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Vermont lift ticket deals and skiing discounts: SkiMaven's list for 2016 - 2017

Posted 10/28/16

<<CLICK HERE TO SEE THE CURRENT VERMONT LIFT TICKET DEALS>> Updated 2/13/2017 Deals, steals and discounts — we're all looking for them. Each year we compile a list of some of the best skiing deals,…

Ski area improvements in Vermont 2016 - 2017

New in 2016 - 2017: Enhancements at central and northern Vermont ski areas

Posted 10/14/16

Vermont’s ski resorts are getting prepared for a new — and hopefully MUCH snowier — ski season. Here’s a recap of ski area improvements and investments in the central and northern portions of Vermont.…

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Breweries near Vermont ski resorts — beer lovers rejoice!

Posted 9/5/16

Updated April 2022 Anyone who reads this blog understands by now that we like to do “après.” Après-ski snacks and beverages are extra tasty after a cold day on the snow. Plus, you can do après and…

Skiing in Vermont, May 1, 2016

One Vermont ski resort left for skiing in May

Posted 5/2/16

Two more Vermont ski resorts had their final day of operation. On Sunday, May 1, 2016, Jay Peak and Sugarbush ran their lifts for the last time this ski season. Only one resort will run its lifts…

You can still get some turns in until May 1 — maybe longer?

Posted 4/25/16

If you want to get a few last turns in for the season, there's one Vermont ski resort open this midweek, and two more plan to reopen for the coming weekend — April 30 and May 1. The terrain is very,…

Which Vermont ski areas are still open for spring skiing?

Posted 3/15/16

Springtime often brings soft snow, fickle weather and traditions such as pond skimming, but it also means that ski areas begin to wrap up operations. Here's a look at which Vermont ski areas are…

Spring has sprung! Blue skies & softening snow at Sugarbush, Vermont, today

Posted 3/12/16

We got to Sugarbush early this morning to get in some spring skiing runs. What a day! Blue sky, warm temps, softening snow. It was all good. As the morning and afternoon wore on, the snow at Lincoln…

Cruising the groomers at Sugarbush’s Lincoln Peak this afternoon

Posted 2/10/16

We’ve had a little snow in the mountains each day this week so the time was right to hit the slopes! I shook the cobwebs loose on groomers at Lincoln Peak at Sugarbush Resort. The trees in the upper…

Seeking out soft snow at Sugarbush, Vermont

Posted 1/14/16

Today we headed over to Mt. Ellen at Sugarbush Resort. We were in search of some soft, powdery snow. I recalled that Sugarbush was in a snow globe the other day when I checked out their webcams from…

2015 Opening day at Stowe, Vermont

The question everyone is asking: When will Vermont ski resorts open?

Posted 11/19/15

<< FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR 2016 OPENING DATES >> -Updated 1/8/2016 AM- When will ski resorts in Vermont open for the 2015-2016 season? This question has been hard to answer. We've seen a…

Vermont lift ticket discounts and deals 2015 – 2016. Come & get your skiing deals!

Posted 10/30/15

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> -Updated 3/21/2016- We all want value when we make a purchase. Buying a ski ticket is no different. We've searched for the best lift…

And the last resort standing is...

Posted 5/6/15

We moved rather rapidly from winter to early summer here in lower elevations of Vermont. Green stuff is growing like crazy and flowers are blooming. I may have to mow soon. With the warm weather, Jay…

Lifts will still be spinning this first weekend in May

Posted 4/30/15

Here's the scoop on which Vermont alpine ski resorts are still open and which resorts have closed for the season.

Sweet spring skiing at Sugarbush on Thursday

Posted 4/17/15

With freshly waxed skis in tow, we headed to Lincoln Peak at Sugarbush Resort in Warren, Vermont, on Thursday. The forecast was flawless; we just had to go! Three lifts opened at 10 a.m.: The Super…

Skiing at Bolton Valley on April 1, 2015

Which Vermont ski resorts remain open in April 2015?

Posted 4/7/15

UPDATED APRIL 29, 2015 If you haven't noticed, Old Man Winter didn't seem to want to let go of his hold on the Green Mountain State. We've been doing a whole bunch of skiing in Vermont. As of APRI…

Skiing at Sugarbush, Vermont

A sweet little powder morning at Sugarbush

Posted 1/16/15

Well my friend and I hit Sugarbush at the right time on the right day. We arrived at Lincoln Peak just as a snow squall was starting to affect driving in the area. We booted up and were two of the…

Skiing at Sugarbush, Vermont

Stunning, sunny day at Sugarbush

Posted 12/20/14

We enjoyed blue skies, warm sunshine and NO wind atop Mt. Ellen at Sugarbush today. It was a gorgeous day to play on the mountain! The views from the 4,083-foot summit were spectacular. It was…

Vermont ski resort opening dates 2014-2015

Posted 11/12/14

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO SEE 2015-2016 OPENING DATES!>> Here's how Vermont ski resort opening dates are looking as of 12/18/2014. Opening dates are always difficult to pin down. Mother Nature has to…

Sugarbush snow

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…

Vermont lift ticket discounts and deals for 2014 - 2015. More discounts = more skiing!

Posted 10/31/14

<<CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Updated April 7, 2015 Here’s the way we see it: The more lift ticket discounts you find, the more skiing you can do! We’re here to help…

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