It’s time to talk about summer fun now that high school graduations are behind us in the east. There’s no shortage of it in the mountains no matter where you are located, and with ample rain the past few weeks, the landscape is verdant everywhere you look.
The curtain drops on the 2012-2013 season April 20-21 at Sunday River in Newry, Maine, but not before announcing $5.7 million in capital improvements for next season.
Despite the popularity of the recent movie “Lincoln,” U.S. presidents don't seem to be a big feature at ski and snowboard areas across the country for Presidents Week. But, fun tops the agenda everywhere.
Every third Monday in January is a federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. His “day” is usually part of a weekend celebration at many ski areas with special events, lodging, and ski/snowboard packages.
If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas, you’ll find it in Northern New England and Quebec, where up to three feet of snow has fallen over the past few days.
That fall semester was tough. Then you scrambled home for Christmas. Bought presents as stores were closing on Christmas Eve. You graduate in May and your parents are on your case about starting a career. You need an escape. Enter college ski week.
“Come up and ski.” Unfortunately, those words that Jeff Kuller used to end many interviews will no longer be heard.
Cold temperatures have settled in as thousands of snowguns are processing millions of gallons of water across resorts in the Northeast in preparation for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend.
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.
After a couple quick tastes of skiing and snowboarding in the Midwest and Northeast, the 2012-13 ski and snowboard season finally kicked off for good in the Colorado Rockies Wednesday at Arapahoe Basin.
That special time of year – fall – is beginning to pop its annual display of colors and a getaway to many of New England’s ski resorts will make family memories “picture perfect.”
Fall festivals at America’s ski resorts long have been the harbinger of the ski and snowboard season and vary widely in terms of offerings. Here’s a sampling.
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,
Record heat in the Northeast has put the skids on the 2011-12 ski and snowboard season, with just a handful or resorts hanging on to trails buried in snowmaking over the past few months. But some resorts are wrapping up the season with big events, live music, and smiles well into April.