Mount Snow selling $12 limited tickets

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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 ticket is $75. But tickets need to be purchased in advance. A check this evening showed the cheap tickets are still […] [Read More]

Feast on Thanksgiving skiing/snowboarding

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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 snowmaking, many major ski areas have their lifts turning. Unlike previous years, this Thanksgiving weekend will have some serious top-to-bottom runs that […] [Read More]

Early ski season off to strong start

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There’s good news to report from the Land of Skiing and Snowboarding: Conditions are steadily improving with more ski areas planning to open this weekend. And there’s a good chance (I’m keeping my fingers crossed) that Thanksgiving weekend could bring some of the best skiing and snowboarding  in years. Cold temperatures will return tonight, allowing […] [Read More]

Get free lift tickets for going to a movie

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Even if you’re not a big fan of Warren Miller ski movies, here’s an incentive that may get you into the theater – free lift tickets. On Friday Nov. 9, The Stamford Center of the Arts at the Palace in Stamford will be screening “Flow State,” the new film from Warren Miller Entertainment. The cost […] [Read More]

How to buy half-price ski lift tickets

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The preliminary list of dates for ski areas offering discounted lift tickets is out. And again, it’s absolutely the BEST DEAL going! We’re talking about more than 50 percent off  tickets at such prime Vermont areas as Stratton, Okemo, Sugarbush and Killington, many of them on weekends. How cheap? How about $34 ticket for Mount […] [Read More]

Deep snow and deep discounts

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Now that New England areas have finally picked up some deep, natural snow, what on earth are you waiting for? March is shaping up to be the best month of the entire ski season. And it looks to get much better with more snow expected in interior New England. The National Weather Service has posted […] [Read More]

Mt. Snow deals; $29 next Wednesday

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Here’s a lift ticket deal worth taking a day off next week. To celebrate Leap Day – Feb. 29 – NEXT WEDNESDAY … Mount Snow in southern Vermont will be selling lift tickets for $29. That’s a great deal when you consider the regular price of a weekday ticket is $75 for adults and $58 […] [Read More]

Big snowstorm looming?

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This morning, WTNH New Channel 8 Meteorologist Gil Simmons was talking about the possibility of a major winter storm that COULD affect the Northeast Sunday. At this stage, Gil said it’s a “tough call” to forecast whether the storm would actually develop or whether most of the precipition would be offshore. NBC Connecticut’s weather team […] [Read More]

It’s a powder day … in Connecticut

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Don’t get to say this often:  POWDER ALERT IN CONNECTICUT The National Weather Service forecast calls for up to 7 inches of dry, fluffy powder to fall in the state. Snow is expected to end by mid-afternoon. Give the road crews a few hours and then head to one of Connecticut’s four ski areas for […] [Read More]

More ski terrain open for the weekend

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Thanks to some fresh snow (and more still coming down), trail counts are increasing across Ski County. Video was shot Thursday at Sugarbush in Vermont. Up to 10 inches of snow fell across northern New England allowing most resorts to open up about half their trails. That’s a big improvement from a couple of weeks […] [Read More]