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Snowmaking opens up more trails

Look for trail counts to grow at northern New England ski areas this weekend and the days ahead. Cold temperatures are allowing ski resorts to expand terrain in preparation for the upcoming

Snow falls up north; cold temperatures arrive

Finally … some good news from Ski County … snow. And to top it off cold temperatures for snowmaking! Sweet! No it wasn’t a large snowfall … between 4 and 8 inches across New England … but it

Ups and downs of the weekend outlook

This is not the best time to be a snowmaker. The skiers, snowboarders and resort owners are all itching to get their season off in full swing. But cold, then warm temperatures have thrown a big monkey

Snowmaking resumes at ski areas

Things are looking up for the weekend now that ski areas have resumed snowmaking in northern New England. Video above is from Stratton Mountain in southern Vermont. After days of above-freezing

Learn to ski, snowboard on the cheap

Got a buddy, family member or significant other who wants to learn how to ski or snowboard? Well, here’s a few inexpensive … some free … ways to start sliding. Normally, these packages can cost

Okemo, Sugarbush now open

Happy Thanksgiving! And so it is … because you can now add ¬†Okemo and Sugarbush to the list of ski resorts open for the season. They join Killington (with 20 trails today) and Stowe (7 trails). The

Ski areas shooting for Turkey Day opening

Snowmaking has kicked into high gear at several resorts with the goal of opening some trails by Thanksgiving Day. That goal, of course, is temperature and weather dependent. The long-range forecast

Killington, 2 other resorts start seasons

Killington Resort opened its winter season today with skiing/snowboarding on two trails. Hey it’s not alot, but The Beast is the first to start the New England ski season. Or are they? Mount Snow in

The perfectly timed storm

The East finally lucked out with a major snowstorm that dumped nearly four feet of snow on some New England ski resorts. And it could not have come at a better time for ski resorts – and the people

Snowmaking to save the holiday week

Worried about the quality of snow conditions for the upcoming holiday week even if there’s no snow in your backyard? Relax, it’s going to be fine … just a little crowded. After spending a few days