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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.…

Vermont ski resorts offer variety of season pass deals

Vermont season pass deals: Seize best deals on ski passes and discount programs in early fall

Posted 8/13/09

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE 2013-2014 SEASON PASS DEAL DEADLINE POST!>> I’m sitting at my computer in a tank top and shorts, sipping a half-and-half (half lemonade and half iced tea). At the same time…

Which ski resorts are still open in Vermont?

Posted 4/16/09

Here's the latest on late-spring skiing in Vermont. The resorts are the usual suspects at this time of year... Killington is still open. They hope to ski into May. Stowe is open until Sunday, April…

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…

Unbelievable powder skiing today at Sugarbush, Vermont

Posted 2/24/09

Today I had the best powder day EVER in the East. Sugarbush is among the Vermont resorts that were hammered by snowstorms and mountain snow showers over the last several days. Yet, on the heels of…

New snow in VT, and skiing competitions, near and far

Posted 2/20/09

Wow—along with some amazing new snow (it kept snowing yesterday in the mountains of Vermont), there are some hot skiing competitions happening here and abroad, as well. As for the snow, Bolton Valley…

Great snow, ski racing and romantic ski trips in Vermont

Posted 2/5/09

The snow remains in great shape here in Vermont. Yesterday the Skimeister and I took a quick cross-country ski nearby and the coverage was excellent. It was very chilly, however, so we retreated to…

Damn cold here in Vermont—might as well try a new restaurant in ski country

Posted 1/16/09

Depending on where you live in Vermont, you woke up this morning to temperatures in the order of -24 or -17. It was so cold last night that my house let out some very strange sounds. (Hope the siding…

Fresh snow and bright sun at Mills Riverside Park today

Fluffy powder falls, but we need more of a base!

Posted 1/3/09

Friday night brought some snow our way in northern Vermont. As it was before Christmas, this stuff was super light and fluffy. Sugarbush resort reported seven inches of snow, Stowe says 5, Ascutney…

College-aged skiers and riders take to the mountains of northern Vermont.

College season passes in Vermont make me want to hit the books again!

Posted 10/21/08

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO 2013-2014 SEASON PASS DEADLINE INFO>> Did you know Vermont has more colleges per capita than any other state? It's true. And all those students are now cramming for one of the…

Ski Vermont 3 Pass is a Vermont ski ticket discount to consider

Posted 10/9/08

<<FOLLOW THIS LINK TO THE CURRENT VERMONT TICKET DISCOUNTS POST!>> Ski Vermont, an advocate for the Green Mountain State's ski industry, is offering a limited number of Ski Vermont 3 Passes and Ski…

Skiing the top of North Lynx at Sugarbush resort

Snowcat skiing in Vermont? At Sugarbush?

Posted 9/17/08

This is an interesting development. Vermont's Burlington Free Press reports that Sugarbush has purchased a 12-passenger snowcat so that it can sell snowcat skiing tickets this winter. Apparently the…

Guidebook author's advice for Vermont ski vacations: Branch out away from mega resorts

Posted 9/9/08

What's the most common mistake out-of-state visitors make when planning ski trips to Vermont? This is the question that Budget Travel magazine put to a Vermont guidebook author this month, and I have…

Late summer/early fall deals on Vermont ski discount cards and season passes

Posted 8/27/08

Ah, nearly Labor Day. It's about time to lock in to the best deals available on season passes and skiing discount cards in Vermont. The Skimeister and I are planning to ski around Vermont resorts…

Even with the mercury rising, you can still ski in Vermont

"It's not quite over yet"

Posted 5/2/08

"It's not quite over yet." So says Sugarbush ski resort, which will open up on Saturday so they can say that they skied into May. The same goes for Jay Peak resort. Both Vermont ski areas are running…

Spring skiing at Jay Peak earlier this month

Can't get enough?

Posted 4/25/08

If you still haven't got your fill of skiing this season, this is your last weekend to hit the slopes in Vermont. Ski Vermont reports that these areas remain open: • Jay Peak - Open Sat & Sunday,…

Easter skiing and mountaintop sunrise services

Posted 3/20/08

[For Easter 2010 sunrise service information, follow this link.] Well it seems really early this year, but Easter weekend is here! We're going to do some skiing this weekend. Are you? If you are…

"I smell stuffing!" says this Stowe skier on Nov. 20

'Twas the day before Thanksgiving

Posted 11/21/07

'Twas the day before Thanksgiving, and all through the house, people were looking for their winter gear, and starting to grouse. OK, I've found my boot bag, long johns, hats and mittens, helmet, and…

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