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  • Ski Magazine 2017-18 Eastern Resort Rankings

    1. Smugglers Notch 2. Sugarbush 3. Mount Snow 4. Tremblant 5. Jay Peak 6. Mad River Glen 7. Sugarloaf 8. Stowe 9. Okemo 10. Loon 11. Bretton Woods 12. Killington 13. Whiteface 14. Sunday River 15. Stratton 16. Holiday Valley 17. Waterville Valley 18. Cannon 19. Wildcat 20. Wachusett Many surprises this year - let the annual debate begin.

  • Introducing “Chasing Snow”

    For those looking for another idiot's opinion, today I've launched my new weather blog: Chasing Snow. For now it's the feature of my weather page: Look for more static content as that page over time. Once the snow flies I'll hopefully dial in what resources are most useful to the reader.

  • iPhone mobile app won’t work with iPhone 8/8+/X or iOS 11

    The Alpine Zone mobile app is not 64 bit (hasn't been updated since Jan 2014) and so it will not work with iPhone 8, 8+, or X, and it will also not work on any older device that has been updated to iOS11 (released today). Are there any plans to update the app?

  • Mt. Bohemia out of Freedom Pass?

    Sure looks like the Mt. Bohemia loophole has been closed. There's no mention of the Freedom Pass on Mt. Bohemia's season pass page: Also, Bolton's list of the Freedom Pass ski areas no longer includes Mt B: So,if true, you won't be able to buy a Mt. Bohemia pass for $115 and get all the benefits of the…

  • From Denver to Vail in 9 minutes

    Denver was selected as one of the 10 Hyperloop route winners from > hundreds of entrants. Part of the system would include a Denver to Vail spoke which would take only 9 minutes.

  • Mohawk Blue Moon Sale

    I stumbled across Mohawk Mountain having a "once in a blue moon" (or annual) sale of equipment from their rental department on Saturday. Does anybody have experience shopping at this? The prices ($59 boots, $69 skis) make me skeptical that the items are in any condition to be used by an expert.

  • ? about Sunday River Glades in February

    I am planning a skimo race for Black Mountain of Maine and have been given the date of February 10. BMOM as most of you who read the board best terrain is its glades and I am planning to run the race down them. If Sunday River Glades are mostly open Blacks will be open. I would prefer mid-February through…