Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Biggest snow of season falls at ski resorts

Our snow prayers have been answered. Now the real skiing and snowboarding season has began. It’s all because of that  wonderful nor’easter that  dropped more than two feet of snow across northern New

Getting ready for the big snow

Lots of good news for skiers, snowboarders and lovers of snow. First, Ski Sundown in New Hartford opens today with six trails. It’s one of the latest openings for the Connecticut ski area that’s run

Will there be a White Christmas?

With rain falling and temperatures in the 50s, it’s hard to think about a White Christmas in Connecticut. But … some forecasts say there’s an increasing chance that even Connecticut could see some

Finally, the first big snow falls up north

So where’s winter? If the world doesn’t end tomorrow, winter will officially arrive at 6:12 a.m. on Friday. Friday marks the end of the ancient Mayan calendar, the time when some believe the world

Learn to ski or snowboard for free

Want to ski or snowboard like those seen in the video above from Park City, Utah? Well … you get get a start by taking advantage of an offer that doesn’t come around often: a free, learn to ski or

Connecticut ski areas ready to open

Thankfully, it’s cold again. And that means ski areas can again crank upthe snowmaking guns. That’s especially good news for Connecticut ski areas that have had to postpone their openings because of

This weekend head north for best conditions

The weekend outlook for skiing and snowboarding looks good, but you have drive a few hours to find the best conditions. That’s because warm temperatures earlier this week have prevented southern New

Finally, some natural snow

Things are getting a lot sweeter in the North County: some good, old-fashion natural snow! Andthat has set he stage for some good skiing and snowboarding this weekend. Stowe in northern Vermont got

Mount Snow selling $12 limited tickets

Here’s a deal worth  jumping on: $12 lift tickets for Mount Snow on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The southern Vermont area has a 1,000 limit on the heavily-discounted tickets. The regular price of a midweek

Feast on Thanksgiving skiing/snowboarding

Looking to get in some skiing and snowboarding this Thanksgiving weekend? Well, you’re in luck because this is one of the strongest early seasons in years. That’s because after nearly two weeks of