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]

Check out these classic rock skis

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Looking for a new pair of skis to Get Yer Ya Yas Out? Then check out these classic rock skis…. Rolling Stones K2 Side Show Skis. The cost? $875 … probably the price of a VIP ticket for a likely Stones tour later this year.  And that cost does not include bindings. Here are the […] [Read More]

Finally, a powder day!

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Finally. We’re skiing and snowboarding on “pow pow” today!!! And just when we were starting to think winter wasn’t going to return to New England. This weekend is probably the best one, condition wise, this season. But as we all know with skiing in New England, there’s always something. This time it’s bitter cold temperatures. […] [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]

Big snow looming for MLK weekend

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Hopefully the Snow Gods, and the meteorologists, aren’t playing any games with us this time. But … there’s significant snow in the forecast for upper New England Thursday into Friday.  I’m trying not to get too excited, but it’s possible that more than a foot of snow could fall in the higher elevations, maybe more. […] [Read More]

Stupid things skiers and snowboarders do

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Next week is National Ski Safety Week, the time to remember the “Skier’s Responsibility Code.” You know that code that is often printed on napkins or cafeteria tray liners are ski resorts. It includes: Always stay in control …  People ahead of you have the right of way… Stop in a safe place for you and others … […] [Read More]

Good conditions, great deals

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We’ve finally hit the mark – the coldest day of the season so far. Ranging from -9.5 degrees on Mount Washington, to the single digit and teens in ski country. All we need now is some significant natural snow to get the winter in high gear. Temperatures are expected to moderate across the East the […] [Read More]

Powder day in northern Vermont

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Northern New England got a belated Christmas present Wednesday … some fresh snow … that makes it one of the season’s first powder days. Here’s a quick rundown from northern Vermont: Bolton Valley Resort: 5″-7″  …. Jay Peak Resort: 6″-8″….  Killington Resort: 10″ …. Pico Mountain: 10″…..Smugglers’ Notch Resort: 10″-12″….Stowe Mountain Resort: 4″-6″ …  Sugarbush Resort: 9″-12″. A post […] [Read More]

Top picks, deals for the weekend

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This is the weekend when you don’t have to travel hundreds of miles to go skiing or snowboarding. Areas in southern New England, including our own state, will be open. Don’t let this dreary drizzle get you down, the weekend forecast calls for colder temperatures that should set up some good sliding conditions. Sunday is […] [Read More]