The holiday season is upon us, and that usually means spending a lot of money to give gifts to others. The spirit of giving is in the air! And that is a wonderful feeling. That is, until you give your avidly skiing sibling a meticulously curated set of patio furniture made of vintage skis, and… Read the rest of the post!
For the best New England family ski vacation, you need a fall line foursome: reliable snow, fun terrain, convenient lodging, and a resort that loves families. Take any of these out of the equation, and your downhill vacation is just not dialed. Powerful snowmaking is a must, along with diverse terrain to keep everyone entertained.… Read the rest of the post!
Resort #1 This resort typically receives over 29 feet of snow annually. This resort was open for 162 skier days this past season. In the 2010/11 ski season this resort received 388” of snowfall. Elevation is 10, 700 feet. Vertical drop is 1700 feet. 3,081 total skiable acreage with snow made on… Read the rest of the post!
When you live in the northeast and you want to ski, driving is something you take for granted. Even if you are going for an extended family ski vacation and you live in, say New Jersey, it’s nothing out of the ordinary to drive four, five or six hours to your resort destination. In fact,… Read the rest of the post!
Discovery is one of my favorite aspects of skiing. I’m no pioneer but I’ll hike a good amount to find the perfect powder stash, a chute I can navigate or a (two foot) “cliff” I can huck. Luckily for us, most of these spots were discovered long ago and creatively named. I did some polling… Read the rest of the post!
Skiing Vermont can’t get much easier than following Route 100 to catch almost all the major ski areas. Starting with Mount Snow in the south and ending at Jay Peak up north, here’s what’s new and exciting at Vermont resorts for the 2011-12 season. Bromley Mountain Resort is celebrating its 75th anniversary and has added… Read the rest of the post!