Well, that was ugly.
The rain and warm
temperatures that tore their way through much of
Wildcat remains closed today, and though Mad River Glen had planned to celebrate “Roll Back the Clock Day” with $3.50 lift tickets, the mountain was in a holding pattern until 7 a.m., when management made the decision to shut down operations. The promotion has been rescheduled for April 1.
The good news? Well, as far
But you’ll remember
three years ago we were in this same sort of pattern when the Valentine’s Day
Blizzard pretty much took care of that, turning a ho-hum snow season into an
epic one. And wouldn’t you know it, Farmer’s Almanac has the following for Feb.
12-15: “Very stormy. Blizzard
We’ll see if we’re in for a repeat of that event, if not pray for it. But all signs –and meteorological chatter - do seem to point to a strong February.
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.