Ascutney Felicity and Nick Knight, of West Windsor, Vt., attach skins to their ski at Mount Ascutney in West Windsor, Vt.

Well-groomed trails, sunshine and mild temperatures have kept the T-bar at Ascutney Outdoors busy with skiers and snowboarders the last two weekends.

Before the 1,800-foot T-bar, installed last fall, opened up 12 trails and 30 acres of terrain, there was only one trail serviced by a tow rope. Now, with more varied trails and adult lift tickets just $15 at the all-volunteer nonprofit ski area, those on the slopes Saturday had nothing but good things to say about their experience.

“It was awesome,” Dana Deschamp said, taking a break in the Outdoor Center lodge just below the trails.

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