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Would you pay $899 for a parking space?

Most major ski areas are just days away from jacking up prices for season passes. Wait until after the deadline and you can end up paying hundreds of dollars more. To some, it  doesn’t matter because

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

Sikorsky helicopter helps build new ski lift

A Sikorsky S61 helicopter is being used to help construct a new ski lift at the Mitterskill backcountry ski area near Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire. The Stratford, Conn-made chopper is carrying

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

Awesome spring skiing/snowboarding; do it now!

While there’s still plenty of snow at northern ski resorts, time is ticking down on the ski/snowboard season. So why not head to your favorite area one last time and experience some of the best spring

Through the trees

Last week’s big storm storm created the best powder conditions of the season, especially in northern Vermont. This video from Smuggler’s Notch was shot on Wednesday, Feb. 24, the day of the biggest

Ski with Bode Miller

Here’s your chance to ski with Olympic medalist Bode Miller. Well, maybe just meet him. It happens on Saturday, April 3 at Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire. But registation for the race with Bode