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After Whistler Comes Jay Peak

As Josh and I have mentioned, we’re headed to Jay Peak later this month. What a great month: first, I head to Whistler with Steve. The week after I return, I head to Jay with Josh. Sandwiched in between: my birthday! I am really looking forward to this month. We have written about Jay Peak […]

Some Ski and Snowboarding News and Thoughts

While I had nothing worthy of a specific post here’s a few nuggets from recently articles, press releases and other stuff that has come our way. Beer, gear and backcountry cheer: Pyramid Breweries are giving away a free trip to Squaw Valley for a winner and three friends. Contest does not appear open to Canucks. […]

Vermonters Get Resort Improvements

First Tracks has a phenomenal overview of all the improvements that took place over the summer at ski resorts around Vermont. If you’re planning to head to Vermont this winter or live there now, you’ll definitely want to check this article out. It includes updates on Stowe, Jay Peak, Bromley, Burke Mountain and many many […]

The Complete Jay Peak Writeup

I’m finally back from my Jay Peak adventure, having returned late Sunday night. This was my third trip to Jay, and unfortunately might be my last. A little background on Jay Peak Jay Peak is nestled just inside the Quebec/Vermont border, about eight hours from Toronto and a couple from Montreal. It’s so close, in […]

Quick Update from Jay Peak

Number of trees hit today: 3 Number of times hit by other rider in my crew: 1 Number of times I smacked my head on the ice, thanking the Good Lord I had a helmet on: 1 I think I almost injured myself more today than I have all season. The reason? It’s very difficult […]

Off to Jay Peak

Back Monday! Looks like it’s gonna snow at Jay. In the meantime, here’s a trailer featuring a lot of eastern resorts and action.

Next Up: Jay Peak, Vermont

Ahhh Jay Peak. Known for having some of the best powder and glades in the east, it’s a place with great terrain and an extremely laid-back vibe. Unfortunately, the weather has sucked both times I’ve visited; the first time was freezing cold, the second time was warm and rainy. I’m hoping the third time’s the […]