Why It's Good Most Big Ski Resorts in North America are on Multi-Resort Passes

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 11/28/2017, 5:45 PM

Skiing has always been a pricey vacation activity. But today, it’s difficult to know whether one’s investment will pay off. You reserve a room months in advance, buy your lift tickets, maybe make reservations for good après ski meals, and show up at the mountain—only to find it’s brown instead of white. True, many resorts are expert at snow making. But as dedicated skiers and snowboarders know, the...

Stowe in Summer (and Fall) Is a Revelation: A Dedicated Winter Visitor Tries Another Season

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 08/13/2015, 4:15 PM

White all around, visibility nil, my cheeks flapping wildly from the wind and air—this was the Vermont I knew well, after 20-plus years of heading here to tackle the ski slopes of Mount Mansfield, the state’s tallest peek. But this time no warmers were tucked into my boots and mittens…nor was I wearing boots and mittens. And the white wasn’t snow but the fog that often balaclavas the top ...

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