Author Archives: Mike Roth

European Skiing in North America

In the past I have visited Europe on many ski trips. There is something about skiing there that is different than skiing in North America. Some differences between skiing in Europe and the US are bigger mountains, differences in the … Continue reading

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This year getting the right start

It’s been snowing as we all can see and the ski areas are getting lots more snow than we are seeing here in the capital district. It seems the higher in elevation you get the more snow they are getting; … Continue reading

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SKI FREE AS SANTA!

It’s getting whiter out there but with lots of red showing up early in the season Last weekend nearly 200 Santa Clauses took over Sunday River Sunday morning for a holiday tradition.  Sunday River had their 17th annual Santa Sunday … Continue reading

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There still is good skiing in the Northeast

Last Friday after 2 days of rain I went over to Okemo to ski. I did not go with much enthusiasm of great conditions but then again has anyone had that forethought when you prepared to go ski in the … Continue reading

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Ski New York

I am living in the Capital District of New York State, where I  have the best of all worlds when it comes to skiing opportunities. (Well not really the best since we are not near western skiing) however almost the … Continue reading

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Seasonable Weather Returns to New York State Bringing Fresh Snow and Great Snowmaking

Great Ski Conditions for the Upcoming Presidents Week Holiday Period Yesterday, I received a report from my friend David who went to Gore, he said that most of the trails were in great shape, including Sunway and their offshoots. Twister … Continue reading

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Kiss a Snow Maker

What a difference one week can make with the right temperatures and optimum equipment. We don’t just have snowmakers, we have snow heroes. Let’s than them for what they have been able to do since the beginning of this season … Continue reading

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Winter is here!

It definitely feels like winter this morning… it snowed. There is some Light snow on Wednesday morning, but it is snowing. Ski areas in NY and Vermont received about 4” to 6” of snow during Monday night and Tuesday morning … Continue reading

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LEARN TO SKI THIS JANUARY ALL OVER THE NORTHEAST

There is no better place to learn a new winter sport than in its original state. For just $29, beginners in Vermont can rent equipment, gain access to beginner terrain, and take a ski or snowboard lesson from a professional … Continue reading

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Holiday week at Mount Snow

In the past years I have avoided skiing on the holiday weeks. The main reason was that there would be long lift lines and crowded slopes. Over the past couple years I have found that not necessarily to be true. … Continue reading

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