Stratton, Jiminy Peak, Smuggs now open

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Now we’re on a roll! More Eastern ski resorts are open today after cold weather allowed them to fire up the snow guns. Stratton in southern Vermont, Smuggler’s Notch in northern Vermont and Jiminy Peak in northwestern Massachusetts have their lifts turning today. In New Hampshire, add Waterville Valley, Cranmore and Pat’s Peak to the […] [Read More]

Weekend looks good for skiing/snowboarding

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There’s some snow – and ice – in ski country today as northern New England makes the quick transition to winter. The National Weather Service has posted winter weather advisories until noon today throughout most of northern New England with periods of snow and freezing rain. It’s not a big storm; just a few inches […] [Read More]

Thankfully, the ski season has begun!

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We’ve finally turned the corner on this warm weather nonsense and are NOW in the season where the serious skiing and snowboarding season has begun. Yeah, yeah, I see those  snow condition reports from out west from snocountry and naturally, I’m really jealous. Heavy snowfalls, dry powder, lots of trails and terrain […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Mount Snow opens on Thanksgiving

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Thankfully, cold weather has returned. And that means  ski resorts can again fire up their snowmaking arsenals and open trails … just in time for Thanksgiving. Mount Snow in southern Vermont is the latest area to announce its opening on Thanksgiving Day. The Grand Summit Express, Canyon Express, Nitro Express and Discovery Shuttle will all […] [Read More]

Okemo opens season

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Today is opening day at Okemo in Vermont! Okemo will have two lifts, Northstar Express and the Glades Peak Quad, servicing four trails on the upper mountain; Buckhorn, Drop Off, Countdown, and Upper World Cup. This terrain will be open for advanced skiers and riders only. There will be shuttle service from the bottom of the […] [Read More]

Warm temps delay ski area openings

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Looks like we have to wait a little while longer for more ski resorts to open for the season. The reason? You guessed it. It’s been a little too warm to have non-stop snowmaking that will turn brown trails into white carpets. But things are looking up for Thanksgiving weekend thanks to several days of […] [Read More]
Categories: General, skiing, snowboarding

Snow sliding and a BBQ

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If you plan to head to the only ski area open in Vermont this weekend it should be a fun – yet crowded – good time. There’s even a barbeque at the base of the chairlift, although personally it looks like the guy has cooked the burgers too long. At Killington they have only eight […] [Read More]

Ski resorts set opening dates

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Several ski resorts are on the verge of throwing out the first snowball of the ski/snowboard season! Killington in Vermont and Sunday River in Maine remain the only ski areas now open. But that will change next weekend with the projected opening of several more. Many more are shooting for a Thanksgiving weekend opening. While […] [Read More]