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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…

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…

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…

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…

St. Patrick's Day ski deals and Smugglers' Notch in winter

Posted 3/16/09

On Sunday I went to see if there was any snow at the Smugglers' Notch cross-country center. Nope. None. Nada. The sun had melted many areas and what little was left was all ice. For some reason the…

Good skiing and bright sun at Smugglers' Notch, Vermont, today

Posted 3/5/09

Today was a gorgeous day to be on the slopes in Vermont. The Skimeister and I bought the Bash Badge Plus at Smugglers' Notch this season, which gives you free early- and late-season skiing (and $25…

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)…

Ski ticket discounts for Vermonters (and Vermont-resident-wanna-be's)

Posted 11/17/08

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE CURRENT VERMONT LIFT TICKET DISCOUNTS!>> Updated 3/13/2009 2008-2009 Season Deals I've compiled a list of Vermont ski ticket discounts. That's right, these are some…

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…

Late summer/early fall deals on Vermont ski discount cards and season passes

Posted 8/27/08

Ah, nearly Labor Day. It's about time to lock in to the best deals available on season passes and skiing discount cards in Vermont. The Skimeister and I are planning to ski around Vermont resorts…

There's snow in them hills!

Hey all you skiers and riders, the snow is back!

Posted 2/7/08

Don't you love it when the National Weather Service reports:   ...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF THE NORTH COUNTRY... It's been snowing this week and…

Snorkeling at the Beav'

Snow envy

Posted 1/11/08

If those twits at Heavenly, Vail and Beaver Creek send me one more e-mail ... Their multimillion-dollar marketing machine keeps sending me mouth-watering photos of the three to 10 feet (that is not a…

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