Tag Archives: snow

Amazing
Commentary
March 29, 2017

Amazing

By Jim Haff

I stopped by the Mountain Times on March 22 and asked them to go up to the hill and take a picture. It was an amazing sight! Any of you folks that are doubting Powdr and Killington Resort’s commitment to our ski…

Beer and snow makes for a great day at Okemo

Beer and snow makes for a great day at Okemo

Saturday, April 1, 11 a.m.—LUDLOW—It’s no April Fools’ joke—Okemo Mountain Resort has scheduled an on-the-snow beer festival April 1. Based on the overwhelming success of its three-day summer beer festival called Hops in the Hills, Okemo introduced a one-day winter beer celebration called Hops on…

Winter storm Stella wallops northeast
Featured
March 15, 2017

Winter storm Stella wallops northeast

Ski resorts and snowsport enthusiasts rejoice

By Evan Johnson

Winter storm Stella came down hard on the northeast dumping up to two feet of snow by early Wednesday. The fast-moving storm caused thousands of flights across the northeast to be canceled and closed schools.

The…

Snow buntings: nomads from the north
Column
February 22, 2017

Snow buntings: nomads from the north

By Susan Shea

Driving to town on a winter day, I occasionally see flocks of white birds where the wind sweeps across fields, blowing snow across the road and exposing the grass. Rising and falling, the birds look like giant snowflakes tossed about by a…

Vermont Flurry snow sculptures wow crowds
Featured
February 22, 2017

Vermont Flurry snow sculptures wow crowds

WOODSTOCK—On Saturday, Feb. 18 artists were putting final touches on their sculptures carved out of ice blocks on the Woodstock Green as part of the Vermont Flurry Snow Sculpture Contest. The winter festivities on the Green took place over President’s Day weekend, Feb. 17-19, and…

Local News
February 22, 2017

Snow crews undaunted

By Stephen Seitz

Some may have been lulled by the mild winter last year, but when winter returned with a vengeance this year, Vermont’s towns were ready for it. “I think we’re on track,” said Killington Town Manager Deborah Schwartz. “We were prepared in terms…

Killington 100 Day Club
Featured
February 15, 2017

Killington 100 Day Club

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Killington loyalist Jackie Nimal and Rob Kovalesky (center of photo in red and pink jackets) celebrated their 100th day on the slopes with family and friends. The day marked personal milestones for them  in the Killington Resort’s 100 Ski Day Club…

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing
Sports
January 25, 2017

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing

By Karen D. Lorentz

When it comes to mountains, Vermont has them all—world class, family fun, and some gems people know little about. Plymouth Notch, located in Plymouth on Route 100 between the giants Killington and Okemo, is one of the latter.

It’s an old-fashioned…