Category Archive : Vermont Skiing

Ski season off to an early start

Updates on ski resort openings. Early ski season starting across the country. East coast is off to a much better start than last year. Many improvement in snow making will add value to skiers and snowboarders.

 

Maine ski mountains open for skiing

“Sugarloaf is kicking off its season Friday, with two trails open for skiing. It’s the earliest opening day for the Carrabassett Valley resort since 2007. Sunday River ski resort starts its season on Tuesday with three open trails. The Newry resort …”
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20121109-NEWS-121109720

 

Powder alert for Veterans Day.

 

Today’s Colorado ski and snow report: Snow moves in – Examiner.com

“It appears that the snow we’ve all been waiting for just recently arrived in the pre- dawn hours at the five ski resorts that are currently open, starting with B.www.examiner.com/…/today-s-colorado-ski-and-snow-report-…”
http://www.examiner.com/article/today-s-colorado-ski-and-snow-report-snow-moves-in

 

Opening weekend at Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort, celebrating 51st season and Veterans Day.

 

Breck kicks off 51st season

“Breckenridge Ski Resort kicked off its 51st season opener Friday, celebrating Veterans Day early by playing the Star Spangled Banner and releasing four doves promptly at 9 a.m. as the Colorado SuperChair and Rip’s Ride started to turn. The weather was …”
http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20121110/NEWS/121109757/1078%26ParentProfile%3D1055

 

Hope you get out skiing soon and take advantage of the great early skiing conditions. See you on the slopes…

 
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Early-season review of Colorado ski areas: Snow’s good, terrain limited

More good early ski season news from across the country. New England is off to a great start along with Colorado and Utah. A great way to get reconnected with nature and enjoy the outdoors. There has been many improvement to ski area across the country, new snow making capacity and a fleet of groomers making conditions to please the crowd. Skiers and snowboarders are optimistic of the coming winter season. So put away the golf clubs and wax up the boards, it is time to hit the slopes! 

 

Ski slope groomers ready to work!

Early season skiing and snowboarding is greatly improve with snow making and quality grooming.

Utah weather: Golf Wednesday, wind surf Thursday, snow ski this weekend

“A new report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service indicates soil moisture is below average in northern and southeastern Utah and near average in southwestern Utah as of Nov. 1. Prepared by the Snow Survey Staff, the Utah …”
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566220/Utah-weather-Golf-Wednesday-wind-surf-Thursday-snow-ski-this-weekend.html

 

Killington Opening Day Snow Report Monday … – The Basin Ski Shop

“Basin Snow Report. About Us Basin Ski Shop Meet Our Staff Basin Ski Shop Contact Us · BROWSE … Search the Basin Ski Report: Shop Online 24 x 7!www.basinski.com/…/killington-opening-day-snow-report-mo…”
http://www.basinski.com/2012/11/killington-opening-day-snow-report-monday-nov-5/

 

Early-season review of Colorado ski areas: Snow’s good, terrain limited

“With Breckenridge opening Friday, Denver Post ski writer John Meyer skied Loveland, Arapahoe Basin, Keystone and Copper Mountain on Thursday to get a feel for what kind of ski experience those areas are offering. His report: While the terrain they …”
http://www.denverpost.com/extremes/ci_21961441/early-season-review-colorado-ski-areas-snows-good

 

More good news for North American resorts will definitely excite the skier and snowboarder, like it does me. Let us know what conditions you encounter and leave a comment for our readers.  See you on the slopes… ok I will most likely be in the trees enjoying the untracked powder!

 

Sunday River Opens November 6th for the 2012/13 Ski Season

Are we in for a snowy winter? Joe Ski Bum certainly is betting on an early start and great snow! After just getting hit with Hurricane Sandy, we are not in for a classic Nor’easter! Snow on the ground in New Jersey could be a good sign of what is in store for us winter lovers!  Here are some updates from around the ski world.

Early skiing season.

Getting out early for fresh turns. Early ski season is shaping up as a skier’s dream…

Keystone, Copper Mountain open for ski season Fri.

“Interactive Radar · Road Report · Ski Report · Cool Snaps · Lake Powell Report … a few more options of where to ride this weekend, as ski season picks up.www.nbc11news.com/…/Keystone-Copper-Mountain-open-fo…”
http://www.nbc11news.com/home/headlines/Keystone-Copper-Mountain-open-for-ski-season-Fri-177020331.html

 

Pictures: The guns are out, and there is snow to boot

“Snow is falling and guns are blaring at New England ski areas today, which saw the official opening of Killington Mountain Resort, and will see the start of another ski season at Sunday River on Tuesday. It’s even cold enough in Massachusetts that …”
http://www.boston.com/travel/explorene/specials/ski/blog/2012/11/pictures_the_gu.html

 

Sunday River Opens November 6th for the 2012/13 Ski Season

“Newry, Maine (November 5, 2012)—Sunday River plans to open tomorrow at 9 a.m., November 6, for skiing and snowboarding. The resort credits its potential top-to bottom open terrain to a recent $1 million investment into snowmaking. “Thanks to our new …”
http://www.alpinezone.com/news-and-featured-articles/sunday-river-opens-tomorrow/

 

The east coast is looking at a great early ski and snowboard season, Mother Nature may have some early season treats for us snow addicts. Get ready for the fun!

 

25 resorts open in Europe and North America

Early skiing and snowboarding has started in Europe and North America. Looks like our ski season is shaping up with a good start. Skiing for Halloween sounds like fun.

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25 resorts open in Europe and North America

“Hintertux continues to have the largest ski area available anywhere at present with 41km of slopes open, 14 lifts running and a 590m vertical. Austria’s other open areas are the Kitzsteinhorn glacier at Kaprun with 90cm, Molltal (12km of slopes open …PlanetSKI.eu”
http://www.planetski.eu/news/4320

Local skiers are benefited from the opening of ski resorts in Europe and North America. Many people are still thinking Autumn activities, let the ski season begin! See you on the snow!

Ski On The Cheap

Joe Ski Bum is always looking for a good deal on skiing on the cheap, scoping out the preseason deals is a great way to save cash this coming ski season. Skiing in Vermont is one of my favorite destinations for skiing and snowboarding and getting a great deal and saving money make my skiing excursions so much more rewarding. Check out what Killington in Vermont is all about…

 Ski On The Cheap

“For example, Killington in Vermont is offering early season ticket deals including ‘K58’ Tickets for adults and ‘K48 Tickets for youth for the 2012-13 winter season. Skiers and riders can save up to $30 off one-day ticket rates with K58 adults tickets …”
http://skiing.about.com/b/2012/09/07/ski-on-the-cheap.htm

 

If you find me skiing Killington buy me a beer and I will show you some of the best skiing in the east. A little hint, Outer Limits is on of my favorite mogul runs anywhere. See you on the slopes, at least until the lift close…

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