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The Fall Line: Winter Weather, Check In to Win Now Includes XC, Holiday Festivities

The Tram hiding behind a fury of flakes at Jay Peak Resort today.
Winter Weather Wind Up
Winter weather ramps up this week with flakes flying across the state. Since snow started on Wednesday, up to 8 inches of all natural fluff is forecast for parts of Vermont with what looks like more on the way. Paired with more seasonable temperatures in the forecast for the weekend and we’ve got the recipe for more snowmaking thanks to our dedicated crews.

This weekend Vermont will have 9 Alpine resorts open plus Nordic skiing and more trails are opening each day.

One the menu are Bromley, Jay Peak, Killington, Mount Snow, Okemo, Smugglers’ Notch, Stowe, Stratton, Sugarbush and Craftsbury Outdoor Center.

Not sure which mountain to visit next? Check the updates at before you go or sign up here to have the Vermont conditions report sent to your inbox each morning.

Check In to Win is Bigger and Better this Season
While you’re our sampling the goods at all of Vermont’s open resorts, take a second in between chairlift selfies to log your days on the slopes. When you Check In to Vermont resorts this winter you’ll automatically be entered to win a slew of swag from Ski Vermont and our partners like Darn ToughRossignolBurtonanonLong Trail BrewingSkida, and more. Check In to Win rewards snow enthusiasts of all disciplines while reaching milestones along the way to becoming the first skier or snowboarder to check into each Vermont resort or the first cross country skiier or snowshoer to visit all the Vermont Nordic centers.

Be the first skier to visit each Alpine resort in Vermont and you’ll win a new Rossignol ski set up. First snowboarder to visit all snowboard friendly resorts will win a fresh kit from Burton. Alpine skiers and snowboarders participate by downloading the Trace app on their smartphone to track their days, runs and vertical feet while earning prizes along the way.

New this year, cross country skiers and snowshoers are in on the action, too. Log your tracks on the Snocru app at participating Nordic centers and you’ll be entered to win great gear and goodies while recording distance and mapping your tracks. Be the first to visit all Vermont Nordic centers and you’ll win a complete Nordic ski set up from Rossignol.

It’s easy, just download the appropriate app and press play. We’ll take care of the rest.

Details, video tutorial, and links to the App Store and Google Play can be found at

A snowboarder’s first day of the season, logged at Stowe Mountain Resort.
Deals and Events during Holiday Travel
Vermont ski and snowboard resorts are magical during the holidays and they offer fun activities and packages for families and friends who want to come to Vermont to enjoy winter in its original state. From Santas on snow to mugs full of cheer, Vermont resorts offer something for everyone this merry season. Get a taste of some of our resorts’ special seasonal offerings herehere and here.
Santa Sunday at Bolton Valley.
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