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Killington, Pico, Magic Mountain and Mad River Glen and more ski areas also to close due to coronavirus concerns

Posted 3/15/20

Update on 3/16 at 5:30 p.m.: Smugglers' Notch is the last ski resort in the state to announce it will stop operating at end of day on March 17. Update on 3/15 at 2 p.m.: Bolton Valley Resort will…

More Vermont ski resorts open

Vermont ski resort count for this weekend: 13

Posted 12/8/16

UPDATE: Make that 14 resorts. Mad River Glen announced it will fire up a lift this weekend, as well. ---------- We're having a great December so far in Vermont, thanks to Mother Nature. This weekend…

Vermont skiing December 29, 2015

New snow and snowmaking temperatures allow a couple more Vermont ski areas to open this week

Posted 12/29/15

--UPDATE ON MORNING OF 12/31: A couple more Vermont ski resorts are reporting they will open New Year's Day and weekend. Check this post for more details, here.-- Old Man Winter made a visit this…

Dear Santa: All we want for Christmas is some cold weather and more snow!

Posted 12/22/15

It's been a rough start to the ski season. Abnormally high temperatures have made snowmaking difficult to sustain. Vermont's larger and higher-altitude resorts made snow early on and have worked…

Our first turns of the season come with spring conditions

Posted 12/11/15

The Skimeister and I made our first turns of the season today and boy did it feel like spring! The weather was warm and the snow was soft. We got our legs reacquainted with turning left and right on…

Pico Mountain, Vermont

Pico Mountain in Vermont — Killington’s kid sister

Posted 2/4/14

After skiing Killington, and before heading back to the “real world,” we skied a half day at Pico Mountain on Friday. This ski area is just seven miles from its big-sister resort and offers a nice…

Mount Snow, Vermont

More ski areas opening this weekend, and sounds like snow!

Posted 12/13/13

We should reach a total of 14 open ski resorts in Vermont this weekend. Bolton Valley and Middlebury Snow Bowl open today (Friday) and Pico opens to passholders today. Pico's public opening is…

Blue-sky Saturday skiing. Nice!

Posted 12/15/12

Today was a day to get out into the sunshine! Clear blue skies beckoned to me and I decided to head over to opening day at Bolton Valley Resort. Bolton had its Vista Quad and Mid-Mountain…

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,…

More snowy surprises for central and northern Vermont

Posted 12/29/11

Ski resorts in the northern and central parts of Vermont picked up another round of unexpectedly high snowfall yesterday. Depending on location, it was on the order of 6 to 12 inches of snow! (Check…

New snow and skiing deals in Vermont

Posted 12/17/10

Have you seen our list of Vermont lift ticket deals? If you are heading to the slopes in the next few days (and you really should), you may want to check it out. You can find a deal as low as $15…

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…

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…

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…

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