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A little fresh snow, a little fake snow, and one resort to open this week

Posted 11/2/14

November has made a nice and chilly entrance here in Vermont so a few resorts fired up snowmaking this weekend (Stowe, Okemo, Sugarbush, Killington...). Mother Nature did her part by bringing some…

New chairlift at Okemo, Vermont

Vermont ski resorts with lift improvements this year

Posted 10/7/14

Among the on-mountain investments and improvements happening at Vermont ski resorts each year (we'll soon recap all that is new at each ski area for 2014-15), some of the most exciting changes are…

Mount Snow opens in Vermont

Nine Vermont ski areas will be open this weekend

Posted 11/21/13

Thank goodness for good snowmaking weather! Hats off to snowmakers who will allow skiers and riders to enjoy a choice of nine Vermont ski resorts this weekend. Here’s who will be open: Okemo…

When do Vermont ski resorts open in 2013?

Posted 11/7/13

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE 2018-2019 OPENING DATES!>> Updated 12/17/13 For the 2013-2014 ski season in Vermont, here's a list of opening dates. These may change according to weather patterns, of…

SkiMaven's annual Vermont lift ticket discount post for 2013 - 2014. Bring on the skiing deals!

Posted 10/31/13

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Updated 3/16/14 Everyone wants to find a good deal once in a while and skiers and riders are no different. We've taken a look around the…

Southern Vermont ski resort improvements for 2013 - 2014

Posted 10/26/13

Recently we recapped central and northern Vermont ski resort improvements for the 2013 - 2014 ski season. Now up: ski areas in southern Vermont. Here are some changes you can expect this winter.  Br…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Farmers' market in Stowe, Vermont

Farmers’ markets in Vermont's ski towns

Posted 7/16/12

It’s veggie time in the mountains of Vermont! Vermont's ski towns are among those that have weekly farmers' markets when the snow is not flying. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture produces a handy web…

With whacked-out, summer temperatures, the season is winding down

Posted 3/23/12

Vermont has experienced summer-like temperatures over the last week. We've been wearing shorts and t-shirts. The sun has shone brightly as well, and while this makes for lovely weather to recreate in,…

Snowy view of Okemo ski resort, Vermont

A few inches of fresh snow, and three more ski resorts are slated to open

Posted 12/9/11

One to seven inches of snow fell around the state on Wednesday night to help make things look a bit more wintry in Vermont. Today and tonight some areas will see snow showers. Dipping temperatures…

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…

More Vermont ski resorts to open

Posted 11/23/11

This Thanksgiving we're thankful for some fresh snow falling in Vermont! Some higher elevations and ski areas are reporting 6 to 10 inches of new snow so far this morning. The amount depends on…

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