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The Fall Line: Weather Roller Coaster, Ski Vermont Programs, Vermont Knows Après

This corduroy is ready to rip, Bromley Mountain, 2/18/16
 
Roller Coaster Weather
Skiers and snowboarders rode Mother Nature’s weather roller coaster at Vermont resorts this week. Resorts across the Green Mountain State saw more than a foot of fresh snow and a bump in open terrain before temps dipped, rose, and then flipped again. The good news is more snow is in the forecast for this weekend and again in the middle of next week. While we wait, snowmaking and grooming operations are keeping trails fresh and fun. Checkskivermont.com/conditions for up to date trail counts, open lifts and new snow accumulation or sign up to receive the daily snow report each morning.
 

Ski Vermont Programs Still Available
From first timers to die-hard enthusiasts, Ski Vermont offers fun programs and incentives for the whole family. There are still lots of ski and ride days to come this season and plenty of time left to take advantage of these on-snow offers.
  • Fifth graders ski and ride (and cross country ski) for free in Vermont with the Fifth Grade Passport. Each passport includes three vouchers to each of our resorts plus Nordic passes. Make sure to purchase your Fifth Grade Passport today to receive it in time for your next trip to the mountain*.
  • Beginner skiers and snowboarders are getting in on the action with the Take Three Pass. The Take Three Pass includes three lessons with a professional instructor along with rental gear and lift tickets to access beginner terrain - all for just $129. The three vouchers can be used at one, two, or three different resorts so beginners can experience different slopes or stick with their favorite. Purchase your Take Three Pass online and get stoked to slide on snow*.
  • As if skiing and riding weren’t rewarding enough already, Ski Vermont is rewarding shredders for exploring different resorts throughout the season. When you Check In to Win using the Trace Snow app (for alpine skiing or snowboarding) or the Snocru app (for Nordic skiing) and track your days on snow, you’ll automatically be entered to win prizes from our partners. Visit two or more Vermont resorts to be eligible for your first prize and earn additional prizes by exploring more of Vermont’s terrain. Be the first to visit all of our resorts or Nordic areas and you’ll win new skis, snowboard or Nordic set up.  
*Be sure to plan ahead when purchasing passes online to ensure we have enough time to process and mail them so you can receive them before your trip to the mountain.
 

Drink Vermont
Vermont ski and snowboard areas are known equally for their varied terrain and proximity to some of the world’s best après beverages. From the well-known brands to the more obscure, die-hard shredders and extreme sippers are in good company in Vermont ski towns. 
 
Sick Day IPA on the Long Trail bottling line.
 
The fridge at Ski Vermont headquarters is typically stocked with Long Trail brews,Woodchuck Cider and Vermont Spirits (read about our favorites and creative mixology experiments here) but you’re certain to discover new favorites while exploring the menus at your favorite après watering hole. If you need a road map to get started on your next tasting adventure, visit diginvt.com/trails for customizable beer, wine and spirits tasting trails around the state and read this USA Today article highlighting some hot stops along the way.
 
 
 
 
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