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UpCountry Tubing Guide

By Francesca Olsen Backyards and sloping state parks are good, but area ski resorts are stepping up the tubing game with groomed lanes, ski lifts so kids won’t get tired, and free-running hot chocolate. Because you don’t need to rent equipment, tubing can be a cost-effective way to fly down a mountain. Most resorts supply… Continue reading UpCountry Tubing Guide

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The Ski Guide: Western Massachusetts

By Scott Stafford When the first snow falls, dozens of men and women begin scrambling up and down local hills and mountains of local ski resorts in a frantic effort to manufacture tons of artificial ground cover as quickly as possible. They are the snow makers. And while that may sound mystical, it is actually… Continue reading The Ski Guide: Western Massachusetts

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The Ski Guide: Southern Vermont

By Chris Mays For James Hadley, getting ready for ski season is mostly about mental preparation. As the weather turns, a flurry of thoughts of snow and the local slopes come to him. “It’s on my mind daily to say the least,” he said with two days left to September. “The anticipation.” Even though he… Continue reading The Ski Guide: Southern Vermont