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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

Snowmaking begins at ski resorts

It looks like we’re days away from the opening of the ski and snowboard season in New England. Both Killington in Vermont and Sunday River are ahead of the pack by blowing snow on its higher elevation

It’s a start … ski areas pick up some snow

Several New England ski resorts picked up a few inches of snow from Friday’s nor’easter, although it’s not enough to get the 2010-11 season going. Wait at least a couple of weeks. But the good news is

Discounted Killington tickets end today; it’s snowing too

Today is the last day you can buy discounted $55 lift tickets for Killington in Vermont. The price  is up to $29 lower than the cost of a one-day window ticket price. This season, Killington’s ticket

Snow is in the air!

While it’s still too early to pull out the boards, anticipation is building evey day as a new ski season nears. Already, Sunday River in Maine started blowing snow last weekend. Sure, it was more of a

Ski areas raising age for ‘senior’ discounts

Don’t be surprised if you’re standing at a ski ticket window when an older skier tells the cashier:  “Don’t forget my senior discount.” No this isn’t a coffee shop or a WalMart, but a ski area where

Sugarloaf ski resort to become East’s largest

An expansion at Sugarloaf in Maine will make it the largest ski area east of the Rockies. Once the tree thinning is completed in three years, it will eclipse Killington in central Vermont, as having

Getting a jump on the ski season

Yes, it’s still summer, but not too early to start planning for the 2010-11 ski season. Why? By getting a head start before most skiers and snowboarders, you can snare the best deals, find the best

Skier visits down in NE, except VT

The numbers are now in for skier visits during the 2009-10 season. And with the exception of Vermont and other regions of the country, they’re  not pretty. Overall, skier visits in the Northeast

2010-11 season pass deals ending soon

  If you’ve been thinking about buying a season pass for next ski/snowboard season, now’s the time to act quickly if you want to same money. Why? Because the end of April is the time ski resorts end