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Snow may be on its way in time for more Vermont ski resorts to open for Thanksgiving weekend

Posted 11/22/11

I flew in over a frosty-topped Camel's Hump yesterday afternoon after a trip out of town. I soon heard that the forecast calls for a winter storm tonight into Wednesday! Could be a few to several…

Riding last year at Bolton Valley

When do Vermont ski resorts plan to open for 2011 - 2012?

Posted 11/5/11

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR THE 2018-2019 POST ABOUT OPENINGS>> With that crazy October snowstorm, Mother Nature allowed Killington to get a jump-start to the ski season. The resort continues to offer…

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…

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…

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…

Snow & cold descend on Vermont; and a free learn-to-ski deal

Posted 12/17/09

As if trying to make up for the tropical weather we experienced in November, Old Man Winter is really putting the chill on this week. It will be cold again tomorrow but I'm hoping to get out in the…

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…

Snowmaking at Jay Peak

Darn those warm temperatures! Ski resorts push back opening dates

Posted 11/17/09

Stowe, Okemo and Sugarbush ski resorts are all pushing back their opening dates. The resorts had planned to open November 21, but Mother Nature let them know that was not in the cards. While we had…

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…

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…

Skiing at Okemo Mountain Resort

Mountain improvements in the works at Stratton Mountain and Okemo Mountain ski resorts

Posted 8/11/09

Southern Vermont skiing stalwarts Stratton and Okemo are making some improvements that skiers and riders will enjoy this coming ski season. Here’s a look at the work that’s being done or planned for…

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…

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