Spring has sprung. Days are longer and temperatures are climbing. Flowers are popping through and tree and shrub buds are swelling. And yes, the snow is melting. While that does not mean that the ski and ride season is over with, it does mean that it is winding down. If you are, for whatever reason,
Just a reminder that Avies’ Ski / Sports will now be closed Sunday, beginning March 6th. Avie’s will reopen on Sunday beginning Memorial Day.
The only thing more fun than getting out onto the slopes is getting out onto the slopes with family and friends. I got that opportunity yesterday as I hit the slopes with my daughter Allison and her grand man Jake. There we are, above, on the first lift up and away from the lodge. It’s
I was able to hit Okemo yesterday, and I figured I would share some info on conditions coming into the holiday week. It was a brisk 8 degrees at the base when people started catching the lift from the lodge to get on the slopes. Fortunately there was no wind so despite the low temperature,
A too hectic life of late has kept me from getting onto the slopes. Yeah, there was a day or two I could have made my way north, but the thought of first day out being in -10 degree conditions was less than appealing. If I were already there on a multi-day trip I would
While it might seem odd for a ski shop to be closed due to snow, Avie’s Ski / Sports will indeed be closed tomorrow, Saturday January 29th due to the onset of a New England nor’easter. While the slopes to our north will get some snow, they really would like to get the snow that
Avie’s Ski / Sports will be closed Saturday, January 1, 2022 — New Year’s Day. The shop will re-open Sunday, January 2nd at noon. Everyone at Avie’s Ski / Sports wishes you a safe, healthy, and fun start to 2022.
You walk into Avie’s Ski / Sports. A big smile on your face. You tell a story about the pair of skis you got for an incredible price at a local ski swap. A few minutes later the smile is gone. Replaced by a quizzical, skeptical look. Maybe an angry stare. Definitely one of frustration.
It looks like we will indeed have a White Christmas after all. At least that is, if you wake up early enough (or go to bed late enough) to experience the snow before it reverts to a less desirable liquid state. But no worries, the stuff will stay frozen and white to our north. And
Until further notice, everyone will be required to wear a mask while in the store at Avie’s Ski / Sports. Even if you are vaccinated. Customer happiness is paramount at Avie’s Ski / Sports. And face it, we are not happy when we are sick. And we are even less happy when we are sick