December 21st weekend update. Stowe now has 102 trails, 11 lifts, and 37 miles of open trails. Saturday was a beautiful sunny day, and we where treated to fresh grooms on top of Chin clip to last exit, and on Big Spruce on Smugglers. Not bad for the first day of winter.
December 19th weekend report. Should be a nice weekend, with temps in the 20's, some sun, and 79 trails of groomed, packed powder, and variable conditions.
December 16th mid week report. Sunny at the top, cloudy on the bottom, with groomed and packed powder. Great early season riding on 85 trails, 10 lifts, and 30 miles of open terrain for all abilities including many natural snow trails. Comfortable temps for the week with a possible mix to snow on Wednesday.
December 13th weekend report. After up to 21 inches of snow this week and the opening today of Big Spruce, we will be riding 83 trails with 30 miles of powder, packed powder, and soft groomers. Nice temps will make for a great weekend.
December 11th report. Powder alert! The Nor'easter dumped 9 to 19 inches of base building powder. Ropes dropped on Chin Clip, Waterfall, Starr, Lookout, and more bringing the trail count to 68 covering 25 miles for Thursday. Not bad for December 11. The Big Spruce Sensation Quad will open this weekend. Stowe is in great shape.
December 8th report. Storm Alert! Snow is moving in to Vermont this afternoon and continuing into late Wednesday. We could get a foot in the mountains. Ropes should drop to add to the 41 trails now open.
December 5th report. Tomorrow Stowe is opening the Gondola and Sunny Spruce Quad for the season. We now have 40 trails with over 14 miles for all abilities. With 7 lifts, Stowe will have the most open terrain in northern Vermont. Some snow on Saturday and clearing for Sunday.
December 3rd report. 3 to 4 inches overnight, with a little warm up today , then colder the rest of the week. The Gondola will open Saturday, with Perry Merrill. Great early season coverage on 26 snowmaking trails.
November 28th report. Another 3 to 4 inches on Friday should make for a great weekend at Stowe. With Nose Dive opening ungroomed for Saturday, Stowe will have 30 trails, with 9 miles of open trails, with packed powder, and groomed trails for all abilities.
Happy Thanksgiving. Powder Alert 8 to 12!
November25th report. After a couple of warm days, temps have dropped back below freezing. With some natural snow on the way, and good snowmaking temperatures, we should be in great shape for the Thanksgiving holiday. Spruce Peak will open on Thursday, with beginner terrain, and by Friday we should have 5 lifts, 25 trails, with man made base depths from 12 to 36 inches.
November 22nd report. Opening day for the ski season. With cold temps for great snowmaking, and up to 20 inches of natural snow, Stowe is opening with 20 trails, 6 miles, and 2000 vertical off the FourRunner Quad. Lift Line is open for opening day. Great job by our snowmakers. Should be a great start.
April 18th final weekend report. After a week that started with temps in the 70's on Monday, rain onTuesday, and 3 to 5 inches and wind chills below zero for Wednesday, it finally warmed up for Friday into the Easter weekend. Stowe will open at 7:30 for Easter weekend. The Gondola will run for Sunrise service from 4:30 to 5:30 with service at 6:00. Still 65 inches at the stake, 58 trails, and 22 miles with full cover.
April 11th weekend report. Expect more of the same for the weekend. Soft snow and excellent cover for April. Stowe still has 6 lifts, 80 trails and 26 miles still open. This week was an epic week for spring skiing. Come get it while you can. Still skiing tops and woods.
April 8th midweek report. Great spring conditions, with a little rain early Tuesday, but dry most of the day. A little cool down Wednesday, then warmer through the weekend. Amazing conditions for early April. Everything off the Quad is in great shape, including natural snow trails. Get it before it melts. Still 82 inches at the stake.
April 4th weekend report. After a great week of spring skiing with soft snow except Thursday, expect some mixed precipitation on Saturday followed by sun on Sunday and Monday. This is the last weekend for the Gondola, and Big Spruce. Sugar slalom weekend, enjoy some sugar on snow. The next 2 weeks should provide some great spring skiing, with still full cover, and reduced ticket rates.
April 1st midweek report. After a mix of snow and rain on Sunday, expect some sunshine and more spring conditions for the week. 258 inches for the season and still 85 inches at the stake. Should be a great spring with everything still covered.
March 28th weekend report. Another 3 inches of nice powder Friday morning before a change to rain. Expect a cloudy Saturday, with a winter storm warning for Saturday night into Sunday.
March 26th midweek report. 6 feet of snow in March, and still 100% open. Packed powder and groomed. Possibly some more snow and mixed for the weekend. Wednesday and Thursday expect cool temps and winter conditions.
March 22nd weekend report. After 2 to 4 inches Thursday, and 9 to 14 inches on Friday, the skiing couldn't be better. Everything is open, and more snow is in the forecast for this weekend. 86 inches at the snow stake, and 249 inches for the season. 30 inches in the last week!
March 20th midweek report. After a cold bluebird start to the week, we are expecting a warmup with some fresh snow into next week. Temps have been below freezing so surfaces are groomed and packed powder. Some of the best winter conditions of the year, with great coverage. The waterfall has the best color ever!
March 17th report. A surprise 5 to 9 inch storm turned Sunday into another powder day. Stowe now has 228 inches for the season, and 76 inches at the snow stake. Check out the waterfall under the Gondola. The Guv and his crew will be turning it green for the 21st time.
March 14th weekend report. Storm Vulcan delivered 18 to 22 inches from Wednesday morning to Thursday mid day. Stowe has received up to 29 inches since Monday. Best skiing of the season, with seasonal temps for the weekend. 219 inches for the season.
March 12th midweek report. Powder Alert! Expecting 1 to 2 feet for Wednesday into Thursday.
March 10th report. After a sunny cool Sunday, we have received 2 to 4 inches to start the week on Monday. More snow in the forecast for Tuesday with a possible Nor'easter for mid week. Should be one of the best weeks of the season.
March 6th report. Great skiing and riding on groomed, and packed powder for the week. The weekend is looking warmer with temps in the 20's. 115 trails, and 63 inches at the snow stake, should make for pleasant conditions, and excellent cover on all trails, and the woods.
March 2nd report. Sunday started with 3 to 5 inches of fresh western powder. Everything skied great. Knee deep on the groomed to start the day, then great runs on trails, and in the woods. This week looks cold and sunny, with a warmup by next weekend.
February 27th weekend report. The polar express continues into next week but it has brought snow showers and soft surfaces everyday since Tuesday, with more on the way. Everything is open, bundle up, ski the Gondola, stay warm.
February 23rd report. Much better skiing and riding for the weekend then expected. Sunshine and soft snow, and a net gain of snow from the Friday event. Expect colder temps for next week, and some snow in the forecast.
February 20th weekend report. Another 5 to 8 inches from Tueday and Wednesday, made for the best conditions of the season. A little bit of snow sleet and rain for Friday, Then moderate temps for the weekend, and a little more snow.
February 17 th report. Stowe has been 100% open since the start of President's weekend. For this week expect some snow into Wednesday, then a warm up late in the week. The best conditions of the year and a 7:30 opening! 59 inches at the snow stake, and 163 inches total snowfall for the season.
February 14th weekend report. Best ski day of the season with at least a foot of light powder. The Forerunner Quad will open at 7:30 through the Holiday week into next weekend. 115 trails, 41 miles, and 13 lifts for the weekend.
February 13th report. Powder Alert!! Another epic Valentines Day storm is in the forecast. It started snowing this afternoon, and we could have over a foot by the end of the day Friday. Should be a great Presidents week.
February 11th midweek report. After a few inches of powder on Monday and Tuesday, expect a little warm up and more snow before the Holiday weekend. Powder, and corduroy surfaces.
February 7th weekend report. Temps in the teens, sunshine for Friday and Saturday, and some light snow on Sunday, 10 inches of powder from the Wednesday's storm on top of the 5 inches from Sunday will make for the best skiing of the year. Ropes have dropped all over the hill. Expect 110 trails, 40 miles and 11 lifts for the weekend.
February 6th report. Powder Alert!! 8 to 10 inches from the Wednesday storm. Wednesday was the best day of the year. The woods are now getting good with 38 inches at the snow stake,and 137 inches for the year. 102 trails,37 miles and 10 lifts.
February 4th midweek report. Some sunshine and flurries into Tuesday, great grooming and snowmaking. Powder Alert for Wednesday. We could see up to 8 inches during the day Wednesday.
February 1st report. After a sunny start on Saturday, expect 3 to 5 inches by Sunday. Best skiing and temperatures we have had in a while. Possible storm on Wednesday.
January 30th weekend report. After a cold, sunny week with great snowmaking temperatures, we are expecting a warmup and some snow for Saturday into Sunday. Great grooming, and snow gun powder will make for some of the best conditions of the year. 97 trails, 37 miles and 11 lifts for the weekend. Checkout the ice sculptures at Spruce.
January 28 th midweek report. Another 2 inches on Monday for a total of 10 inches since Saturday. Packed powder and groomed. 98 trails, 36 miles and 10 lifts for the week. Had some nice turns in the Goat upper Goat woods.
January 25 th report. Powder Alert! 4 to 5 inches on Saturday, with more forecast for Sunday. Bundle up,for a powder day!
January 24th weekend report. After a sunny cold midweek, we are expecting a warmup and some snow in the forecast. The snowmakers and groomers made for some nice turns for the skiers and riders that showed up. Most of the week the temps at the top of the mountain where warmer than in the valleys. This weekend will be worthwhile.
January 20th report. The MLK ended with another 5 to 7 inches of powder. Ropes are dropping with the total weekend snow of up to 10 inches. Back up to 89 trails, and over 33 miles of terrain for all abilities. Bundle up for the mid week.
January 17th MLK weekend report. Stowe has received up to a couple of inches of snow every evening since Tuesday. Suprisingly good conditions for midweek. With comfortable temps for the weekend, our great snowmakers, and groomers, and a little help from Mother Nature, Stowe will have 100% of our snowmaking trails open! 68 trails, 23 miles and 13 lifts for the weekend.
January 14th midweek report. Rain early in the week made for soft turns on groomers thanks to our snowmakers. Stowe has 55 trails 8 lifts and 21 miles of trails open. Colder weather later in the week will allow for our snowmakers and groomers to resurface by the MLK weekend.
January 10 th weekend report. Should be a good ski day Friday, with warmer temps, and some flurries. Saturday is calling for some rain and temps in the 40's, turning back to snow on Sunday. Stay dry and enjoy the soft snow over the weekend.
January 7th midweek report.After a little rain on Monday, we are back in the cold for midweek. Bundle up, ski the groomed, and fresh snowmaking trails, and enjoy.
January 3rd weekend report. A few inches of fresh snow, and warmer temps for the weekend. 86 trails, 33 miles, and 12 lifts for the weekend, and more snow in the forecast for next week..
January 1st report. Happy New Years. Some fresh powder, great grooming, and snowmaking, made for. nice day on the slopes. Expect cold temperatures and fresh snow before the weekend.
December 29th report. 70 trails 26 miles 13 lifts and 4 terrain parks. Packed powder and groomed. More snow in the forecast.
December 27th weekend report. Powder alert! 4 to 6 inches of fresh snow on Thursday into Friday. With the fresh snow and continued snowmaking and grooming, expect nice conditions for the Holiday weekend. 60 trails, 3 terrain parks, 11 lifts, over 20 miles, of packed powder, and couduroy, and temps in the 20's for the weekend.
December 25th report. Merry Christmas! A man made snowstorm at Stowe. Extensive grooming and resurfacing is making for some interesting machine made powder. 8.1 million dollars in improvements to our system is noticeable. Expect temperatures to be in the teens and 20's through this weekend.
December 23rd report. Temperatures started dropping during the day Monday. Snowmaking has started. With great snowmaking temperatures, look for resurfacing and grooming in time for Christmas week. Stowe still has 54 trails, 11 lifts and over 20 miles open.
December 20th weekend report. A great week with up to a few inches of snow every day. The early season skiing and riding has been some of the best in years. We are expecting a little warm up over the weekend, but then back to seasonal temperatures for Christmas week. For the first day of Winter, Stowe will have 93 trails, 11 lifts, and 35 miles. Anyone willing to dress to stay dry, should be treated to soft groomers, and bumps on the most open terrain in Vermont.
December 17th midweek report. Snow is in the forecast every day this week. Stowe has received up to 2 feet in the last 7 days, with 3 inches on Monday, another 2 inches Tuesday afternoon. A little warmer for the rest of the week. Stowe now has 80 trails with over 29 miles and 9 lifts. Great snowmaking temperatures. You should see the mounds on the snowmaking trails. Powder and paked powder conditions. 76 inches of snowfall with 22 inches at the snow stake. The woods are almost ready. OK on the upper mountain, be careful down low.
December 15th report. Stowe received 7 to 10 inches from the storm on Sunday, after 5 to 7 surprise inches on Friday. The crowds showed up early for weekend powder. Trail count is up to 80, with almost everything good enough to ski.
December 6th weekend report. We had a little warmup on Thursday, with colder temps and some snow into the weekend and next week. Sunny Spruce chair is opening today, and the Gondola is opening at 8:30 on Saturday, with great cover on Perry Merrill. Great start to the season. 48 trails, 7 lifts, and 18 miles for all abilities. The most open terrain in Vermont. Skiing on Friday was excellent with up to 2 inches of powder. We might get 4 to 6 on Monday!
December 2nd report. Starting this week with 41 trails, 5 lifts and over 14 miles of groomed corduroy, and packed powder. Temperatures are comfortable this week, with some snow for later in the week. The Gondola might open as early as this Friday.
November 29th report. 0ver 30 trails, 11 miles, and 5 lifts for the holiday weekend. With 8 to 11 inches of snow in the last 72 hours, expect powder and packed powder, and chilly temps for the weekend.
November 27th report. Happy Hanukkah, and Thanksgiving. Stowe received 2 to 3 inches last night. Skiers who put up with some light rain today where treated to soft snow with a few inches of cream cheese on top. The precipitation turned to snow about 3:00 this afternoon. For tonight into Thanksgiving day we could get from 5 to 9 inches. Temperatures are dropping into the teens tomorrow, and winds are picking up. Bundle up and you might have another treat for Thanksgiving. 21 trails, over 26 miles of terrain, and over 2000 vertical feet, not bad for Thanksgiving!
November 24th weekend update. With 4 to 6 inches to start the day Sunday, and more during the day, anyone who braved the cold and wind was treated to some nice early season powder, groomed hard packed, and a little ice just to make the skiing and riding interesting. Snowmaking has started on Nose Dive and Hayride. More early season terrain will be open this year then any other season by Thanksgiving. This holiday week looks like more snow and cold.
November 22nd report. Stowe is opening for the season on Saturday the 23rd, with more open terrain then any other season thanks to over 8 million dollars in improvements to the snowmaking system. Look for plenty of intermediate terrain off the Fourunner Quad including Lord, Centerline, Sunrise, Ridgeview, North Slope, Standard, and hopefully expert terrain on the earliest ever opening of Lift Line! Last Saturday was a beautiful opening day for Season pass holders, with sunshine, great man made snow with bases from 18 to 36 inches. Some natural trails skied great with 2 feet of natural snow. My earliest ever runs down Starr from the top!
November 14th report. Stowe will open Saturday November 16th for season pass appreciation day. The Quad will spin this Saturday from 8am to 4pm. With up to 2 feet natural snow and great snowmaking temperatures this week, we should have a beautiful Saturday.
November 11th report. Happy Veterans Day. The scheduled opening is for Saturday November 23rd. After a summer of expanding and upgrading the snowmaking, we are off to a good start with snowmaking starting last Thursday, and 5 to 24 inches of fresh powder from the bottom to the top. The forecast calls for more snow and cold temperatures till late in the week. Anyone hiking up the mountain will be rewarded with some nice turns.
April 21at report. Last day of a stellar season. Cold and sunny today with firm surfaces in the morning, softening up with the April sun for the afternoon. See you next November.
April 19th report. Last weekend to take advantage of great spring skiing and riding. The FourRunner Quad is running till 4:00 on Sunday the 21st. What a great season. I give it an A for conditions and length of season, from November 10th till April 21st. Amazing that everything including the front four tops, and woods where skiing great into the 3rd week in April!
April 15th report. With 3 to 5 inches over the weekend, skiers and riders where treated to a last blast of powder, smooth groomers, and even spring corn. This week's forecast is calling for warmer temps, and spring conditions. We still have top to bottom coverage on 67 trails with 25 miles of soft bumps, groomers, and most woods still covered. Reduced rates till Sunday the 21st.
April 11th report. Colder temperatures and snow in the forecast for Friday. Back to winter conditions before warming up next week. Amazing coverage for April.
April 8th report. After a great weekend, with both winter and spring conditions, we are expecting a mixed bag this week. Yesterday was the last day for the Gondola and Spruce lifts. They are now closed but had 100% coverage through the weekend. The FourRunner Quad is now the only lift till the end of the season on April 21st. The Quad services only intermediate and expert terrain, and everything is 100% open including the tops of the Front Four. Still 82 inches at the snow stake. Not bad for April 8th!
April 5th weekend report. After a late afternoon snow squall produced a dusting on the lower mountain and an inch at the summit, we look forward to skiing & riding under blue skies tomorrow. Tomorrow’s forecast calls for beautiful sunny skies, with high temperatures in the mid 20s at the summit, and mid 30s at the base. It should be a great Saturday to enjoy the sunshine, so come take advantage of the deepest spring snow depths in years!
April 2nd report. Powder alert!! 6 to 12 inches overnight. Knee deep on the upper mountain. Back to winter conditions.
April 1st report. After a sunny spring Easter weekend, we are back to winter conditions for a while. 1 to 4 inches today will make for good groomers tomorrow.
March 29th weekend report. Easter weekend is looking great. Every trail is open with great coverage. Sunshine and spring conditions for the weekend are forecast. Sugar Slalom Saturday and Sunday. Easter sunrise service at the Gondola. The Gondola opens from 5:00 to 6:00, for Easter service for skiers or riders. After the service the Gondola will stay open till 4:00.
March 26th midweek report. Sunshine on Tuesday, some snow in the forecast for mid week. This weekend is Easter, and the Sugar Slalom. The best coverage of the season, with over 3 feet in the last 10 days.
March 23rd report. Powder alert !! Another 4 to 6 inches Friday night and it is still snowing Saturday. More snow for Sunday. Best conditions of the year, with every trail open from the top. Up to 9 inches as of 4:00 Saturday, and more on the way. Sunday should be epic!
March 22nd weekend report. 20 inches in the last 4 days, and more in the forecast through the weekend. Winter conditions, powder, packed powder, and groomed. This weekend should be one of the best for this season.
March 20th report. Powder Alert! !! 11 to 14 inches with more in the forecast.
March 19th report. Winter storm warning through Wednesday morning. 3 to 4 inches by 6:00 AM Tuesday, with more on the way. Temps in the high 20's. a lot better than last year, when temperatures where in the 70's this week.
March 18 th report. Snow alert!!! Winter storm warning. Snow is expected to start Monday night and continue into Wednesday. Could be a big one with one to two feet possible.
March 16th weekend report. Another 2 to 3 inches of fresh powder to start Saturday. Winter conditions and temps with more snow in the forecast. Possibly a big storm for early next week.
March 14th report. 4 to 6 inches of fresh powder with more on the way. It looks like winter conditions, and snow in the forecast through the end of March. St Patty's day on Sunday. Look for the Gondola waterfall to stay green for a while this year.
March 13th midweek report. After a beautiful weekend of sunshine and spring conditions, we are back to an extended period of colder temperatures, and some snow in the forecast. Back to groomers and frozen granular for a while.
March 8th weekend report. Temps in the 20's for Friday, then sunshine and warmer for the weekend. Should be a great weekend, with soft snow and sun, and tons of snow.
March 5th midweek report. Great conditions, and nice temps for this week with more snow in the forecast for Thursday. If you like soft snow, and long groomers, with mid winter conditions, this is a great week to ski and ride at Stowe.
March 1st weekend report. Powder, packed powder, and long groomers. More snow in the forecast for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and temps in the 20's. Best conditions of the season.
February 28th report. Powder Alert !! 7 to 10 inches since Wednesday morning. Nice temperatures, great conditions, and more snow in the forecast. It doesn't get much better than this.
February 26th midweek report. Temps in the 20's, 2 feet of snow in the last 7 days, powder, packed powder. and soft groomers, with more snow on the way. Some of the best skiing and riding of the season. 109 trails, 207 inches of snowfall, and 63 inches at the snow stake.
February 23rd report. It started snowing around noon today on the mountain. Snow is expected through Sunday, with up to 6 inches in the forecast. Temperatures on Sunday will be in the 20's with light wind and snow. Expect another powder day. More snow in the forecast for mid week.
February 20th report. Powder Alert!! 4 to 6 inches by the end of the ski day Wednesday, and it is still snowing. We should get another 12 inches or more by Thursday, and another good storm on Sunday. Some of the best conditions of the season for President's week.
February 18th President's midweek report. Warmer temps and snow in the forecast from Tuesday through Thursday. 109 trails, 57 inches at the snow stake, and 183 inches for the season. Great skiing and riding starting at 7:30 on the FourRunner Quad.
February 15th weekend report. With 2 to 3 feet of new snow in the last 10 days, some of the best conditions of the season for President's week. Colder temperatures for the weekend, but great skiing and riding on packed powder, and groomed powder. The FourRunner Quad opens at 7:30 for the Holiday week.
February 12th midweek report. Powder alert! 4 to 8 inches during the day Tuesday. Things are looking up for the President's weekend. Plenty of powder, and packed powder, and snowmaking to freshen surfaces and build base. Seasonal temps, and some more snow in the forecast.
February 8th weekend report. Powder Alert!!! 10 inches during the day on Friday, and it is still snowing into Saturday. That's over 2 feet since Monday. Stowe will have 103 trails, 13 lifts. And over 40 miles of powder, packed powder, and over 70 trails of groomed powder for the weekend.
February 6th mid week report. Another 6 inches during the day Wednesday, made for a great day of powder skiing and riding. Looks like a Nor'easter, for Friday, that could bring over a foot of new snow on top of the foot from early in the week. Should be a great weekend.
February 4th report. A surprise 4 to 7 inches to start the week. Seasonal temperatures, and some more snow in the forecast, should soften surfaces. Man made bumps on Gondolier,the seasons first groom of Lift Line, and sunshine made for a better than expected weekend.
February 1st weekend report. Thanks to our new snowmaking system, Stowe still has 78 trails open. Snow making resumed Thursday on Perry Merrill and Gondolier. 1 inch of new snow, and more in the forecast. For the weekend, fast groomers, and fresh man made powder under the guns.
January 29th report. Powder Alert!! 5 to 6 inches. A warmup for Wednesday, then back to seasonal temps through the weekend.
January 25th weekend report. Mid winter conditions of groomed corduroy. and packed powder. 85 trails, 10 lifts, 34 miles, 5 terrain parks, and the only 18 foot half pipe in the state. Anyone that bundled up the last few days, was treated to fresh snowmaking snow, and great groomed surfaces. A little warm up for the weekend.
January 23rd midweek report. With very cold temperatures, it's amazing how much snow the new system can put out. Surfaces are packed powder, and even man made powder under the guns. It looks like there is enough snow on Perry Merrill to last till May!! Bundle up, and ski the Gondola. It will warm up for the weekend into next week.
January 18th MLK weekend report. The FourRunner Quad opens at 7:30 through Monday. 3 to 4 inches during the week, with more on the way. With our new snowmaking, and our world class groomers, conditions are looking up for the weekend.
January 15th midweek report. After 3 days of great spring conditions, we are back to more seasonal temperatures. Snow making top to bottom on Lord, North Slope, Sunrise, and Standard, Nose Dive, and Lift Line. Groomed with fresh man made. Stowe should be in good shape for the MLK weekend, with good snowmaking temperatures, and some snow in the forecast. 84 trails, 33 miles, and 10 lifts for the week, with great coverage on our snowmaking trails.
January 11th weekend report. UVM is hosting a division 1 ski race on Friday and Saturday on Big Spruce. Some of the best young racers in the country are racing GS on Friday and Slalom on Saturday. A little warmup this weekend, with seasonal temps and some snow in the forecast for next week. With our deep bases, and 10 feet of natural snow, the weekend should be great for soft bumps, and groomers.
January 7 report. With 7 feet of snow in the last 3 weeks at the summit, skiing and riding couldn't be better. A warming tend into the weekend should make for a great ski week.
January 4th weekend report. Some more snow for the weekend, with temps in the teens on Saturday, and 20's on Sunday. Powder and packed powder. Snowmaking is continuing on lower National, and Hayride. Great weekend to get up to the mountain.
January 1st report. Happy New Years!! Stowe has the best conditions in years. Over 100 inches of snowfall for the year, 45 inches at the snow stake, everything is skiable including the woods.
December 28th weekend report. With over 5 feet of snow in the last 12 days Stowe now has 108 trails, 13 lifts, and over 40 miles of trails for the Holidays. More snow in the forecast for Saturday into Sunday. The Fourrunner. Quad opens at 7:30 for the Holiday period.
December 27th report. Powder Alert!! 4 to 6 inches overnight, with 8 to 10 expected during the day Thursday. Powder and groomed powder. The woods should be good after this storm, but be careful.
December 25th report. Merry Christmas!! 97 trails, 42 inches of natural snow at the snow stake, and a big storm on the way for Thursday. Doesn't get much better for the holiday week, with the front four open.
December 23rd report. Another 9 to 13 inches of light powder, made for another great day on the mountain. 34 inches in the last week. That brings the trail count to 96, with 12 lifts, and over 36 miles of skiing and riding for the holiday week.
December 21st report. First day of winter started with another 3 to 5 inches, bringing the total for the week to 21 inches at the top. Ski patrol have been dropping ropes today. Stowe plans to have 71 trails, 11 lifts, 4 terrain parks and 26 miles of open terrain for the weekend. After some rain this afternoon, temperatures are dropping, with more snow in the forecast.
December 19th report. Best day of the season today. It may have rained in the valleys, but it has been snowing on Mount Mansfield. Up to a foot of new snow since Monday. Possible storm for Friday, should make for an excellent Christmas.
December 17th report. 4 to 5 inches made for a great start to the week. 40 trails, 3 terrain parks,, 9 lifts, and over 14 miles of open terrain for all abilities. More snow, and snowmaking in the forecast.
December 15th, weekend report. 10 lifts, 37 trails, 13 miles of top to bottom skiing, on 3 peaks. The Fourrunner Quad opens at 7:30, the Gondola at 8:30, and the Sensation Quad on Big Spruce opens at 10:00 today for experts. Looks like a nice weekend with snow in the forecast for next week.
December 12 report. Back to great snowmaking temperatures. The guns are going on Perry Merrill, and Main Street, with weekend openings for the Gondola, and Sensation Quad. Most open terrain in northern Vermont, with groomed and packed conditions. Hopefully a snow event for early next week. 10 lifts are scheduled for this weekend.
December 8th weekend report. 31 trails 7 lifts with the Mountain Triple, and 31 trails, including the Standard terrain Park. A little weather for Saturday and Monday, but great coverage on the man made. The Fourrunner Quad opens 7:30 weekends, and Holidays.
December 6th report. Back to snowmaking weather for the next few days. The guns will be on Main Street, and resurfacing on open terrain on Mansfield, and Spruce. Still 30 trails, 10 miles , and 6 lifts. Groomed and frozen granular conditions.
December 3 report. A little warm up has made for great spring skiing into the middle of the week. Stowe still has 31 trails, 10 miles, and 6 lifts open , the most open terrain in northern Vermont.
December 1st weekend report. 21 inches in the last week. Stowe now has 37 trails, with 11 miles of open terrain for all abilities, and 6 lifts for the weekend. Packed powder and groomed up to 36 inch base on snowmaking trails.
November 30th report. 7 to 11 inches since Thursday afternoon. 5 lifts, 32 trails, including Nose Dive, and Gulch are now open. Powder day.
November 28th report. 5 to 8 inches in the last 4 days, and good snowmaking temperatures. Stowe now has 16 trails, 5 lifts, and 5 miles of open trails for all abilities. Packed powder,groomed, and bumps on Center Line, and Hayride. Snowmaking in progress all over the mountain, and on Spruce. Nose Dive should be open soon.
November 25th report. 2 to 5 inches, 17 trails, 6 lifts, and open terrain for all abilities. Snow making in progress on some open trails with more trails opening this week. Not bad for Thanksgiving weekend.
November 24th report. After a beautiful Thanksgiving week of sunshine, groomers and soft bumps, the snow guns are back on. With high temperatures in the 20's, and some snow in the forecast, expect more terrain to open soon..
November 22nd report. Happy Thanksgiving! Sunshine, great groomers and soft bumps. Best early season skiing and riding in many years.
November 20th report. Stowe plans to have Easy Street with beginner terrain open for Friday after Thanksgiving. For the holiday weekend 4 lifts and 15 trails. Sunshine and nice weather for the rest of the week. Amazing early season conditions, and great coverage.
November 17th report. Opening day, sunshine, mid winter conditions, 13 trails, 4.5 miles and 2000 vertical feet. Snow making has begun on Nose Dive, the earliest snow has ever been made on the Dive. The forecast calls for sunshine and nice temperatures into next week.
November 10 report. Great start to the season. Sunshine, great coverage, winter conditions with soft bumps in the sunshine. The new snow making system put down between one and three feet of snow, top to bottom on eleven trails. Stowe now has over four miles of trails with over two thousand vertical feet of skiing and riding. Opening Saturday November 17th for the season.
November 8 report. Season pass holder apprecition day this Saturday, November 10th. 10 inches of snow at the top, and snowmaking around the clock since Saturday, is allowing Stowe to open this Saturday from 9:00 to 3:00, with top to bottom skiing on the FourRunner Quad, for season pass holders only !! I have been skiing Stowe for over 50 years, and I believe this is the earliest lift service skiing ever. The regular season is scheduled for Saturday the 17th.
November 1 report. Stowe is scheduled to open on Saturday November 17th. Snowmaking is scheduled to begin this weekend, with our new 4.7 million dollar upgrades.
April 1 report. Stowe has closed for the season. We still had over 20 trails open for the last weekend, thanks to our great groomers and snowmakers, and 211 inches of snow. The Gondola will operate for sunrise service, Easter Sunday.
March 30 report. Another 1 to 2 inches Thursday night. Cold temperatures and sunshine for Friday. Sunday April 1 is Stowe's last day. The forecast calls for warmer temperatures, and soft bumps for the weekend.
March 28 report. Back to winter conditions after some cold temperatures, and 1 to 2 oinches of snow Monday and Tuesday. Great grooming, and full coverage top to bottom. Stowe still has 5 lifts, and 20 trails with 8 miles of beginner, intermediate, and expert terrain available. We should have some sunshine and soft snow for the weekend.
March 25 report. Today was the last day for the Sensation and Sunny Spruce lifts. The weekend turned out quite dry, with soft snow and great cover. Our groomers have done a great job keeping trails continuous from top to bottom. Expect some colder temperatures this week, and still the most open terrain in Vermont, including beginner slopes on Spruce.
March 24 report. After a week of sunshine, warm temperatures and soft bumps, Stowe still has the most open terrain in Vermont. Expect 40 trail sections, and 15 miles of open terrain for the weekend. Seasonal temperatures, with some snow in the forecast. Hopefully Stowe will stay opened till April. Saturday is the last day for the Gondola.
March 20 report. The first day of Spring felt more like the first day of Summer. Stowe has the most open trails in Vermont. Soft corn bumps, and plenty of sunshine through the week.
March 17 report. Happy St Patty's Day. Check out the green waterfall under the Gondola, courtesy of the Guv. Stowe has the most open trails in Vermont, thanks to 205 inches of natural snow, and plenty of snowmaking. Warm temperatures, and plenty of sunshine through next week, will make for some great spring skiing and riding.
March 14 report. Wednesday was an interesting ski day. The snow started out firm then softened nicely by mid morning. It snowed on the upper mountain with an inch of snow by evening. Thursday should be sunny with temperatures up to 50. Might have a little weather on Friday, but the weekend looks great. Temperatures in the 60's and sunshine.
March 12 report. The forecast calls for plenty of nice spring weather for the next week. With great cover, we will have soft groomers,bumps, and great woods skiing. Bring your sunblock, wax your skis, and enjoy the early sping.
March 9 report. After 2 beautiful days of spring skiing, we have received 2 to 4 inches of fresh snow. Friday was another powder day at Stowe. The forecast calls for temps in the teens on Friday, with a warming trend into next week. Winter conditions.for Friday and Saturday, then soft snow should return by Sunday.
March 7 report. Wednesday fforecast Is for sunny skies and ttemperatures into the 40's. Come on up to enjoy great conditions, with packed powder, groomed, and variable but good trails and woods.
March 3 report. Saturday turned out sunny and mild, but no rain Possibly some snow showers tonight, and temps int the teens to 20's for Sunday. By far the best ski week this year.
March 1 report. Another 6 to 9 inches made Thursday another top 10 day. Powder everywhere. If your counting, that's 5 feet of new snow on the upper mountain in the last 8 days!!!
February 28 report. Another powder day at Stowe. Another 7 inches Monday night, with bluebird skies by 9:00 AM. That's 50 inches in the last week.The best skiing of the season. Fresh powder everywhere!!! More snow in the forecast for Thursday.
February 27 report. One of the best powder weekends ever at Mt Mansfield. 36 inches in 36 hours, from late Friday to Sunday morning. This week has more snow in the forecast. Come on up for the best skiing of the season.
February 26 report. Epic powder day with up to 26 inches, and it is still snowing. Best skiing of the year by far.
February 25 report. Powder Alert!!!!. After 5 to 7 inches Wednesday night, Thursday and Friday where powder and groomed powder days. It started snowing Friday afternoon with 1 to 2 inches by 4:30. Stowe is expecting another 8 to 12 inches Friday into Saturday. Get out your powder skis for the weekend.
February 23 report. What a difference an inch of new snow makes. Wednesday was a great day, with comfortable temperatures, fresh snow, and some sunshine. Stowe received another 1 to 5 inches Wednesday night, with more snow in the forecast for Friday.
February 21 report. Tuesday started out cool and sunny with nice couduroy groomers. The clouds have rolled in , with a little warm up, and snow in the forecast through the weekend.
February 17 report. Presidents weekend report. It may have rained where you are, but it snowed on the mountain. Stowe picked up 1 to 2 inches of "cream cheese" making Friday one of the best days of the year. Everything skied great, from groomers, to bumps,and woods. The forecast calls for temperatures in the 20's for the weekend into next week. The skiing will suprise you. Definitely the best conditions in the East.
Feruary 14 report. Happy Valentine Day!!! The conditions have improved after a few inches of snow on Monday. The groomers are soft, and the woods are skiable with some fresh powder. Variable conditions on the non groomed bump runs. Forecast calls for snow showers and temperatures up to 30 till the holiday weekend.
February 12 report. After a chilly weekend, we are expecting some snow Sunday into Monday. Temperatures will moderate through the week. Should be a great week for skiing and riding, before President's weekend.
February 6 report. Groomed packed powder on the upper mountain, and groomed frozen granular on the lower mountain. Seasonal temperatures for Wednesday to Friday. Hopefully some snow in the forecast before the weekend. Groomed trails are smooth and fast.
February 3 report. Great comeback from the wet weather on Wednesday. The few inches we got stuck nicely to the surface , making for good woods skiing. Great grooming, new snow,and temperatures in the teens should make for a nice Super Bowl weekend.
February 1 report. We had a nice spring skiing day again on Wednesday. Our warm weather should turn colder by this evening, with a chance of some snow tonight. Tomorrow may be groundhog day where you are, but here at Stowe, Thursday is Woodchuck day, $39 lift tickets!!!
January 31 report. Powder alert !!! 6 inches Sunday night, more on the way Monday night. 12 to 18 inches in the last 5 days.
January 29 report. Stowe has received 8 to 12 inches in the last 72 hours, with more on the way for Sunday evening into Monday. Turned into a great weekend if you could find the fresh snow. We now have 3 feet at the snow stake, good enough to make the woods unofficially open.
January 27 report. 3 to 4 inches before changing to rain Friday morning. Some nice wet powder turns for a few diehard skiers and riders. Some snow in the forecast for Friday night. Forecast calls for temps in the 20's for the weekend.
January 25 report. After a brief warm up we are back to snow making temperatures. Some sunshine for Thursday, and hopefully some snow into the weekend.
January 23 report. After a beautiful weekend, we are expecting a little warm up, and some mixed precipitation late Monday, turning back to snow Tuesday. If you want some soft groomers, and bumps, come on up to Mount Mansfield, Monday or Tuesday.
January 20 report. 6 to 7 inches before the lifts opened today. It is going to be a great weekend for skiing and riding. More snow in the forecast for Saturday, and sunshine for Sunday.
January 19 report. After a cold windy day Wednesday, things are looking up for the end of the week. Some snow is in the forecast with moderating temperatures.. Expect fast groomers, and hopefully some fresh powder.
January 16 report. Stowe now has 111 trails, and almost 500 acres open. The most open terrain in the East. Temperatures will rise into the upper teens today, with some snow in the forecast for mid week.
January 14 update. Powder alert!! We got another 10 inches overnight for a storm total of 15 to 18 inches.
January 13 report. Wow!! Finally a real snow storm. 3 to 4 on Thursday, another 3 to 4 Friday during the day, and it's still snowing. We could end up with a foot. Stowe has over 90 trails open for the weekend, and 13 lifts. The North Slope terrain park opens Saturday. Ropes are dropping all over the mountain. We may have enough snow to start skiing our great woods. Bundle up for the weekend.
January 11 report. Our snowmakers, and groomers have been hard at work, providing us with excellent fast smooth snow surfaces. Snowmaking continues on Hayride, and North Slope. The lower North Slope terrain park should open soon.
January 9 report. With the most open terrain in Northern Vermont, and temperatures in the 20's for most of the week, it's a great time to ski Stowe mid week. Plenty of snowmaking, grooming, and over 20 inches of snow in the last 2 weeks.
January 6 report. Another 2 to 4 on Thursday, and 2 to 3 inches overnight.Lift Line is opening on Friday. Great grooming ,and fresh snow, with comfortable temps, should make for good skiing through the weekend. Stowe now has over 70 trails, and 13 lifts for the weekend, including Lift Line, Nose Dive, and Natioal.
January 4 report. After two great snowmaking days, the temperatures should moderate into the weekend. Lift Line should open soon with great coverage from our snowmakers.
January 2 report. After a brief warm up, we started Monday with an inch of fresh snow. During the day today another 2 to 4 inches. Snowmaking started today on Lift Line, and the North Slope Terrain Park. Good snowmaking temperatures are in the forecast. The skiing today was better than expected.
December 30 report. With all the new snow in the last week, ski patrol has been dropping ropes all over the mountain. Now open on natural snow, Chin Clip, Cliff Trail, Rim Rock, Gultch, and Nose Dive with snowmaking.
December 29 report. After a little warm up on Tuesday, we received 4 to 6 inches on Wednesday. Bundle up for Thursday, but warmer temperatures, and more snow is in the forecast for the New Years weekend. Great snowmaking temperatures. Hopefully Nose Dive will open soon. Upper Toll Road is now open on natural snow from the top of the Quad to the top of the Tripple.
December 26 report. Another 3 to 4 inches overnight, bringing the storm total up to 10 inches. The Sensation Quad is open, with Main Street open ungroomed, with snowmaking in progress. The guns are going up Nose Dive, which should open later in the Holiday week.
December 25 report. Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah. We could not have received a better present. A surprise 6 inches during the day Sunday .Thats over a foot in the last 72 hours.Gondolier opened today, good snow, and interesting snow whales. The sensation quad should open for the Christmas week, giving Stowe, all our lifts, and over 20 trails for the week. With good snowmaking temperatures, and snow in the forecast, it will be a great week to ski and ride Stowe.
December 23 report. With 4 to 7 inches on Friday, and good snowmaking temperatures into next week, Stowe will have a white Christmas. For the weekend Stowe will have 11 lifts, and over 20 trails for skiing and riding. Gondolier will open on Sunday, and the Sensation Quad should open midweek. Snowmaking is scheduled to start on Nose Dive next week. Today was the best skiing so far, with fresh snow on groomed.
December 20 report. Great grooming job this morning. Snowmaking continues on Big Spruce, Gondolier,and base areas. We now have 9 lifts and 20 trails open. The Sensation Quad should open soon.
December 18 reported . We to have had great snowmaking temperatures over the weekend. Stowe will open the Gondola, Monday @8:30,on a freshly groomed Perry Merrill. Sunny Spruce Quad is scheduled to open Tuesday.
December 16 report. Friday started with a dusting of snow, and falling temperatures. Snowmaking has resumed at the gondola, and Big Spruce. The Mountain Triple is opening Saturday, giving us 15 trails and 6 lifts for the weekend. The weekend forecast is for sun and temperatures in the teens. Hopefully some snow for next week. Surprise 1 to 3 inches Friday night!!
December 14 report. Wednesday should be another nice day, weather wise, for skiing and riding. A mixture for Thursday. Then back to seasonal temperatures into the weekend.
December 9 report. The snow guns have been going since late Wednesday.Sunrise and Standard are now open this weekend. Two lfts are open at Spruce for beginners. The Forerunner Quad opens at 7:30 on weekends. Expect sunny skies and nice skiing temperatures into next week. The guns will be turned off for the weekend on Lord, and North Slope. Pray for snow, and good snowmaking weather.
December 7 report. We had one extra day of spring skiing on Wednesday. It started to snow around 3:00. The forecast calls for 2 to 4 inches tonight, then seasonal temperatures into next week. Good time for a tune as surfaces will now be frozen granular, with grooming, fresh snow, and snowmaking in progress. Finally, a stretch of good snowmaking temperatures to get more terrain open.
December 5 report. Another spring day of skiing and riding for Monday into Tuesday. The forecast calls for snowmaking temperatures, and some snow to arrive by Tuesday night.
December 2 report. Thanks to our snowmakers, and groomers, we have full coverage top to bottom on Lord, Ridgeview, and North Slope. The guns are back on Center Line. Stowe plans on making snow as long as temperatures permit. We did get 1 to 2 inches Friday afternoon. Should make for some good early season skiing and riding.
December 1 report. After a few warm days, the snow guns are back in action from top to bottom. The forecast calls for a nice weekend, and with the great snowmaking crews, we should have good early season skiing.
November 25 report. After a beautiful day of skiing and riding on soft snow, and great groomers,we should end up with a great start to the season. The weekend is forecast for soft snow and mild temperatures.
November 23 report. Opening day at Stowe with 9 to 11 inches of fresh snow. Great way to start the season, with top to bottom skiing on Lord, Ridgeview, Center Line, and North Slope. The new Quad is awesome.
December 1st Stats. Stowe has the most open terrain in Northern Vermont,with 30 trails, 9 miles, and 5 lifts. Base depths on snowmaking trails is between 1 to 3 feet. 14 inches at the snow stake, and 50 inches of natural snow so far for the season. The Gondola is scheduled to open next Saturday.
Stowe will be opening for the season on Saturday November 22nd for everyone. Season Pass appreciation day will be Saturday November 15th for season pass holders only. Top to bottom skiing on Lord and North Slope has already been available to the many skiers that have hiked the 2000 vertical feet to the top of the Quad.
April 20th final stats.Stowe closed with 63 inches at the stake, 266 inches for the year, and great coverage top to bottom, thanks to the new snowmaking system, and 300 million gallons of water.
April 1st report. March was a great month with over 7 feet of snow. 258 inches and 85 inches at the stake. Powder and packed till the last weekend.
March 1st stats. February was a good month, plenty of powder, and no thaws. 183 inches of snowfall for the season, and 60 inches at the Mt Mansfield snow stake.
February 6th stats, 137 inches of snowfall for the season,and 37 inches at the snow stake.
Hours of operation for Stowe. Weekend and holidays the Quad opens at 7:30, during the week the Forerunner Quad opens at 8:00. The Gondola opens at 8:30 daily. Most other lifts are open by 9:00 or earlier. Lifts operate till 4:00.
This summer saw another few million dollars on new snowmaking systems, and new energy efficient guns. Towers and pipes where replaced on Gondolier. Both Gondolier and Perry Merrill can now open early with the tower guns. Work was also done on the rest of Mansfield, and Spruce. Stowe's snowmaking system is now world class, which means earlier opening of trails, and better conditions for the season.
April 21st final stats. 287 inches of snowfall for the year and still 72 inches at the snow stake.
April 15th stats. Stowe has received 286 inches of snow and there is still 78 inches at the snow stake. Everything is covered and open going into the last week of the season.
April 1st update. The Gondola and Sensation Quad are scheduled to stay open till Sunday April 7th. Total snow fall for the season totals 272 inches, with 77 inches still at the snow stake.
March 24 stats 263 inches of snowfall and 82 inches at the snow stake. Best skiing of the season.
March 1st stats. 217 inches of snowfall, 76 inches in February, 65 inches at the snow stake. Some of the best skiing and riding of the season.
181 inches of snowfall and 56 inches at the snow stake as of February 13th. Some of the best conditions of the year for President's weekend.
Stowe has more terrain open early thanks to the new snowmaking system. Great time to have your bindings checked, and a tune up before hitting the slopes.
Stowe has big plans for increased snowmaking for next year. A 4.7 million dollar investment willl guarantee even better early and late season skiing and riding.
February 28 statistics for Stowe. 81 inches at the snow stake. 182 inches of snow for the season. Best skiing of the year.
Preidents week. From February 18 till Sunday February 26, the FourRunner Quad opens at 7:30. The earliest lift opening in the East.
February 1 statistics for Stowe. 44 inches at the Mount Mansfield stake, 116 inches of snow so far, Base depths from 12 to 36 inches. Every trail, including natural snow trails, have been open, including the tops of the front four.
We are expecting a snow storm for Thursday into Friday. Should be a great MLK weekend, with seasonal temperatures, and some sunshine.
Happy New years. With up to 2 feet of snow in the last week, Stowe now has 53 trails and 12 lfts spinning for the NewYears weekend.
Snowmaking continues on Perry Merrill, Main Street, and Little Spruce. This is a good time to demo the new shaped, rockered skis. Ski technology has made skiing much easier. If your skis are more than a few years old, you don't know what you are missing.
Stowe is open for the season, with top to bottom skiing on the new FourRunner Quad. The new quad uses RFID technology, so no more taking your pass out to show the lift attendant. Also 50% more uphill capacity, shorter lift lines. This is the time to get your bindings checked, and your skis tunned for the season.