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Killington to open again; and 10 scary ski trails

Posted 11/12/09

Killington resumes its sporadic early-season skiing on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14. Sunday’s operational status is on hold pending weather and snow conditions. An interesting top-10 list…

Ski on Veteran's Day; maybe this weekend

Posted 11/10/09

Killington will be running its lifts again on Wednesday. If temperatures move out of Indian Summer and back into early winter in a timely manner, they hope to open again for the weekend. Several…

Killington will open this weekend

Posted 11/6/09

I just heard that Killington Resort will open for Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Good thing it's 3:30, any later and it would be night skiing! They will be running the Northridge and…

Vermont lift ticket discounts, skiing deals in 2009 & 2010 for Vermont residents and everyone!

Posted 10/13/09

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE 2014 - 2015 POST ABOUT VERMONT LIFT TICKET DISCOUNTS!>> I've been scouring the Internet, Facebook, Twitter and more for you (you can thank me later) in search of the…

More early snow on Vermont's mountains and resorts

More early snow on Vermont's mountains and ski resorts

Posted 10/13/09

Vermont ski resorts reported a couple of inches of fresh snow on their peaks this morning. When I went to check out the Mad River Glen Web cam at 9:15, I spotted this lone skier climbing to earn…

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…

Make tracks to a Vermont ski swap.

Northern & Central Vermont ski swaps in 2009

Posted 8/31/09

<<CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE 2018 LIST OF SKI SWAPS!>> Yes, it's getting cool outside. I'm getting antsy, too. Now's the time to plan your attack on Vermont ski swaps. What gear are you going to…

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…

Snowmaking hydrants at Killington ski resort

Mountain improvements at Killington and Pico prep for the ski season

Posted 8/3/09

For Killington ski resort in Vermont, last year is a hard act to follow. That’s when the resort introduced the Skye Peak Express – an express quad that more than halved the time that an older lift…

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…

Rain turns to snow in Vermont as cold temps move back in (yay!)

Posted 2/13/09

Thank goodness! Winter has returned to northern Vermont after several days of early springtime. Last night the rain turned over to snow as the temperatures dropped to be seasonal once again. Ski…

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…

Snowguns are blasting in Vermont so that ski resorts can open this weekend.

Blowing + falling snow = happy Vermont ski resorts

Posted 11/20/08

Since temperatures did a swan dive on Sunday evening, we've been enjoying steady, cold temperatures here in Vermont. Snowmaking crews are working hard to lay down a good base, and Mother Nature even…

Vermont's first ski area opens for the ski season

And we're off and skiing in Vermont!

Posted 11/3/08

Killington ski resort opened for the ski season on Sunday, November 2. The Big K ski conditions page reports that they have two lifts, seven trails and three miles of skiing—all for the low price of…

College-aged skiers and riders take to the mountains of northern Vermont.

College season passes in Vermont make me want to hit the books again!

Posted 10/21/08

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO 2013-2014 SEASON PASS DEADLINE INFO>> Did you know Vermont has more colleges per capita than any other state? It's true. And all those students are now cramming for one of the…

Ski Vermont 3 Pass is a Vermont ski ticket discount to consider

Posted 10/9/08

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Ski Vermont, an advocate for the Green Mountain State's ski industry, is offering a limited number of Ski Vermont 3 Passes and Ski…

Northern and Central Vermont ski swaps and ski sales

Posted 9/29/08

<<CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE 2018 LIST OF SKI SWAPS!>> I don't know about you, but I'm looking for some ski gear before the snow flies this year. For one, I want to pick up some plastic telemark boots…

Guidebook author's advice for Vermont ski vacations: Branch out away from mega resorts

Posted 9/9/08

What's the most common mistake out-of-state visitors make when planning ski trips to Vermont? This is the question that Budget Travel magazine put to a Vermont guidebook author this month, and I have…

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