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  • Snow and Skiers Fly at Killington

    The third major snow storm in a month dumped 18 inches of new snow on Killington just in time for St. Patrick's Day. With numerous events over the next several weekends Killington guests should have some great spring skiing and plenty to keep them entertained or challenged. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Champion Riders and Freestylers at Stratton

    Plenty of action at Stratton Mountain this month as the area, long known for its role in snowboarding, hosts the 25th US Open Snowboarding Championships from March 12 – 18th. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Snow, Spring and Deals in Vermont

    A reprise of the Valentines Day storm dropped a foot to a foot and a half of fresh powder on resorts all over Vermont last Friday. Mt. Snow and Stratton in the southern part of the state reported 14 to 15 inches of the white stuff while Killington piled up a whopping 20 inches on the mountain. Further north Stowe, Smugglers Notch and Jay Peak all saw dumps of 13" to 17". Full Article

    4th March 2007

  • Impressive Stats at Okemo

    With the Valentine's Day snowstorm dumping one to three feet of new snow on Northern New England just in time for the President's Week holiday period, all ski areas in the region were in fine shape for the vacationing crowds. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Sale of Killington and Pico Announced

    American Skiing Company (ASC) has entered into an agreement to sell its two remaining resorts in Vermont, Killington and Pico, to SP Land Company for $83.5 million. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Valentines Bonanza for Jay Peak

    Jay Peak hit the jackpot on Valentines Day accumulating a mind-boggling 59 inches of new snow over a 48 hour period. Although all areas in northern New England received one to three feet of the white stuff, Jay came out on top. Since then they have racked up an additional 20 inches with another 4 to 6 inches expected this week as the winds let up a little. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Attitash and Mt. Snow Sold to Peak Resorts

    Peak Resorts, headquartered in Wildwood, Missouri, has just announced plans to purchase Attitash Mountain in New Hampshire and Mt. Snow in Vermont from American Skiing Company for $73.5 million. Full Article

    16th February 2007

  • Topping-off at Stowe

    Stowe Mountain Lodge, which will be the centerpiece of the new Spruce Peak at Stowe community, will mark a milestone in its construction process with a topping-off ceremony on February 23rd. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Night Lights at Bolton

    If you can't get away during the day, check out skiing at Bolton Valley on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. The Vermont area stays open til 9 pm so there's plenty of time to get in some runs after work. And skiers and riders of all ages can compete in the Wednesday Night Rider Series. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Carpool and Share the Magic

    Grab as many of your friends as you can fit in your car and head to Magic Mountain in Londonderry, VT on any non-holiday Friday. The whole carload skis or rides for just $50 – a deal by any standard. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Mad River Glen – Skiing Minus Snowmaking

    What does it take for a ski area with little or no snowmaking to survive in a winter like we've had so far in the East? Patience, loyalty and cooperation go a long way toward survival according to Eric Friedman, spokesman for Mad River Glen. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Mt. Snow Checks Out Your Backyard

    In this winter of little snowfall in New England some skiers have fallen victim to the "no snow in my backyard" syndrome. Well, Mt. Snow wants to see what is in your backyard – then compare it to what's in their backyard, i.e. on the slopes. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Winter Walking and Airboarding at Smuggs

    Smugglers Notch in Vermont offers an alternative to skiing for the days when you just want something different or are waiting for the big dump. Winter walking is a moderate wike (Smuggs definition of a combination of walk and hike) through the winter landscape led by a knowledgeable staff member. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • For Women Only at Stowe

    New this year at Stowe Mountain Resort is Women's Wednesdays. Offered every other week in January, February and March, the program is designed for women, taught by women and aims to make the process of learning to ski or ride easier and less stressful for women. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Ups and Downs for Vacation Week in Vermont

    Mild temps and lack of snow made for mixed reviews of the holiday vacation period in Vermont. While a few areas had to close part way through the week before re-opening just before New Years, others reported surprisingly good numbers, all things considered. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Vermont Launches Operation Snowball

    With the holiday vacation week fast approaching and no snow in major northeast metropolitan markets the staff at Vermont Ski Areas Association decided it was time to show city folk that they don't need snow in their backyard to hit the slopes and the parks for good cruising. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Learn To Fly at Killington

    Killington has developed specialized learn to fly weekends for snowboarders of intermediate or advanced ability who want to jump, ride switch, perform tricks or learn other freestyle maneuvers in one of the resorts performance terrain parks. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Surf's Up At Mt. Snow

    Australian filmmakers Jonathan Darrant and Stefan Hunt are on a quest to go surfing (the board kind, not internet kind) in all 50 states. They added Vermont to their "done" list last week after taking a few runs down the Launch Pad trail at Mt. Snow. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Two Houses of Okemo

    The two newest venues at Okemo's Jackson Gore area were introduced to press and guests recently. The Ice House, a covered, outdoor sports arena, houses a regulation size ice hockey rink and recreational skating pavilion. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • 'Over Easy' at Stowe

    This past weekend Stowe Mountain Resort unveiled its newest lift, the transfer gondola between Spruce Peak and Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak. Full Article

    19th December 2006

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