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Late-April snow in Vermont.

Winter storm hits northern Vermont. Yes, snow on April 27.

Posted 4/27/10

You know, I haven't put away my ski equipment yet. My ski pants and jacket still hang from hooks in my entryway. My boot bag has been waiting patiently in the corner of my office. I think I might have…

Spring skiing in Vermont at Jay Peak

And then there was one.

Posted 4/26/10

Updated afternoon of 4/26/10 Well it's clear that Killington has stopped running its lifts: they switched over to their summer homepage today. Yesterday was the last day for spring skiing at the ski…

Pond skimming at Killington

New snow in Vermont mountains; Down to two ski resorts tomorrow

Posted 4/18/10

We're taking bets. First, which Vermont ski resort will claim the title for staying open the latest this ski season: Jay Peak or Killington? Second, will the number of Vermont skier visits hit the 4…

Vermont ski season coming to a close

Posted 4/7/10

Updated 4/21/10 Vermont's ski season is winding down -- way down -- this week. Here's an idea of which Vermont ski resorts are open, which have closed, and when the others are expected to close. Be…

Light powder stashes & sun found at Jay Peak

Posted 2/5/10

This morning I had the opportunity to enjoy a sunny ski morning at Jay Peak Resort. When I got out of my car, the wind whipped through the parking lot and I decided it would be prudent to throw on…

New snow in northern Vermont, including Jay Peak

Surprise snowfall in northern Vermont mountains

Posted 1/27/10

Well surprise, surprise! Northern Vermont ski resorts are reporting up to 12 inches of snow has fallen on their slopes in the last 24 hours. Yippee! We knew there was going to be light snow this…

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…

Snow & cold descend on Vermont; and a free learn-to-ski deal

Posted 12/17/09

As if trying to make up for the tropical weather we experienced in November, Old Man Winter is really putting the chill on this week. It will be cold again tomorrow but I'm hoping to get out in the…

We're off and skiing in Vermont; and women's nordic event approaches

Posted 12/7/09

We're off and skiing in Vermont! Have you hit the slopes yet? I plan to go on Tuesday; I'll be sure to let you know how it is. It's nice to see that occasional snow is in Vermont's forecast this…

Snow comes to Vermont—especially in the higher peaks!

Posted 11/28/09

Now this is more like it. I'd like to welcome winter to Vermont. Oh, how we've missed you! This morning Vermont ski resorts are celebrating new snow and the return of seasonably cold temperatures on…

When do Vermont ski resorts open?

Posted 10/9/09

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE 2018-2019 OPENING DATES!>> I received a list of Vermont ski resort opening dates in my email, as reported by Ski Vermont. Of course, these may change, depending on the…

First snow in mountains of Vermont!

Posted 10/1/09

The rumors are true; we've had our first snowflakes fall on Vermont mountaintops! Twitter and Facebook are all a-twitter with excited skiers commenting on photos from their favorite Vermont ski…

Base area construction at Jay Peak Ski Resort in Vermont

News reports on Vermont ski resort improvements

Posted 8/27/09

We've hit a spell of cool, fall-like weather here in Vermont. Gets you in the mood for what's to come! While I've been concentrating on passing along any info I get on on-mountain / skiing…

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…

Vermont skiing news includes foolish felons

Posted 5/8/09

It may be springtime, but they're still churning out skiing news on the Internet. In late April, the nefarious Big Jay trail cutters were sentenced. According to the Burlington Free Press: "Paul…

Which ski resorts are still open in Vermont?

Posted 4/16/09

Here's the latest on late-spring skiing in Vermont. The resorts are the usual suspects at this time of year... Killington is still open. They hope to ski into May. Stowe is open until Sunday, April…

New snow over the weekend in Vermont

Posted 4/6/09

Mother Nature is not ready to let go of winter yet here in Vermont. On Saturday night and Sunday morning, northern and central Vermont ski resorts reported about 7 inches of new snow. For some…

Heading for the final stretch

Posted 4/3/09

Believe it or not, many Vermont resorts picked up a few inches of snow early this week. I skied in it a bit late Thursday afternoon in the Bolton Valley backcountry trails. With the warm…

The snow's been falling here in Vermont; 51 inches now at the stake

Posted 1/8/09

OK folks, while our economic recession is still trying to find its bottom, here in Vermont we're in a rebound of sorts. After a warm-up around Christmas time, we've cooled off and enjoyed some…

A Snowflake Bentley flake

Cold temps, snow in Vermont got me thinking about Mr. Bentley and his snowflakes

Posted 12/31/08

This week the temperatures have been dropping, making for some great snowmaking weather and natural flakes falling from the sky. The temperature in Jericho, Vermont, has dropped to 10 degrees (F)…

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