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  • March Riding Rocks Massachusetts

    For riders, March in Massachusetts is iffy, but since that comes-in-like-a-lion blah blah seems to be working this year, we'll take what we can get. And enjoy the ride. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Presidents Week Just Peachy For Jiminy

    Some good news came at mid-winter for ski areas in the Northeast and New England, including Jiminy Peak. Riders came out in droves for the Presidents Week break, apparently needing a hit off the hits and an uplift by the lifts. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Massachusetts Goes With the Snow

    The winter blast has been a blast for downhill riders here in Massachusetts. Snow dumps pushed trail openings to new heights for the season, and the riding is all but ensured deep into March. Full Article

    17th February 2007

  • Nor'Easter Makes Mass. Resorts Smile

    Ski area operators in Massachusetts finally got some happy news this winter, courtesy of an unforgiving nor'easter, dumping tons of fresh powder in the Northeast at midweek. Full Article

    14th February 2007

  • Break for the Massachusetts Hills

    Ski and snowboard areas thorughout the state are taking advantage of school breaks, federal and state employees cutting loose for a long weekend and anyone else who wants to play in the snow now that it's finally here for good - for the good of February, at least. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • More Trails Means More Riding In Mass.

    Massachusetts gets its winter game on hard, now that the cold has settled in, snow is paying a frequent visit and the snowmakers are punishing the terrain with ever-more snow. And since you can't spell "Massachusetts" without "Wachusett" - or parts thereof - give props to the mountain this weeked with two events: the USA Snowboard Association halfpipe and slopestyle competition all day Sunday. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Massachusetts Embraces Tardy Winter

    Winter has taken hold of much of the Northeast and ski areas and riders are holding on to it for dear life. Finally, trail openings are slipping up in to the comfortable double digits and it feels like the real deal. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Mass. Attack of the Snowmakers

    Across Massachusetts, snowmakers on ski hills launched an all-out assault on the slopes in order to salvage a warm-soaked winter so far. A cold snap seems to have settled in and at the higher els, the snowmaking machinery was roaring. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Jiminy Peak Kicks Up the Jam

    What's that you smell? Mmm, the delicious odor of a nice burn as you capture top prizes at Jiminy Peak's first Rail Jam this season. Saranac Root Beer and Potter Brothers Ski and Snowboard are the sponsors, but the real winners await the competion on Friday, starting at 7 p.m. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Riders Looking For a Mass. Dump

    Snow riders are eternal optimists, but winter so far here in Massachuesetts has been trying the patience of all downhillers. Ah, but with an in-your-face 'tude and millions of dollars in snowmaking machinery, Mass. ski areas are swearing by every evening drop below freezing that they can. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Berkshire Eyes Night Skiing En Mass.

    Berkshire East is keeping the runs, well, running in the middle of Massachusetts. They've got a workmanlike attitude going in a season that's seeing more green than white. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • By Jiminy, Warm Or No, We Ride

    "Loose granular" and "spring conditions" aren't what we like hearing this time of year, but it's better than the sound of "closed." Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and other Massachusetts ski areas fought hard to make enough snow early on to keep things going through this mid- to late-December warm bout. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Wachusett Settles in for the Season

    Seven trails, 50 acres. This is only the beginning, folks. We're still skiing in Massachusetts and Wachusett Mountain aims to keep it that way. Why, the Big Guy heads to the mountain on Sunday and good little girls and boys can ask him for more snow. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Spreading the Deals at Ski Butternut

    Anywhere else, you'd say, "I can't believe it's not Butternut." Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Jiminy Before Christmas: Demo Daze

    Hey, how does this thing work... Listen, Skippy, you don't buy a car without driving it first. Oh. You do? Well, maybe demo day at Jiminy Peak isn't for you. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Wachusett Caters to Women Riders

    It's women only tonight (Thursday) at Wachusett Mountain in Massachusetts. In addition to a boot-fitting and ski sizing seminar, folks'll be schooled on the latest trends for women in the world of winter sports and a rundown of the latest gear aimed specifically at the female market. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Berkshire Swaps It Up

    Hey Southern New England: time to swap it up. Sunday is snow-gear swap day at Berkshire East Ski Resort, so bring in the old gear in the AM and stoke the kids with some "gently used" stuff in the PM. Pull down enough decent coin to get mommy and daddy some brand-new gear. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Kids Run Wild at Wachusett Mountain

    Kidsfest at Wachusett Mountain in Massachusetts promises two days of fun for kids and their families Saturday and Sunday. It's the 16th annual Kidsfest, and it runs from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days. Full Article

    21st September 2006

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