Skiing into spring with good snowpack

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Spring may be less than a week away, but cold temperatures are holding steady and new snow is falling. And that means snow conditions are looking good for the weekend! Despite some heavy rain that hit early this week, ski resorts – including those in Connecticut -  remain in good shape. On Thursday, northern New […] [Read More]

Great weekend for skiing and snowboarding

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It was a tough early morning commute to work, but how can I complain about fresh snow. Connecticut and much of New England got another round of snow this morning that should make the weekend skiing and snowboarding even sweeter. Northern New England and New York areas have been steadily picking up several inches of […] [Read More]

Act fast to get cheap Stratton tickets

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Here’s a deal worth jumping on quickly – half price lift tickets for Stratton Mountain resort in southern Vermont. For a limited time Stratton, long a favorite of Connecticut skiers and snowboarders, is selling the steeply discounted tickets for March dates on its website. How cheap? $38 midweek; 50 percent off. $40 to $69 on […] [Read More]

Deep snow and deep discounts

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Looks like ski areas in New Hampshire and Maine are going to get lots of snow this weekend from the nor’easter starting to take shape. While Connecticut will likely get just dreaded rain, N.H. and Maine could get more than a foot of snow. Most areas  in Vermont should get a few inches. It’s been […] [Read More]

The best deals during Presidents Week

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Ski resorts are busy this week with many schools off (again) for Presidents Week. Lucky for them because its peak snow conditions across New England and New York. And there’s an increasing chance that northern ski resorts could be hit with a major winter storm this weekend. Keep your fingers crossed. Unfortunately, it’s also the […] [Read More]

‘Bombogenesis’ to pound ski areas with snow

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Skiers, snowboarders and lovers of a true New England winter are keeping their fingers crossed. They’re hoping, almost praying, that the media hype of the impending “Storm of the Century IV” finally delivers us lots of snow. Almost two feet of snow almost makes us giddy as the Weather Channel named storm Nemo swirls toward […] [Read More]

Animals predict an early spring

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It’s Hate Winter Day, officially known as Ground Hog Day. The time of year when rodents, and other animals, are paraded out to predict an early or late spring. Today, the most famous weather forecaster in the animal world made his prediction. In Gobbler’s Knob in west-central Pennsylvania, Punxsutawney Phil came out of his hole […] [Read More]
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Too cold for skiing and snowboarding?

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Sometimes it’s too cold to go skiing or snowboarding. That’s what the operators of the Wildcat ski area in the White Mountains of New Hampshire thought when they decided not to open Wednesday and Thursday because temperatures were in the negative double digits. Strong winds made it worse; a wind chill of 48 degrees below […] [Read More]