Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Okemo opens season

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

Warm temps delay ski area openings

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

Snow sliding and a BBQ

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

Ski resorts set opening dates

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

What’s new at Vermont ski resorts

With the Vermont skiing and snowboarding season underway (Killington opened earlier this week), now’s a good time to take a look at ┬ásome of the changes at Green Mountain ski resorts. First, you won’t

Killington kicks off season

Now it’s really starting to feel like the ski/snowboarding season. Killington in central Vermont began its season today with four trails under the North Ridge chair. The first runs of 2010-11 season

Mohawk opening day

A great opening day for Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall. Two top to bottom runs, packed powder and sunshine. No lift lines and it seems more ski instructors more than guests. They are charging 20 bucks

Sliding through Indian Summer

As we bask in the warmth of an Indian Summer, eastern skiing and snowboarding is on hold. Sunday River, the first and only area to open, temporarily suspended skiing on Sunday. The good news: we’re

Snow farmers go to work

I guess you can make a video on just about anything if you have some decent music to go along with it. It also helps if you know how to shoot a video. Well here’s one shot earlier this week in

Sunday River first to open

Sunday River Ski Resort in Maine, became the first resort in the country to open as of 3:30 p.m., Friday with skiable terrain including its T2 trail accessed by the Locke Mountain triple, skiing from