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Good conditions, great deals

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

Powder day in northern Vermont

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

Top picks, deals for the weekend

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

Snow falls up north; cold temperatures arrive

Finally … some good news from Ski County … snow. And to top it off cold temperatures for snowmaking! Sweet! No it wasn’t a large snowfall … between 4 and 8 inches across New England … but it

Ups and downs of the weekend outlook

This is not the best time to be a snowmaker. The skiers, snowboarders and resort owners are all itching to get their season off in full swing. But cold, then warm temperatures have thrown a big monkey

Snowmaking resumes at ski areas

Things are looking up for the weekend now that ski areas have resumed snowmaking in northern New England. Video above is from Stratton Mountain in southern Vermont. After days of above-freezing

Learn to ski, snowboard on the cheap

Got a buddy, family member or significant other who wants to learn how to ski or snowboard? Well, here’s a few inexpensive … some free … ways to start sliding. Normally, these packages can cost

Heavy snow in northern New England

Thanks to some fresh snow … the real stuff, not machine made … Stowe in northern Vermont kicked off its season in style today. Up to 7 inches fell last night allowing it to open Upper Lord, Lord,

The perfectly timed storm

The East finally lucked out with a major snowstorm that dumped nearly four feet of snow on some New England ski resorts. And it could not have come at a better time for ski resorts – and the people

Weekend outlook: Waiting for the snow

While it’s still early to tell exactly how much – if any – snow we’ll get from a weekend nor’easter, anticipation is building. That’s because if we get a significant snowfall it will guarantee a White