It's been a Powder Paradise at Smugglers' Notch Resort in Vermont this season.

March: The best month to ski or snowboard

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It’s not here yet, but March is already looking like it’s going to be the sweetest month of the 2014-15 season. First, you have incredible snow conditions from the Connecticut to Maine with nearly all trails open with powder and packed powder conditions. Second, some of the best deals of the season are being offered. […] [Read More]
Night skiing at Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall has one of the lowest lift ticket prices: $26 for skiing/snowboarding from 4 to 10 PM. Mondays through Saturdays.

Six ways to save time, money on the slopes

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For skiers and snowboarders, the biggest obstacles to hitting the slopes often comes down to two things: Time and money. First are the family, work and life responsibilities that sometimes makes it very difficult to get away. Then, if you’re skiing on a weekend, deals on lift tickets are often hard to find. Add the […] [Read More]
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Mount Washington and the Presidential Range are seen from the top of the Bretton Woods ski area in New Hampshire. The ski resort and nearby Mount Washington Hotel is one of the most romantic destinations for a ski getaway in new England.

Sweetheart ski deals for Valentine’s Day

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What’s better than love … and skiing and snowboarding? Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, making it a perfect day for most couples to have some quality time together. Better yet, want not include some skiing and snowboarding as well? This is the perfect time to hit the slopes because there are peak […] [Read More]
snowboarders and skiers share the terrain park at Gunstock ski area in Gilford, N.H. AP Photo/Jim Cole.

Super deals with peak snow conditions

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It took some time, but we now have peak snow conditions across the Northeast. Pick a ski area, any area, and you’ll find great conditions with most trails open. Areas in eastern Massachusetts, Maine and some areas in New Hampshire got between two and three feet of snow from the nor’aster/blizzard earlier this week. Central […] [Read More]
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It’s a powder ski day in Connecticut

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Here’s something you don’t hear often in Connecticut: It’s a “pow, pow day.” Now that roads have officially opened in Connecticut, you can now (legally) drive to one of four state ski areas open today. Please drive safely!!! Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall opened at 2 PM and will stay open until 10 PM. “TO GROOM […] [Read More]
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Mount Snow, VT: Close, nice, very cool

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When it comes to Vermont ski resorts, you can’t get any closer than Mount Snow. From southwest Connecticut, it’s about a two and a half to three-hour drive on cruise control, mostly on I-91. It’s a easy day trip made with family and buddies, made even sweeter with lower gas prices. But what’s also cool, […] [Read More]
This was the view from the top of Okemo in Vermont earlier this week. Some snow and cold temperatures have allowed many areas to open up nearly 100 percent of terrain.

Useful tips for the best ski trips

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It’s another holiday weekend at ski areas. That means the kids are off (again) from school on Monday and lift tickets are back in the higher-priced category. Unlike most holidays, MLK weekend is not as crowded as Christmas/New Year’s or Presidents Week. It’s a great time for a ski trip because despite the lack of […] [Read More]
Ski Sundown will have the most skiing terrain open this weekend in Connecticut with nearly all its trails open.

Weekend skiing: Improved conditions, better weather

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The holidays are over and we finally have some good weather on tap for weekend skiing and snowboarding across the Northeast, including Connecticut. And we’ve even got a few inches of fresh snow to make it (at least look) sweeter. No snow or rain is forecast this weekend and temperatures will range in the mid-20s […] [Read More]