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2015 Opening day at Stowe, Vermont

The question everyone is asking: When will Vermont ski resorts open?

Posted 11/19/15

<< FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR 2016 OPENING DATES >> -Updated 1/8/2016 AM- When will ski resorts in Vermont open for the 2015-2016 season? This question has been hard to answer. We've seen a…

Vermont lift ticket discounts and deals 2015 – 2016. Come & get your skiing deals!

Posted 10/30/15

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> -Updated 3/21/2016- We all want value when we make a purchase. Buying a ski ticket is no different. We've searched for the best lift…

Cold temps and snowflakes in forecast this weekend -- and a ski area will open, too!

Posted 10/15/15

Things are awfully colorful around here these days, but don't let that fool you. Snowflakes are part of this weekend's chilly October forecast. (Yes!) Plus, with the colder temperatures nipping at our…

And the last resort standing is...

Posted 5/6/15

We moved rather rapidly from winter to early summer here in lower elevations of Vermont. Green stuff is growing like crazy and flowers are blooming. I may have to mow soon. With the warm weather, Jay…

Lifts will still be spinning this first weekend in May

Posted 4/30/15

Here's the scoop on which Vermont alpine ski resorts are still open and which resorts have closed for the season.

Skiing at Bolton Valley on April 1, 2015

Which Vermont ski resorts remain open in April 2015?

Posted 4/7/15

UPDATED APRIL 29, 2015 If you haven't noticed, Old Man Winter didn't seem to want to let go of his hold on the Green Mountain State. We've been doing a whole bunch of skiing in Vermont. As of APRI…

Vermont ski resort opening dates 2014-2015

Posted 11/12/14

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE 2015-2016 OPENING DATES!>> Here's how Vermont ski resort opening dates are looking as of 12/18/2014. Opening dates are always difficult to pin down. Mother Nature has to…

Sugarbush snow

A little fresh snow, a little fake snow, and one resort to open this week

Posted 11/2/14

November has made a nice and chilly entrance here in Vermont so a few resorts fired up snowmaking this weekend (Stowe, Okemo, Sugarbush, Killington...). Mother Nature did her part by bringing some…

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,…

New chairlift at Okemo, Vermont

Vermont ski resorts with lift improvements this year

Posted 10/7/14

Among the on-mountain investments and improvements happening at Vermont ski resorts each year (we'll soon recap all that is new at each ski area for 2014-15), some of the most exciting changes are…

May skiing at Killington

May Skiing: And then there was one...

Posted 5/12/14

Three Vermont ski resorts had chairlifts running in May 2014. They were Killington, Jay Peak and Sugarbush. Now, however, only one remains. Killington will run a lift on weekends as long as the soft…

April spring skiing in Vermont 2014

Which resorts are open for skiing in Vermont this last weekend in April?

Posted 4/24/14

Have you had enough skiing yet for this season? For those who still need some warm wind on their face and cold snow at their feet, you can hit up one of these ski resorts in Vermont. They will run…

Lifts are still spinning!

Posted 4/17/14

So we had some warm weather and rain and then it snowed again this week! The five open ski resorts in Vermont were reporting two inches of new snow (Killington) to eight inches new (Smugglers' Notch)…

Gondolas and Groomers: Skiing this week at Killington Resort, Vermont

Posted 2/1/14

At Killington Resort this week, I gained a greater appreciation for gondolas. It's been cold in Vermont recently and Wednesday and Thursday of this week followed suit. We bundled up to hit the…

When do Vermont ski resorts open in 2013?

Posted 11/7/13

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE 2018-2019 OPENING DATES!>> Updated 12/17/13 For the 2013-2014 ski season in Vermont, here's a list of opening dates. These may change according to weather patterns, of…

SkiMaven's annual Vermont lift ticket discount post for 2013 - 2014. Bring on the skiing deals!

Posted 10/31/13

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Updated 3/16/14 Everyone wants to find a good deal once in a while and skiers and riders are no different. We've taken a look around the…

A few October snowflakes, dropping temps, and Killington will open this weekend!

Posted 10/23/13

It didn't take long for Killington to jump on the cold temperatures that have just arrived in Vermont this week. After making some snow last night, Killington announced today it will offer some very…

New base lodge at Jay Peak ski resort in Vermont

What’s New? Central and northern Vermont ski resort improvements for 2013 / 2014

Posted 10/14/13

As a skier or rider, it’s good to know about the changes you can expect at Vermont ski resorts this winter. Here’s a look at on-mountain improvements that have been announced at northern and central…

Memorial Day Weekend snow at Jay Peak, Vermont

Freak late-May snow on highest Vermont peaks

Posted 5/27/13

No, this post is not dated incorrectly. It is in fact Memorial Day Weekend and the images you see do indeed show fresh snow atop some of Vermont's highests peaks! After several days of rain (we were…

Fun under the spring sun

Posted 4/22/13

A couple more Vermont ski resorts closed this weekend, but not before skiers and riders hit the slopes for springtime fun under the sun. Here are a few shots from this weekend that we found on…

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