Category Archives: Vermont

Keeping Kids Comfy – and Skiing – When the Temperature Dips

You won’t hear me complaining about cold when I ski – I long ago accepted that skiing is a winter sport, and I’d much rather see low temperatures paired with snow and wind than high ones accompanied by rain clouds. … Continue reading

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Cool Ski-Resort Chairlifts and Gondolas in North America

“It’s the journey, not the destination, that matters most” just might apply to some of the cool chairlifts and gondolas found at ski areas across North America. These speedy, warm, record-setting or quirky contraptions make it fun to ride to … Continue reading

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Get into the holiday spirit in Stowe, Vermont

For me the holiday season is about simple pleasures like skiing in Vermont, seeing friends and family, and making special meals. But it’s also time to bring on those once-a-year treats including one of my favorites: Candy canes. At Laughing … Continue reading

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What’s new off the mountain at Sugarbush this winter

The Mad River Valley in central Vermont is home to three ski areas: Sugarbush’s Lincoln Peak and Mount Ellen as well as Mad River Glen Glen. You’ll also find cross-country skiing at Ole’s and the Blueberry Lake Cross Country Ski … Continue reading

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Family-friendly dining in Stowe, Vermont

One of the reasons I like to rent a condo when I ski is that it means I can cook some of our meals. This is especially key for breakfast; my family likes to waste as little time as possible … Continue reading

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Open/Close Resort Dates 2012-2013

I can’t believe the ski season is just around the corner. Here are the projected open and close dates for the 2012-2013 ski season. Open Close Canada Kicking Horse Dec 9 Apr 8 Lake Louise (Banff) Nov 9 May 5 … Continue reading

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Fall fun in the Mad River Valley

If you’re like me, you probably think that one of the best things about beginning of fall is that we’re just that much closer to ski season. But the fact is that early fall in Vermont’s Mad River Valley is … Continue reading

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Opening Day on the Mountains

Mountain Reservations is watching the snow fall and getting anxious for all of the ski resorts to celebrate opening day. Here is what a few of our destination experts had to say about it: “Break out the ‘beat up’ board … Continue reading

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Stowe Recognized as Top Resort Destination

Stowe Mountain Resort has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the top resort destinations in the world. In a recent survey, the illustrious travel magazine asked readers to rank their favorite getaway destinations; Stowe was ranked fifth … Continue reading

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