During my early ski days in the Catskill Mountains, a family friend once said to me, "Ski across! There is always snow on the other side of the ice!" As I was careening across the trail, scared of falling, I believed...
From the way it is looking so far, it is going to be a great year to ski and ride in Vermont! Thanks to record snowfalls in December, our ski resorts are boasting some of the best, early season conditions in a long...
Not too long ago Vermont winters in our house meant on Friday night ski bags needed to be packed with boots, mittens, balaclavas and hand warmers. Our skis had to be lined up by the back door so that...
If you live in Vermont, you know winter with kids can be l-o-n-g. But snow and cold temps don't keep us inside. Well, maybe -9 does. But there is plenty to do and fun to be had. These are some...
My Facebook feed is filled with gorgeous photos from Vermont Ski Resorts showing snow covered peaks, snow guns a blazing or skiers catching first tracks already. Vermonters are chattering on twitter about first chair, top to bottom skiing and...
My family of four arrived at Stowe Mountain Lodge on a Friday evening in late January. Just like everyone else we were checking in for a weekend of skiing.We pulled up to a mammoth valet parking line. I was sure we going to experience a long check-in...
Soon the green mountains of Vermont will be white and that means skiing and riding! The leaves that cover our hiking paths now will give way to trails that are groomed to a corduroy finish. For some, the ski...
My first experience at Sugarbush was spring skiing in March, 2009. I remember that day clearly. I was enjoying après ski in the sunshine on the porch of Timbers when I met Win Smith, the omnipresent owner of Sugarbush....
When I met up with my future Women's Discovery Camp program buddies at Sugarbush, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I was told I would learn to ski without fear at this two-day ski clinic. That appealed to me since I consider myself an...
Our family of four planned a visit to Smugglers' Notch to put their wintertime activities to the test. After a smooth check-in with the friendly and informative front desk staff, we zipped over to the rental shop to pick up our...