Some ski areas extend season, others closing

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It’s the final weekend for many ski areas across the East. And what an way to end a season with deep snow and still plenty of terrain open. Some areas plan to remain open for a few more weeks, but most will be cutting back on operating days and the number of lifts turning. For […] [Read More]
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Some areas closing; still lots of skiing/snowboarding

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All good things come to an end. It’s the time of year when many ski resorts are ending their seasons. It’s been an excellent season with abundant snowfall, the coldest February on record, no January thaw or long rain spells with snow-eating fog. Snow bases remain deep, setting the stage for the best spring skiing […] [Read More]
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From the Bromley Mountain ski area you can see several other ski resorts including Stratton Mountain.

Best of spring skiing: Sun, fun and great runs

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It’s the season of skiing and snowboarding that keeps on giving. In southern New England, we’ve got a couple more weeks to ski down our favorite trails; some northern areas will be sliding into May. But, the reality is that most people have already hung up their skis and snowboards. That’s too bad because it’s […] [Read More]
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Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall will offer free lift tickets on Sunday, March 29 on its last day of the season.

Free lift tickets at Mohawk Mountain next Sunday

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As Connecticut ski areas wind down their seasons, we’re starting to see a meltdown on lift ticket prices. And one area is planning to offer FREE skiing and snowboarding on its final day of the 2014-15 season. The end of the season also brings fewer days state ski areas will be open. Next week, Powder […] [Read More]
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Enjoying the park and sunshine at Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont.

A dozen tips for the best of spring skiing

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We still have a few more weeks of skiing and snowboarding, but things are much different these days with warmer weather and changing snow conditions. Spring can be one of the most enjoyable times on the slopes with anything from deep powder to slush. To get the most enjoyment out of spring skiing and snowboarding, […] [Read More]
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Enjoy peak conditions as ski season winds down

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Days are getting longer, temperatures are getting warmer and the days are getting numbered for many skiers and snowboarders. It’s not because of a lack of snow this year. In fact, many northern New England resorts will have trails open well into April, some into May. March brings the best snow conditions with deep snow […] [Read More]
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It's been a Powder Paradise at Smugglers' Notch Resort in Vermont this season.

March: The best month to ski or snowboard

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It’s not here yet, but March is already looking like it’s going to be the sweetest month of the 2014-15 season. First, you have incredible snow conditions from the Connecticut to Maine with nearly all trails open with powder and packed powder conditions. Second, some of the best deals of the season are being offered. […] [Read More]
Night skiing at Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall has one of the lowest lift ticket prices: $26 for skiing/snowboarding from 4 to 10 PM. Mondays through Saturdays.

Six ways to save time, money on the slopes

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For skiers and snowboarders, the biggest obstacles to hitting the slopes often comes down to two things: Time and money. First are the family, work and life responsibilities that sometimes makes it very difficult to get away. Then, if you’re skiing on a weekend, deals on lift tickets are often hard to find. Add the […] [Read More]
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