In addition to Killington and Sunday River which opened last week, three more eastern resorts started turning lifts for the 2014-2015 season Sunday, Nov. 9.
It was a good season at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. So good, that its not over yet!
Nirvana continues for skiers and riders up and down the east coast as the seemingly never-ending winter forges on toward a supposed conclusion. The irony is that most resorts will have ample snow when they quiet their lifts for the season.
If you’ve circled Feb. 14 to “spend the day with your sweetie,” here’s a sampling of how East Coast resorts can help you make the most of it.
The first major snowstorm of the 2013-14 winter season rolled through the Northeast this past weekend, dropping up to two feet of snow on ski areas from Pennsylvania through Maine.
For resorts like Pats Peak in N.H., the hits keep coming in the form of a lineup producing one productive weather system after another.
Many season passes add extra value through discounted rentals, food, ski shop apparel, and other perks, but several Heartland season passes also include alliances with western and eastern ski resorts. Check them out. There are some good benefits if you’re planning a ski vacation outside the Midwest this winter.
Forget those golf clubs for a little while longer. Skiers and riders still have plenty of opportunities for raccoon eye tans in New England even into May. Here are a few options.
Now in its sixth year, the Maine Ski Heritage Classic will ring nostalgic on Saturday (Feb. 16) at Sugarloaf as attendees can learn about the past while enjoying the conditions of the present.
November and December is the time when ski area marketing and public relations types work overtime. The reason: Inconsistent fall weather, coupled with the start of the new season, brings out the most creativity. But, Mother Nature is taking over.
“Come up and ski.” Unfortunately, those words that Jeff Kuller used to end many interviews will no longer be heard.
Snow, cold temperatures and the hiss of snowmaking have returned to the Northeast this week as two of the largest resorts in New England have opened for the season.
Season pass deals at many resorts are still out there, but dates for discounted deals vary. Here are a few areas where you still can grab those special rates.
A number of Northeast resorts have been able to fire up their snowguns to carry the season well into April, even as numerous others have either closed for the season or significantly reduced their amount of open terrain. All of this is the result of last week’s unprecedented meltdown,