Winter

  • Snowshoeing at Smugglers' Notch

    Dave and I spent New Year's Day snowshoeing at Smugglers' Notch in Jeffersonville, Vermont. The resort's Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center includes 34 kilometers of cross-country ski trails plus 24 kilometers of dedicated snowshoe terrain.Getting outdoors on my snowshoes was a good way to...

  • First Snowstorm of 2010

    It's been snowing in northern Vermont since New Year's Day. More than a foot of snow has fallen at Vermont ski areas, including Bolton Valley, Jay Peak, Mad River Glen, Burke Mountain, Killington, Smugglers' Notch, Stratton, and Sugarbush.The Burlington area received about 32 inches...

  • Trees in Winter

    One of the prettiest things to see in Vermont during the winter are evergreen trees covered with fresh snow. We've had three straight days of snow here, so all of the spruce, fir and pine trees near my home look incredibly beautiful.It sounds like...

  • Happy Holidays!

    Wishing you all a very happy holiday season! Best wishes for the New Year....

  • Early Winter Snow

    A view of Sugarbush Resort taken from East Warren in early December.With the winter solstice just a few days away, we're all gearing up for a snowy season in Vermont. Several areas around the state, including Sugarbush and the Mad River Valley, have received a...

  • December Sunset on Lake Champlain

    It will be a while before Lake Champlain freezes. But when you feel the icy wind blowing across the lake and onto the shore (and against your face), it's pretty evident that winter is here. Still, the chill is well worth it on a cold, bright...

  • Winter is Here

    The snow is a little late this year, but it's finally here. Several areas of the state did receive a few inches over the weekend, and more snow is in the forecast this week. It won't be long before the mountains are fully covered with...

  • Fingers Crossed for Snow
    Fingers Crossed for Snow

    I was expecting at least a little bit of snow to blanket my yard in northern Vermont this weekend. For the past two years, we've had at least one major storm around Thanskgiving, so I figured we were due for a big winter blast. My plan...