Author Archives: Peter Hines

Powder Day at Crested Butte

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Powder Day at Bromley Mountain- January 18, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2016 provided an opportunity to get out and enjoy the snow.

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A Little Bit of Snowbiking at Pats Peak

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Vacation End Eases Crowds

Sometimes the last day of a holiday week can be the best day for others. Such was the case for this Christmas/New Year’s season at Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont. This season has been tough.  No one disputes that. But … Continue reading

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2015 Season Off to a Rough Start in the East

Several Pineapple Expresses have been rolling into the Western United States dumping the snow that was missing last year.  Resorts from Washington State to Colorado got out early and the base is piling up. As of the first week in … Continue reading

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What Meteorologist Mike Bono Says About the Warm Weather

I met Time Warner Cable News Meteorologist Mike Bono while skiing at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, New York last week. So I said, “Mike, what’s up with this warm weather?”. Here is what he said: The direct cause of the … Continue reading

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Whiteface Mountain Opens “Taste of New York” Cafe

Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, New York recently opened the Taste NY Café in the recently constructed solarium in the base lodge. The café menu showcases fresh, locally sourced from New York State products including yogurts, cheese and charcuterie, pastries, snacks, … Continue reading

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Jumping at Lake Placid – June 2015

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Plenty of Skiing and Riding Ahead at Killington

Someone didn’t tell the folks at Killington Mountain Resort that it is the end of March. My visit on March 27th reminded me of mid winter conditions.  Except for temperatures in the high 20s, (darn right balmy for this season) … Continue reading

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There’s Still Plenty of Skiing to be had at Mt. Sunapee

It’s no surprise that after a winter of successive snow dumps Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire continues to have good snow coverage.  The longer days and higher sun of March, along with some warm days, has diminished the snow pack … Continue reading

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