Nothing we hate to see more than local ski resorts being forced to close earlier than their anticipated last day of the season. Yesterday, Stowe and Cannon both announced they were shutting down operations this week (Cannon, today, Stowe, Sunday with some optimism). Smuggler's Notch announced on Monday that yesterday was its final day of the season.
And based on the rain and temperatures forecasted for this week, it's possible that a few other spring destinations, may not be spinning the lifts as late into the season as they have in past years.
On the other hand,
So, while the end has come for many, and the end is near for everybody else, east of
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.