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Despite mentions of one Vermont ski area closing – – count on 100% open operations across the 20 alpine and 29 Nordic ski areas this weekend.
Blue-bird skies and temperatures returning to more comfortable seasonable levels will greet skiers and riders this weekend as resorts are warming up their slopes for that extra day to enjoy the snow.
Above average natural snowfall combined with some of the world’s best snowmaking have Vermont resorts in superb shape for skiing and snowboarding as travelers make their way to the mountains for this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. ski weekend.
Winter in Vermont features immense snowfall coupled with easy highway access for all skiers and riders who live within a day’s drive of our mountains. That means people can enjoy the weather outside – ski and ride more, travel less and get here safely with all luggage intact. And, Vermont resorts provide the perfect learn-to-ski/ride experience for those thinking about jumping into the sport with a quick weekend getaway – the perfect way to take advantage of the MLK long weekend.
In addition to gorgeous groomers and glades – several resorts now have halfpipes open in addition to the greatest variety of terrain parks in New England. For more information on conditions and lodging information, please visit
. Here’s just a few of the many events going on this weekend at various resorts in the state: