Sitting here at home outside of Boston on a 50 degree day that has seen torrential rain I was wondering how the 2012/2013 ski season is going… After updating our New England Ski Conditions page I have a much better idea.
Right now it is a tail of two regions of New England – north and . . . → Read More: How is the Ski Season Going?
New England’s ski areas are starting to open (see: New England Ski Areas Opening Around Thanksgiving), so it is only natural to start thinking about the region’s premier ski racing event – The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge. The Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge is held throughout the Northeast. Following are the dates for Mountain Dew . . . → Read More: 2012 / 2013 Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge in New England
Yes, it is once again that time of year. Many parts of the six state region have already received snow. With the exception of the last few days it has also been cold enough for many of the ski areas to start making snow. Three ski areas are actually already open! Many more plan . . . → Read More: New England Ski Areas Opening Around Thanksgiving
We updated our ski report over the last few days and quickly came to the conclusion that the best skiing of the winter of 2011/2012 is RIGHT NOW. A lot of new snow has almost every ski area close to full operation reporting powder and packed powder! So if you want to experience the . . . → Read More: New England’s Best Skiing of the 2012 Season
It’s raining in southern New England. Up north it’s rain or a “wintery mix” (rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow). Conditions appear to have degraded since last weekend because of warm weather and continued lack of cooperation from Mother Nature. The forecast is for cold temperatures to return next week, at least at night, to . . . → Read More: New England Ski Update for the Weekend of 1/28/2012
In a word – snow! Northern New England has seen a fair amount and it has even snowed in southern New England. With the new natural stuff ski conditions have improved everywhere. A few ski areas in Northern New England are almost fully open. More snow is predicted on Saturday so this will by . . . → Read More: New England Ski Conditions Continue to Improve
The good news is that the last storm was mostly snow up north and almost every ski area in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is reporting the pickup of new natural snow. With this influx of snow the conditions have improved markedly. While there still are a lot of closed trails, those that are . . . → Read More: Substantial Improvement in Northern New England Skiing
Today Mother Nature is smacking us with another weather event. In Southern New England (CT & RI) it is raining. In Massachusetts it started as rain/snow and changed to a wintry mix and then all rain. Northern New England got some accumulating snow in the morning, but true to Mother Nature’s uncooperative nature, that . . . → Read More: Mother Nature Only Partly Cooperating for Skiers
The winter with no snow continues to present challenges for skiers and ski areas. I guess calling it a winter with no snow is a bit harsh as some areas of northern New England have seen some of the natural stuff. But snowfall totals are way below normal going into the second week of . . . → Read More: Winter 2011/2012 a Continuing Challenge for New England Skiers
Winter 2011/2012 continues to be difficult and still insists on throwing rain and warm temperatures into the mix too often. Nonetheless, the ski areas continue to make snow and open more trails. Vermont has seen the most of the real stuff thus far with many areas picking up some significant natural snow this past . . . → Read More: New England Ski Conditions Continue to Improve