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Aiden and Mallory enjoying one last run of night skiing before returning to the real world…
After a morning on the lifts (finally, Vista opened) and getting our first up-close look at the new windmill, we spent the afternoon in the backcountry with the kids. It started off lovely, though the sun was already setting. We finished skiing a narrow, powdery, virtually untracked run down to the S-curves where [...]
…makes Drew happy. Here he is pictured showing off for the Bolton Valley website guys, who were looking for shots to put on the site. This is from this morning, just off the Wilderness lift.
When my five year-old pointed her skis downhill in the dark and snowy night at Bolton Valley tonight and essentially straight-lined the intermediate trail called Beech Seal, I felt like I’d reached ski-dad Valhalla. It’d stepped out of my role as hands-on teacher and into a new role: proud observer. I was hoping it might [...]
Terrible weather and broken lifts can’t stop my holiday joy from spreading.
Tomorrow is our first ski day of the season, and we’re going to be just a few degrees north of snow. Instead, we’re keeping our fingers crossed and hoping that whatever “wintry mix” falls tonight doesn’t do too much damage.
In the meantime, we’re enjoying a Magic Hat, streaming Pandora (80’s party music?), and trying to [...]
When I stood at the ski shop just three days before Christmas realizing that the skis I’d come to pick up for my seven year old son were missing from the shop, I was a bit disappointed. When I left 90 minutes later, I was beaming.
There is a small, family run ski shop in Raynham, [...]
One of the best things about the view from the top of the Vista Quad is the view across Lake Champlain to the rugged peaks of the Adirondacks.
December 22, 2009 - 6:52 pm
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The weather forecast for Christmas Week in Bolton Valley is looking really great:
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Christmas Day: Sunny, with a high near 30.
Friday Night: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation [...]