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Spread the Love of Ski and Ride in January: The Fall Line, 1/15/15

Cruising at Mount Snow Resort, January 15, 2015


Compared to this time last year – even this time last week – trails counts are way up at resorts across Vermont. The chilly temps have been ideal for making snow and also for ensuring that it sticks around. Add to that up to 14 inches of natural snow that fell throughout the week and you’ve got a recipe for some fantastic skiing and riding. You’ll be pleased to see for yourself just how good the conditions are right now. If you need some stoke, head over to for the latest conditions update before you head out the door.

Winter is here. So come get some for yourself but don’t forget to share it with your friends. There is still plenty of time for the beginner skiers and snowboarders in your life to learn to turn for ONLY $29 during the month of January. Book beginner packages now before time runs out.

5th Graders Ski and Ride for FREE

Speaking of bringing friends to the mountain, all fifth graders can ski and ride for free at Vermont resorts for the rest of the season. Just fill out the quick application online and we’ll send your fifth grader a handy dandy passport to Vermont filled with vouchers for 3 lift tickets to each resort in the state plus more vouchers for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. Tell your friends, tell your classmates, tell your siblings, because this winter is going to be awesome. Don’t take our word for it, though. Watch this clip to hear from one mini shredder who wishes fifth grade would last forever:



Each passport costs just $10 with all proceeds benefitting the Keep Local Farms Fund to support Vermont’s dairy farmers and their continued production of delicious cheese and milk. All fifth graders are eligible. Blackout dates apply. Allow 2 weeks for processing. Read the fine print at


Ski and Ride for Heat

Vermonters take pride in helping our neighbors, especially during the long, chilly winters. Every year, thousands of our fellow Vermonters struggle to keep themselves and their families warm through the winter. This season, you can help keep them warm by participating in Ski for Heat fundraising events around the state, with 100% of proceeds going directly to heating fuel assistance programs statewide and lots of great prizes to keep you motivated.

Skiers, snowboarders, cross country skiers and snowshoers can all help. There are lots of events to choose from around the state all winter long including Ski and Ride (for Heat) With The Point on Fridays with half price lift tickets at participating ski areas and fun après-ski parties with great prizes. Sign up for any event and raise at least $100 by January 25 and you will get a Ski for Heat ski shirt and be eligible to win a Ski-and-Stay package at a Vermont resort.

Sign up for your favorite event(s) and get outside in the snow!

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