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The 2011 - 2012 ski season begins in Vermont

Posted 10/30/11

Yes, we haven't yet hit November — the time when several Vermont ski resorts target their opening dates — but we've got lifts spinning just the same! Mount Snow opened a small jib park with lift…

Pre-Halloween snow and ski areas open!

Posted 10/27/11

—UPDATE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28: Killington and Mount Snow ski resorts in Vermont will both open for skiing this weekend with very, very limited terrain. Check their snow report links on our Vermont ski…

Lift serviced mountain biking in Vermont

Lift-served mountain biking in Vermont

Posted 6/17/11

Adrenaline rushes. Quick reflexes. Wind in your face. There’s a lot of crossover between skiing and mountain biking. Perhaps that’s why so many of us enjoy both sports! Well if you want to kick your…

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…

When do Vermont ski resorts close this spring (2011)?

Posted 3/30/11

Updated 5/10/11 I've been checking in on the dates that Vermont ski resorts are closing. Typically the smaller ski areas close first because of lower elevations and smaller operating budgets. This…

2 to 6 inches of new snow in Vermont on first day of spring

Posted 3/22/11

Looks like most Vermont ski resorts picked up about 2 - 6 inches of new snow on the first day of spring. That should help things a bit after a warm, sunny weekend. Okemo, Killington and Bolton Valley…

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…

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…

Ski season starts in Vermont as Killington opens today

Posted 11/2/10

Happy Election Day! After you vote, you can head over to Killington to get some runs in the North Ridge area of the upper mountain. The K-1 Gondola provides uploading and downloading, while access…

Mountain improvements at Killington for this ski season

Posted 10/23/10

Next up in our series describing on-mountain, skiing-related improvements at Vermont ski resorts is Killington in central Vermont. Snowmaking upgrades topped the list of summer mountain improvement…

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…

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…

It must be spring: here come the pond skimmers

Posted 3/25/10

To skim, or not to skim. That is the question. Well if you're game, you have a good selection of pond skimming contests at Vermont ski resorts to choose from. Here are a few to consider watching, or…

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…

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…

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