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Smokin’ Bowls: A Side of the Road Foodie Heaven

Smokin Bowls Soup Shack

Along Rt. 103 in Rockingham, Vermont just before the on ramp to I-91 is a little unassuming shack filled with delicious soups that will make you all warm and fuzzy inside after a cold day on the slopes. Anyone that grew up in the 60′s or has ever seen a Cheech and Chong movie will probably chuckle at the play ... Read More »

Tales from a Ski Share House

We Ski NYC Ski Share House

There is one thing that New Yorkers know how to do all too well: share tight quarters.  Whether that means stuffing 4 people in a 2 bedroom apartment in the Village, or making the trek to the Hamptons or LBI to squeeze a dozen frat guys into twin beds to share a house for the summer, we let go of ... Read More »

Mount Everest Stadium Sale: Mountain Deals

Snowy Field and a snow plow at the Mount Everest Stadium Sale on Tuesday night!

As we all inevitably will realize, the cost of getting on the mountain can be as steep as the mountain itself.  At We Ski NYC, we recommend that you attempt to scope out your shred plan for the season and buy your lift tickets in the most economical way possible. The resorts want to sell as many tickets and passes ... Read More »

Snow Report: December 8th -14th

Snow Trail Sign Edit

What a great way to start the week with a little Sunday evening snowfall. There is nothing like a little snow in NYC to get you hyped for a weekend of skiing. If you can’t wait until the weekend to get your ski fix, check out some of the mid-week opportunities below. There are some great events happening both on ... Read More »

Stratton: Mountain Profile

Stratton Mountain

Stratton Mountain Ski Resort is a popular mountain among New Yorkers due to its location in the southern Green Mountains.  You will likely see Stratton ads in the subway featuring a black bear wearing a red scarf sipping a mug of hot cocoa.  Stratton is set up to resemble an Alpine village.  Before arriving at the lifts, you will walk ... Read More »

Killington Mountain: Mountain Profile

Snow Trail Sign Edit

Killington’s self-proclaimed title “The Beast of the East” is well deserved.  For those who have never skiied out west, and even those of us that have, you will be impressed by the sheer size of Killington. For the most hardcore (or spoiled) snow enthusiasts who want to experience great snow within a 1 day trip from NYC, Killington will not ... Read More »

Okemo: Mountain Profile

Okemo

Since Okemo is located only about 30 minutes southwest of Killington, it is less crowded than the other southern Vermont mountains.  This gives you a prime reason to go – short lift lines and good snow.  Okemo is a great mountain to explore, and the blue trails are fun while offering a slight challenge.  Okemo offers two sides to the ... Read More »

Mount Snow: Mountain Profile

Photo Courtesy of Mount Snow.

Mount Snow takes the prize for being the southernmost resort in Vermont.  At exactly 4 hours driving distance from NYC, the extra 1 to 1.5 hours beyond the Catskills is worth the trip to find much more expansive terrain and a true Vermont experience.  Due to its proximity to NYC, you can expect the standard crowds on the weekends, but ... Read More »