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Fast-paced nordic ski racing action at 2009 UVM Winter Carnival

Posted 2/8/09

This weekend's UVM Winter Carnival 2009 brought fast skis and fit racers to the courses at Stowe Mountain Resort and the Trapp Family Lodge. We caught some of the action at the Men's 10K Freestyle…

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…

Skiing the lower Steeple Trail, a classic backcountry trail near Mt. Mansfield

Posted 1/25/09

Saturday dawned with clear, sunny skies and the Skimeister and I cemented our plans for the day over breakfast. Despite the expected drop in temperatures during the day, we would head over to Stowe,…

Winter Carnival time in Vermont, and a backcountry skiing event on Sunday

Posted 1/23/09

Friday afternoon update: The Skimeister and I took a longish lunch and did some cross-country skiing at Catamount nordic center in Williston, Vt. The coverage was good. My poles punched through about…

A lovely day in Stowe at Trapp Family Lodge cross-country center

Posted 1/11/09

I thought I'd share a few photos with you from Stowe and the Trapp Family Lodge cross-country center. I had a really fun and informative day of nordic skiing on Saturday as part of the first-ever…

Beat the Heat: Check out Vermont's top 10 winter events

Posted 7/9/08

Skiing marathons, ice harvesting and a Wassail Weekend are all on the list of Vermont's Top 10 Winter Events for 2008/2009. The list is issued by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce after judges comb…

Cross-country skiing at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe on a gorgeous, sunny afternoon

Posted 3/31/08

What a difference a day makes. On Saturday I was bundled up against the wind and cold while backcountry skiing, and by Sunday afternoon I had no hat and only wore a midweight fleece as I…

My first Bolton-Trapp Trail backcountry ski excursion

Posted 3/2/08

I love checklists. It gives me great satisfaction to tick things off as I complete them. Yesterday I had the pleasure of checking off the Bolton-Trapp Trail on my skiing to-do list for this season. It…

Ah, the beauty of backcountry skiing in Vermont!

Catamount Trail celebrates completion of trail with many events

Posted 2/22/08

The Catamount Trail Association (CTA), the group that cares for the 300-mile trail that runs the length of Vermont, got some good press a couple of days ago in the Burlington Free Press. The article…

Photos of college ski racing at Trapp Family Lodge

Posted 2/3/08

Middlebury College squeaked by the University of Vermont to win the UVM Winter Carnival in Stowe, Vermont, this weekend. The Skimeister and I caught some of the nordic action on Saturday, which…

Snow, sleet & ski racing!

Posted 1/31/08

Snow is on its way this weekend, but not before a potential mix of precipitation on Friday. Hopefully Mother Nature tosses out more of the white stuff than sleet! The ski resorts are currently…

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