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Good nordic skiing in Vermont if you reach high

Posted 2/11/12

This winter has been rough for most Vermont cross-country ski centers. Unreliable temperatures in the lower elevations and a lack of snowstorms have made nordic skiing tough in many places. However,…

2012 UVM Winter Carnival nordic ski racing — Day two

Posted 2/5/12

Blue skies. White snow. Ski racing action. It was another gorgeous day to be out on skis! Today's cross-country ski races at the UVM Winter Carnival at Trapp Family Lodge featured freestyle (or…

UVM Winter Carnival ski racing

Posted 2/4/12

We caught some of the racing action today at the 2012 UVM Winter Carnival. We watched the men compete in the classic cross-country race at Trapp Family Lodge. It was a 10 km race on a lovely, sunny…

Ida Sargent of Vermont

Ski racing à la Vermont

Posted 2/3/12

This weekend we're looking forward to taking in some ski racing action! The UVM Winter Carnival starts today and goes through Sunday. It features the best collegiate skiers in the eastern US taking on…

Spring skiing in January

Posted 1/28/12

With warm temperatures today and some sunshine, it was much like spring skiing on the cross-country trails of Trapp Family Lodge. I arrived at lunchtime and the nordic center was buzzing with skiers…

Surprise Christmas snow lets us cross-country ski today!

Posted 12/26/11

Yay! My holiday wish was to go cross-country skiing ASAP, and my wish was granted! An unanticipated Christmas snowfall across northern Vermont hills and mountains added up to five to eight inches of…

Making snow high atop Smugglers' Notch ski resort in Vermont

More snowmaking & more ski areas coming online as we reach the holidays

Posted 12/20/11

Boy there’s a lot of snowmaking going on lately! Seems like the ski resorts are opening new terrain every few days or — in some cases — every day! Stowe Mountain Resort reported that it set a new…

Spills and thrills at 2011 NCAA Skiing Championships in Stowe

Posted 3/11/11

Note: Photos may take a moment to load. Yeah, I was a shutterbug today. Despite a rainy forecast, I made the journey to Stowe's Trapp Family Lodge today to watch the second day of nordic competition…

Recap of Day One of 2011 NCAA Skiing Championships in Stowe, Vermont

Posted 3/10/11

Top college ski teams after day one of NCAA skiing championships in Stowe, Vermont: 1 U. Colorado  2 Dartmouth  3 U. Utah  4 UVM  5 U. New Mexico  6 Denver U.  7 U. Alaska/ Anchorage  8 UNH  9…

Sunny cross-country skiing at Trapp nordic today

Posted 2/23/11

I slathered on sunscreen, put on a headband and sunglasses, and took off on an afternoon ski at Trapp Family Lodge's cross-country trails in Stowe, Vt. Sun and blue skies have been the norm for a…

Cross-country skiing on Stowe's rec path, and UVM ski racing

Posted 2/6/11

What a fun, interesting weekend. It included skiing on the groomed Stowe recreation path in the sunshine, watching collegiate ski racers, enjoying apres ski in Stowe, experiencing a wild winter storm…

A nordic kind of January: Winter Trails Day & the Tour de Stowe

Posted 1/3/11

Ever wonder what all the fuss was about when it comes to cross-country skiing or snowshoeing? Well it's about time you found out. Winter Trails Day Eight nordic centers in Vermont are offering…

First day of spring; Skiing is winding down at Trapp Cross-Country

Posted 3/20/10

On the Sugar Road at Trapp nordic center today — the first day of spring — we heard birds chirping away, saw families out enjoying mild temperatures, and watched die-hard cross-country skiers try to…

Cross-country skiing to the Trapp cabin, around Roundtop & to the sugarhouse

Posted 3/13/10

A friend and I took quite the cross-country skiing tour at Trapp Family Lodge today. We skied up to the cabin, around the hill called Roundtop and then down to the maple sugarhouse to see the sugaring…

Soft snow for nordic today: Stowe Derby & Trapps XC

Posted 2/28/10

What a gorgeous day it turned out to be in Stowe, Vermont, today. I headed to Stowe with two goals in mind: check out some of the 2010 Stowe Derby race action and then take a ski myself. The 16km…

Ski racing action this weekend.

Fresh snow today & UVM Winter Carnival this weekend

Posted 2/4/10

Vermont ski resorts are reporting between one to 8 inches of fresh snow this morning — the farther north you go, the higher the total. Some resorts have been getting a little bit of snow every day…

The cabin at Trapp Family Lodge nordic center.

Tiff between Trapps and Stowe resort affects nordic skiers

Posted 12/21/09

The two largest cross-country centers in Stowe, Vermont, are in the midst of a tiff over a forest trail that connects the nordic centers. Because of the falling out between the Trapp Family Lodge and…

Sunny spring nordic skiing at Trapp Family Lodge

Posted 3/15/09

What a day! Saturday was a warm and sunny day to strap on some skis. Enjoy our photos from Trapp Family Lodge Nordic Center, where spring conditions prevailed and the sap buckets were collecting…

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…

Exploring new ski trails at Trapp Family Lodge cross-country center

Posted 2/9/09

Seems like several Vermont resorts are celebrating anniversaries this year. Killington is turning 50, Sugarbush is 50 and Trapp Family Lodge's cross-country center has turned 40. To commemorate four…

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