‘Snow-verblown’ indeed

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The front page headlines in the Connecticut Post and The Advocate said it all Thursday: “Snow-verblown.” Yes we fell for it again Thursday when the unrelenting hype of a crippling nor’easter brought only a few inches of snow instead of the foot or more forecast. Employees called in saying they were “working from home,” schools […] [Read More]

Should we name snowstorms?

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Our prayers to Ullr the Snow God have been answered. At least for southern New England that could receive more than a foot of snow from this nor’easter. Watch the storm on radar. The only downside, apart from the people who have to drive anywhere, southern Vermont ski areas should get just a few inches. But for […] [Read More]

Love and snow in the air

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It looks like we may luck this time and see some significant snowfall. Here’s the latest forecast for southern Connecticut It’s good news for Connecticut and southern Massachusetts areas like Catamount and Butternut, but unfortunately northern New England areas shouldn’t get too much. Here’s the southern Vermont forecast. But one thing is certain this weekend: […] [Read More]
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Playing the Devil’s Fiddle

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Devils Fiddle from Andrew Weyl on Vimeo. It’s been a few years since I skied Devil’s Fiddle on Bear Mountain at Killington, Vermont.  The main reason? It was rarely open or had very little snow on the trail. Well, it’s good to see they are making snow again there, according the K-Man, Tom Horrocks.  Here’s […] [Read More]

Remember the Snow Bowl?

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Yes, the Patriots and the Raiders are not in the Super Bowl this year. But they did play against each other in the now famous Snow Bowl in Foxboro, Mass. on Jan. 19, 2002. Quarterback Tom Brady led the Patriots to an 16-13 overtime win. The win helped lead them to the Super Bowl in New Orleans […] [Read More]
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Super Bowl score = cost of Okemo ticket

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With most people staying inside to watch the Super Bowl, or at least attending game-day parties, Super Sunday is always a good day to go skiing and snowboarding. But actually Monday will be a better day to go to Okemo in southern Vermont because it’s basing the price of their lift ticket on the final […] [Read More]

We got ripped off, again

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It could have been a super weekend, but again we’re getting ripped off on another big snowstorm. At most we may get a few inches, a dusting or flurries. What are we going to do with a dusting? Nothing. No cross country skiing, snowshoeing or snowmobiling. Nothing. We’ve must have done something wrong to annoy […] [Read More]

Ski jumping weekend in Connecticut

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Here’s an event that will get you in the mood for the Winter Olympics that begin Feb. 12.   The best ski jumpers in the East will be coming to Salisbury, Conn. when the Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) hosts the 84th annual ski jumping championships this weekend.   Along with ski jumping, weekend events […] [Read More]
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