Vermont Invests in $15 Million Snow Gun Upgrade

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Vermont Invests in $15 Million Snow Gun Upgrade

August 20, 2014 by  
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Ski Vermont resorts will not be waiting around for Mother Nature to be gracious enough to deliver snow timeously during the 2014-2015 snow sport season. It was recently announced that resorts represented by non-profit trade association Ski Vermont, together with Efficiency Vermont, will be undertaking a $15 million upgrade of the ski area’s snowmaking system…

Spring Skiing in Vermont

March 12, 2014 by  
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It’s not too late to grab some fun time at Stratton Mountain Resort. Specials include a Kids Ski and Stay Free offer for children 17 years old and younger, on condition that two adults purchase lodging and lift packages. Also, don’t miss the action of the 24 Hours of Stratton skiathon on March 15…

Helly Hansen Big Mountain Battle

February 6, 2014 by  
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The Helly Hansen Big Mountain Battle is a thrilling scavenger hunt event for teams. Checkpoints are placed all over the mountain and each team…

Climate Change Wreaks Havoc with Ski Season

January 15, 2014 by  
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Canadian ski resorts are enjoying excellent snowfall this season, attracting a host of snow sport enthusiasts from Europe, as many European resorts experienced a slow start to the season. Many resorts in North America have been enjoying extensive snowfall, with the Polar Vortex keeping temperatures low, much to the delight of skiers…

Adventure Skiing with Dan Egan

March 6, 2013 by  
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Described by Powder Magazine as one of the “Top Skiers of All Time”, Dan Egan is a pioneer of extreme skiing, and on March 9-10, 2013, advanced skiers will have the opportunity to join the award-winning adventurer to …

Vermont Ski Museum: Collect, Preserve, Celebrate

March 18, 2011 by  
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True to its motto to “Collect, Preserve, and Celebrate”, the Vermont Ski Museum is a fascinating treasure trove of memorabilia relating to the history of skiing in Vermont. Located in the Village of Stowe’s old Town Hall, which was built in 1818 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Vermont Ski Museum started its collection in 2002. Thanks to generous donations from the skiing community, the collection has grown to more than 5,200 catalogued items, many of which date back to the late 19th century.

North America

July 12, 2010 by  
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North America offers snow skiing enthusiasts some superb venues to indulge in their favorite winter sport. With its extreme northern location, Canada‘s ski resorts generally boast consistently good snow, with long skiing seasons giving plenty of opportunity to enjoy the rugged beauty of this country where back country skiing is very popular. Canada is generally […]

USA

June 15, 2009 by  
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Snow sports, such as snowboarding and snow skiing, has a huge following in the United States of America, with many enthusiasts greeting each new winter season with eager anticipation. There are numerous snow sport destinations to choose from throughout the United States, and into neighboring Canada, with something to suit everyone regardless of experience levels […]

Vermont

February 9, 2009 by  
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Take a vacation in Vermont, the birthplace of skiing in America! Over a century ago, Norwegians who had settled in Stowe used skis to get around in winter on the impassable roads. Stowe, which is home to the highest mountain in the state, Mt Mansfield, was the venue of the first ski race held in […]

Mount Snow

February 9, 2009 by  
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First opened in 1954 as a small ski resort with basic facilities, Mount Snow has grown tremendously over the years. From its initial seven trails and four lifts, it now boasts a whopping 145 trails, 23 ski lifts and 757 acres of ski-able land. Facilities have undergone constant upgrades and improvements and there are now […]

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