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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…

Which Vermont ski resorts are still open in mid-April 2013?

Posted 4/16/13

So this is what I've got on the topic of which Vermont ski resorts are still open now that it's mid-April... Many mountaintops were still looking white today. It's not too late to get some turns in!…

Spring skiing at Jay Peak

More springtime fun: Spring skiing at Jay Peak & pond skimming!

Posted 3/29/13

Had a great spring skiing day at Jay Peak today. The snow was soft and plentiful, and the weather turned out to be much better than predicted! We enjoyed a mix of sun, snowflakes and clouds. We…

A pastor skis downhill with his guitar.

Springtime rituals include Easter sunrise services (and first tracks!) & egg hunts

Posted 3/26/13

Easter is hopping closer! This year it falls on Sunday, March 31. Vermont ski resorts often have Easter-themed events to get families out on the snow. Some ski areas also hold mountain-top sunrise…

Snow, sleet, rain and Catamount Trail coupons

Posted 12/18/12

Well, elevation means everything this week in Vermont. While many towns and villages and base lodge areas have seen rain and sleet, there's been a mix of snow, sleet and rain up higher on the…

Which resorts are open for Thanksgiving weekend 2012?

Posted 11/20/12

A gaggle of Vermont ski resorts plan to open this long holiday weekend! They join the four ski resorts that are already spinning their lifts: Killington, Okemo, Stowe and Sugarbush. The new group…

Improvements in snowmaking, trails & facilities at Vermont ski resorts

Posted 11/18/12

Last season featured new chairlifts at three Vermont ski resorts (at Burke, Mount Snow and Stowe — read about it here), while this year only Jay Peak has a new lift. Investments were mostly steered…

More Vermont ski areas poised to open

Posted 11/14/12

November had brought some steady cold temperatures, until Monday hit with record highs! Luckily, that didn't last long and ski resorts are back at making snow and picking up some natural snow at…

Clearing skies afford views of new natural snow and manmade, too

Posted 11/6/12

The peaks in Vermont have been collecting some natural snow over the last few days, making them a beautiful white. (The National Weather Service is reporting 10 inches of snow at the stake atop Mt.…

Tentative opening dates for 2012 - 2013 at Vermont ski resorts

Posted 11/1/12

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2013-2014 POST ABOUT OPENINGS>> Updated 12/22/2012 PM When are Vermont ski resorts opening? Ski Vermont has released a list of the tentative opening dates for Vermont ski…

Lift ticket discounts in Vermont

2012 – 2013 Vermont lift ticket discounts and ski ticket deals for Vermont residents and our friends everywhere!

Posted 10/23/12

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Updated 3/15/2013 Finding the best lift ticket values takes a little bit of poking around. We’re here to help as we’ve scoured the…

Killington opens one run for passholders; Ski swaps continue

Posted 10/13/12

Killington is opening one run today (Rime) for passholders only! No grooming, just newly manmade snow for expert skiers. Other resorts are firing up snowmaking guns during this cold spell when we've…

October snow at Mad River Glen, Vermont

Early October snow atop Vermont's high peaks

Posted 10/8/12

The National Weather Services is reporting up to 3.5 inches of snow on Vermont's high peaks! They say snow was confined to above 3,000 feet of elevation or so. Photos are coming in from Vermont's ski…

Skiing at Jay Peak Resort.

Vermont 2012-2013 season pass deal deadlines are approaching

Posted 8/16/12

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE 2013-2014 POST ABOUT SEASON PASS DEAL DEADLINES!>> Updated 10/31/12 It’s mid-August and the summer in Vermont has been mighty fine, but many a skier and rider are already…

Crazy April snowstorm in the mountains

Posted 4/10/12

More than a foot of snow reported at top of Mt. Mansfield, Jay and Killington! It's been snowing up high for over a day. Killington and Jay Peak are open and they are reporting 15+ inches of new snow…

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…

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