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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

Feast on Thanksgiving skiing/snowboarding

Looking to get in some skiing and snowboarding this Thanksgiving weekend? Well, you’re in luck because this is one of the strongest early seasons in years. That’s because after nearly two weeks of

Stratton starts season Wednesday

Here’s another Vermont ski area in the starting gate: Stratton will kick off its season at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Here’s the official announcement: “We anticipate opening intermediate to advanced trails on

How to buy half-price ski lift tickets

The preliminary list of dates for ski areas offering discounted lift tickets is out. And again, it’s absolutely the BEST DEAL going! We’re talking about more than 50 percent off  tickets at such prime

Ski season ending with a whimper

Who’s still skiing and snowboarding in New England? Mostly those with season passes, locals, college kids looking for some fun on spring break or strong-legged baby boomers who have second homes in

Finally, a powder day!

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

More ski terrain open for the weekend

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

Big snow looming for MLK weekend

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

Stupid things skiers and snowboarders do

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

Enjoying a snow-stingy winter

The other day I read a tweet by Thomas Cooke on the Ski Utah blog about the “6-inch rule.” It read in part: “Seth Godin, a best-selling author, a well-known and admired guru to marketers, and an