Allen enjoyed the aptly-named "Paradise," with deep snow and no crowds the day before the lifts opened.
Allen, loving life.
It was a great day to be on the hill and a great day to call in late to work. If you were at Mad River or Sugarbush that day, you already know that it was a day worth remembering.
If you're interested in seeing some more photos, or a video, from last Friday, click here.
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.