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Farmers’ markets in Vermont — veggies (and more) in the mountains!

Posted 7/15/11

After a snowy winter and wet spring, we are enjoying farmers’ market season in Vermont! At recent markets that I went to I saw lots of leafy vegetables, tomatoes, beans, peas, beets and more. Can’t…

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…

A variety of yummy skiing news this week

Posted 12/21/10

Oh, you lucky, lucky Mount Snow skiers! You get to fuel up on my favorite coffee any day of the week — slopeside! Mount Snow and Vermont Coffee Company announced they have opened a café at the ski…

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…

New lifts are part of the plans for Mount Snow and Okemo

Posted 10/29/10

Here's a look at skiing-related mountain improvements for Okemo and Mount Snow in southern Vermont. Okemo Mountain Resort improvements Okemo is doing one of the two ski lift installations in the…

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…

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…

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…

Mount Snow opens with a mini-park in beginner area for skiers and riders

Posted 10/18/09

Mount Snow is open this weekend with some rails and boxes in its Launch Pad beginner area. The mini-park is served by the novice triple chair. Even with very limited terrain, about 400 skiers 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…

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…

Sugarbush's Castle Rock chairlift

On-mountain improvements at Sugarbush, Mount Snow & Magic resorts include glades

Posted 9/28/09

OK folks, ski resort crews are making snow in Colorado and they have had some natural snowfall at higher elevations, too. Later this week, Vermont mountaintops may actually see some early snowflakes.…

Efficient snowmaking fan guns

Vermont ski resorts test energy efficiency of snowmaking systems

Posted 7/16/09

Have I told you how much I love Efficiency Vermont? I personally have benefited from their energy efficiency programs and rebates (yes, rebates!). Now Vermont ski resorts can get into the act by…

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…

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…

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…

Spring skiing at Jay Peak earlier this month

Can't get enough?

Posted 4/25/08

If you still haven't got your fill of skiing this season, this is your last weekend to hit the slopes in Vermont. Ski Vermont reports that these areas remain open: • Jay Peak - Open Sat & Sunday,…

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