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Animals predict an early spring

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

Too cold for skiing and snowboarding?

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

Being safe and smart on the slopes

It’s National Safety Awareness Week (from Saturday to Jan. 26), a time when ski resorts remind us that skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous if we don’t follow the rules and play safe. Whether it’s

Kids pay their age at Mount Snow Sunday

C’mon, the kids have been bugging you for weeks to take them skiing or snowboarding. So why not do it on Sunday at Mount Snow in southern Vermont with this great deal: Anybody 18 and under can get a

Peak conditions and special deals

Happy New Year! The holidays are over and the crowds are gone at ski resorts. That means resorts will be rolling out some price breaks and special deals to get you back on the slopes. Add peak snow

Biggest snow of season falls at ski resorts

Our snow prayers have been answered. Now the real skiing and snowboarding season has began. It’s all because of that  wonderful nor’easter that  dropped more than two feet of snow across northern New

Getting ready for the big snow

Lots of good news for skiers, snowboarders and lovers of snow. First, Ski Sundown in New Hartford opens today with six trails. It’s one of the latest openings for the Connecticut ski area that’s run

Finally, the first big snow falls up north

So where’s winter? If the world doesn’t end tomorrow, winter will officially arrive at 6:12 a.m. on Friday. Friday marks the end of the ancient Mayan calendar, the time when some believe the world

Learn to ski or snowboard for free

Want to ski or snowboard like those seen in the video above from Park City, Utah? Well … you get get a start by taking advantage of an offer that doesn’t come around often: a free, learn to ski or

Connecticut ski areas ready to open

Thankfully, it’s cold again. And that means ski areas can again crank upthe snowmaking guns. That’s especially good news for Connecticut ski areas that have had to postpone their openings because of