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Skiing Lake Tahoe

The trip to the desert southwest was so worth it, in every sense of the word. It was a world I've never seen before and had a continued look of awe in my face almost the entire time. Even with how much beauty surrounded me from all angles, I was ready to move on to… Continue reading Skiing Lake Tahoe

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Early Season Skiing and Riding at Killington Resort!

In other news, can you believe it's December?!!? I mean, where oh where has the time gone. It really just seems like the other day we were all celebrating New Years. As for me, it feels just like yesterday that I was skiing the slopes of Killington Mountain in Vermont. Oh wait, that WAS yesterday!… Continue reading Early Season Skiing and Riding at Killington Resort!

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Snowshoeing in Northwestern Connecticut

What is it about snow that brings out the kid in you? It seems for me, each time it snows, a bit of childhood comes back with it. Maybe that's why I enjoy it so much, then again, I could just be wildly insane. Either way, when there's a snow day to be had, you… Continue reading Snowshoeing in Northwestern Connecticut

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Day One at The Dew Tour

The Dew Tour. It's what makes winter less depressing and it's what gives us snow lovers an adrenaline rush! Packed with the top athletes from around the world, The Dew Tour here at Killington is already off the hook! I arrived to my hotel around 11AM. What a place! Quaintly named The Inn of the… Continue reading Day One at The Dew Tour

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Get Pumped! Dew Tour Heads to New England

If you're a winter sports junkie like I am, your adrenaline is probably already fired up over the fact that The Dew Tour will be at Killington Resort in nearby Killington, VT from January 19th to the 22nd. The event features the top winter athletes in the world all competing for a cool $1.5 million… Continue reading Get Pumped! Dew Tour Heads to New England

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Litchfield County Gets a Taste of Winter, Finally

Remember last year when we were buried up to our eyeballs in snow? We would often reference our homes to igloos as we mingled with other Eskimos who braved the elements that was the winter of 2011. This year, exact opposite. After a shattering Halloween snow storm that left many stranded and without power, snow… Continue reading Litchfield County Gets a Taste of Winter, Finally

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Daytrip: Following the Snow to Okemo Mountain Resort

It's been a dry December for many of us here in Connecticut in terms of snow. Last week, we were surprised when a few modest inches were at our doorsteps, only to disappear a few days later. As a skier, the words coming out of my mouth aren't pretty and come with a vocabulary including… Continue reading Daytrip: Following the Snow to Okemo Mountain Resort

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Welcome Back Winter!

It was a night like no other. Epic rain turned into epic winds which made such epic sounds that I sprang from my bed to see what was that matter. As I peered outside, the trees were swaying so fiercely it was as if there was a tornado coming through. Though this was no tornado,… Continue reading Welcome Back Winter!

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When it Snows in October, Life Becomes Altered

As someone who loves snow, seeing it fall on Saturday made my day. Until of course, the night fell, then it got ugly. As the snow piled up, well over a foot of it, so too did the weight of it on the trees knocking out power to all of Litchfield County. I suddenly regretted… Continue reading When it Snows in October, Life Becomes Altered

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25 Favorite Things of Winter

As yet another round of winter weather impacted Litchfield County this morning, dumping anywhere from 3-6 inches of heavy wet snow, it is clear that many have had just about enough of mother natures steroid addiction. To make matters worse, she is now bringing in some gusty winds and arctic cold temperatures. It should come… Continue reading 25 Favorite Things of Winter