Thirty patrons of Avie’s Ski / Sports ventured forth to Killington ski resort yesterday, Wednesday March 13th, for a bit of skiing and riding. And it was quite a day! Upon arrival, 153 of 155 trails were open for skiers and riders. That’s an impressive amount of territory to play in. If you can’t find
Allison and I stopped in at Okemo on our way back south. The day before at Killington had been epic. Three to four inches of powder in the morning, following by dumping snow all afternoon that led to late day “fresh tracks.” How could Okemo beat that? We weren’t sure, but we were not disappointed.
I am up at Killington for my annual father-daughter ski and ride trip with my daughter Allison. We arrived late Sunday afternoon and by the time we were done with dinner, it was snowing. And it snowed all night leaving behind 3 or 4 inches of snow. The crowd factor was pretty typical for a
While most folks are grumbling about the past couple of storms, us skiers and riders are quite happy with the outcomes. I managed, for once, to be in the right place at the right time—at Killington at the start of Storm No. 2 that will leave behind 16+ inches, and it’s still snowing. New England
We just wanted to let you all know that the Avie’s Ski and Ride bus trip list has now been posted on the Avie’s website. I’ll get you there in just a moment. Unfortunately, most ski resort prices have now surpassed the $100 mark for a lift ticket. Fortunately, Avie’s keeps the price UNDER $100
It’s tough for some of us to think about skiing or riding when the temperature in Westerly is creeping near the 70ºF mark. In February. And there isn’t a speck of snow left on the ground. In fact, daffodils and a few other early bloomers are poking greenery up through the not frozen ground. Many
The best way to bust up those winter blues is to simply never get them. How pray tell you ask, do you do that? You go skiing or riding. And you do it often. And… Please follow and like us:
I made way up to Killington to meet with the good folks from Blizzard and Fischer, and try out some of the new skis on tap for the 2017 season. The other reason for making my way to Killington was to ski. That’s something I am really sick of NOT doing this season. Conditions plus