermont ski resorts are open December 4; some snow in forecast

Posted 12/3/10

Add Bromley Mountain to the list of Vermont ski resorts that plan to be open this weekend. They plan to start spinning their lifts on Saturday. Here are your choices for Vermont ski areas open this…

Mountain improvements at Jay Peak, Sugarbush and Stowe ski resorts

Posted 11/21/10

Base area and lodging enhancements were the focus this year at the northern Vermont ski resorts of Stowe, Sugarbush and Jay Peak, with some additional snowmaking improvements as well. Sugarbush…

When do Vermont ski resorts open for the 2010 – 2011 season?

Posted 11/14/10

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2018-2019 POST ABOUT OPENINGS>> Updated 12/3/10 AM It's that time of year: Vermont ski resorts are planning their opening days and making snow to make those opening…

Vermont's mountains to get first snow this weekend?

Posted 10/14/10

Are you ready for this? The National Weather Service reports that the higher peaks in Vermont may receive a few inches of snow, which may start falling on Friday! Check out the mountain forecast…

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…

What a difference a week makes

Posted 5/5/10

Last week we were in the midst of a freak spring snowstorm, while the last few days have been warm — almost too warm as we hit around 80 degrees. Things are looking very green in northern Vermont. And…

Playing around in deep, damp snow on April 29

Posted 4/29/10

Here's a peek at what things looked like at higher elevations today in northern Vermont. I messed around on the Bryant and World Cup trails on Bolton Valley's nordic system this afternoon. Yesterday's…

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