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A couple short videos to cozy up with in this chilly weather

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2013
— Alpine / downhill skiing, Sugarbush, Cochran's

It’s been darn cold this week in Vermont. In fact, I’m scared to see my heating bill!

During this cold snap, why not cozy up with hot chocolate and these short videos related to snow and skiing in Vermont?

Snow rollers

Snow Rollers

Over the windy weekend, a rare phenomenon occurred in some Vermont fields. The fields became full of “snow rollers.” It happens when the snow is sticky and there are powerful winds. <link http: video watch _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Check it out on this TV news report. (Photo of snow rollers in Craftsbury, Vt., by Harry Miller via Facebook.)

The Skiing Cochrans

If you follow US skiing, you likely have heard the name Cochran. It's a Vermont family that has produced an amazing number of US Ski Team athletes — and even a gold medal. <link http: sports skiing _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Check out this video and article about the family and their small ski area in the <link http: sports skiing _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>New York Times

This Moose is Not Pleased

OK, maybe you've seen this one already. We hear of moose meandering around Vermont ski areas from time to time, but this one was not pleased. <link http: _blank external-link-new-window external link in new>Watch a recent video shot at Sugarbush to see what happened.

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