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Big March snowstorm in northern Vermont

Posted 3/7/11

The snowstorm that is currently hitting Vermont has been most ferocious in the northern part of the Green Mountains. (It's about time! Several of the storms this season favored southern Vermont!) …

Catamount Trail skiing & a stay at a farmhouse inn in Waitsfield, Vermont

Posted 1/31/11

Catamount Trail Light snow fell most of the weekend in Vermont's Mad River Valley and on the other side of the Green Mountains, where I was skiing section 17 of the Catamount Trail. As our group…

Seeking powdery turns on a cold day at Sugarbush

Posted 1/14/11

I met up with friends to ski at Sugarbush today, and we decided to explore the Mt. Ellen (Sugarbush North) side of the ski resort. It's located about four miles north of the Lincoln Peak side of the…

Skiing in the snow at Sugarbush

Posted 1/8/11

We had a fun day at Sugarbush today. We skied with the snowflakes: both natural and manmade. Sugarbush was making a bunch of snow today to add to the couple inches of fluffy snow that had fallen --…

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…

Mountain improvements at Jay Peak, Sugarbush and Stowe ski resorts

Posted 11/21/10

Base area and lodging enhancements were the focus this year at the northern Vermont ski resorts of Stowe, Sugarbush and Jay Peak, with some additional snowmaking improvements as well. Sugarbush…

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…

Vermont's mountains to get first snow this weekend?

Posted 10/14/10

Are you ready for this? The National Weather Service reports that the higher peaks in Vermont may receive a few inches of snow, which may start falling on Friday! Check out the mountain forecast…

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…

Pond skimming at Killington

New snow in Vermont mountains; Down to two ski resorts tomorrow

Posted 4/18/10

We're taking bets. First, which Vermont ski resort will claim the title for staying open the latest this ski season: Jay Peak or Killington? Second, will the number of Vermont skier visits hit the 4…

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…

Warm weather, and Easter sunrise services at Vermont ski resorts

Posted 3/31/10

After some wet weather (and some snow at higher elevations) we are heading into a really warm and sunny stretch of weather in Vermont. In the coming days you'll want to ski in the morning because it…

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…

New snow in northern Vermont, including Jay Peak

Surprise snowfall in northern Vermont mountains

Posted 1/27/10

Well surprise, surprise! Northern Vermont ski resorts are reporting up to 12 inches of snow has fallen on their slopes in the last 24 hours. Yippee! We knew there was going to be light snow this…

Some new snow in Vermont

Posted 12/23/09

Vermont ski resorts are reporting a couple of inches of new snow this morning  — with the snow continuing today in many places. At the stake at the top of Mt. Mansfield yesterday afternoon, there…

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…

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.…

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