Author Archives: Peter Hines

ORDA Seeks Improvements That Also Address Climate Concerns

New York’s Governor, Andrew Cuomo (d) has proposed $28 Million in improvements at the three state ski areas, Whiteface, Gore and Belleayre that are operated by the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA). The proposal also includes a … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Largest Ski Resort – Grandest Hotel

Bretton Woods, New Hampshire is the setting of New Hampshire’s largest ski and snowboard resort.  It is also home of the Omni Mount Washington Hotel.  Together they offer arguably one of the best ski and stay experiences in the East. … Continue reading

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End of Year Storm Brings Crowds to Bromley

A late December Northeaster that dumped almost a foot of snow throughout Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine added to the natural and machine-made base at many areas. The snow coupled with the holiday crush brought out the skiers and riders. … Continue reading

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Mount Snow Ready for the Holidays

Skiers and riders heading out to Mount Snow in Southern Vermont this Christmas week will not see anything like they did last year. There is snow and plenty of it! In addition to the almost two feet of natural snow … Continue reading

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Whiteface Cruising to a Great Season

Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, New York has great snow and conditions. Check out the video I shot this past Wednesday.

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Killington Opens the 2016-17 Skiing and Riding Season in the East

With help from Mother Nature in terms of five inches of natural snow and cold temperatures and the work of an outstanding team of snowmakers, The Beast of the East, Killington Mountain Resort, kicked off the 2016-2017 on October 25th.  … Continue reading

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Killington Pond Skimming – 2016

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Winter’s Last Day Certainly Wasn’t

This winter has been anything but in the northeast.  No surprise there. What is a surprise is when you can find good conditions despite the lack of snow and the yoyo temperatures we have experienced all season long.  The abundance … Continue reading

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Spring Skiing at Stratton Mountain Resort

We headed over to Stratton Mountain in Vermont on March 9, 2016 to take in some spring skiing.  It was a great day. Despite temperatures into the lower 60s the snow held up and the conditions were good. Too many … Continue reading

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Skiing in Southern Colorado, Part 2-Skiing the Powder at Crested Butte

From Part 1 – Mike, Phil and I traveled to southern Colorado to ski Crested Butte and Purgatory It snowed all night.  I didn’t sleep well.  I never do before a ski day.  Knowing it was going to be a … Continue reading

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