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Zoomin' on the groomin' at Trapp Family Lodge cross-country center

Posted 3/20/23

I like to keep my eye on the weather — especially this time of year. We had that wonderful dump of snow last week. It was then followed by some rain. Looking ahead, we may see rain again on Thursday.…

Photo of the Skimeister making his way up the trail

A satisfying cross-country tour at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont

Posted 1/25/20

We're getting some weird weather again this weekend in northern Vermont. We decided to get some cross-country striding in before the mixed precipitation started.  The Skimeister and I clicked into…

Cross-country skiing in Stowe, Vermont.

Primo cross-country skiing conditions today

Posted 2/17/19

Today I skied with a group at the Trapp Family Lodge Nordic center. The snow was amazing! Apparently when we got rain in the Champlain Valley this week, the higher elevations in northern Vermont got…

Sunday skiing in Stowe in a snow globe

Posted 1/27/19

I skied through the snowflakes today in Stowe! I enjoyed a loop on the cross-country ski trails at the Trapp Family Lodge.  The parking lot was almost full when I got there at midday. However, I…

Striding into springtime at Trapp Family Lodge Cross-Country Ski Center

Posted 3/31/18

We skied in the sunshine today to close out March. There's still quite a bit of snow at the Trapp Family Lodge Cross-Country Ski Center in Stowe, Vermont! The sun and shade made the snow conditions…

Nice grooming + temperatures make for a fun cross-country ski at Trapp Family Lodge

Posted 2/11/18

The recent snowfall has laid down a nice blanket of snow in Stowe, Vermont. My friend and I headed for the Trapp Family Lodge cross-country center early on Sunday morning. Before the crowds arrived,…

Lots of springy snow for cross-country skiing on April 2

Posted 4/2/17

Today's weather beat out our expectations today. It turned out to be gloriously sunny while we were on the trails at Trapp Family Lodge Cross-Country Center! There is still so much snow on the trails…

Cold cross-country skiing today; Snow on the way this weekend

Posted 2/10/17

Brrrrrrrrrrrr. It was cold today on the trails at Trapp Family Lodge Nordic center this morning. The snow was cold, as well, and it squeaked when you walked on it. My friends and I made a beeline…

Great cross-country ski conditions on the last day of 2016

Posted 12/31/16

We sent off 2016 with another ski today! This time we clicked into our skinny cross-country skis and did a loop on the groomed Nordic trails at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. The snow…

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…

Today was one of our final cross-country skis of the season. Boo-hoo.

Posted 3/9/16

With rain and warm weather moving in, the cross-country ski centers in northern Vermont are not likely to last much longer. So today we went out and got what we could get at Trapp Family Lodge…

Cross-country skiing at Trapp Family Lodge on a sunny Thursday afternoon

Posted 3/13/15

What do you do when you have a business meeting planned in Stowe? You make time for a ski, of course! We each brought two pairs of skis because we weren't sure exactly what the snow conditions would…

Cross-country skiing in fresh snow in Stowe

New snow makes skiers & riders happy this weekend!

Posted 1/27/14

Did you get out on the snow this weekend? There was fresh snow at most Vermont ski resorts, and people were loving it! We had time to ski on Sunday, and with the cold temperatures and strong wind we…

Skiing to the Cabin at Trapp Family Cross-Country Center

Quiet cross-country skiing in Stowe today

Posted 1/10/14

The Skimeister and I got on the snow today with a Nordic ski in Stowe. Work's been busy and after rain early in the week, with subsequent freezing, we weren't real keen on going downhill skiing. We…

Snowmaking at Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort

Ski areas blasting the snowmaking after nasty weekend of weather

Posted 12/24/13

Vermont ski areas took a hit this past weekend with nasty weather that included warm temperatures and rain, and even an ice storm up here in northern Vermont. Now that temperatures have fallen back…

Foggy on cross-country skiing trails at Trapp Family Lodge

My lunchtime cross-country ski: Good snow, lots of fog!

Posted 12/3/13

The temperatures got into the 30s today in Stowe and that made for soft snow and — apparently — lots of fog! As I drove from Burlington to Stowe I went from sunshine to overcast skies. As the Subaru…

Snowmaking at Sleepy Hollow cross-country center

Thanksgiving week starts with good snowmaking temps — wintry mix to follow

Posted 11/25/13

Snowmakers are earning their keep these recent cold days and nights. Resorts are pumping out a lot of snow in anticipation of Thanksgiving weekend, as well as some December opening days. (Who's open?…

Deer, hare, owls & more at Trapp Family Nordic Center

Posted 3/2/13

I had a first today: I saw deer roaming in the forest while I did a cross-country ski tour at Trapp Family Lodge Nordic Center in Stowe, Vt.! We saw three of them in the woods between the Russel Knoll…

Cross-country skiing in Stowe still nice despite thaw

Posted 1/17/13

We drove to the Stowe area to do some cross-country skiing today after lunchtime. We had heard that the Stowe Mountain Resort and Trapp Nordic centers got about two inches of snow in the last day, so…

Snowmaking resumes across the land

Posted 12/12/12

A cold front has allowed snowmaking to resume across the state. Thank goodness! And a little bit of fresh snow has fallen over the last two days at higher elevations. Inconsistent temperatures have…

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