Driving up West Side Road Wednesday, I saw a couple of bicyclists cranking along. I looked at my car thermometer — mid-40s. That’s too cold for me. I prefer temperatures over 50-degrees for biking. Besides, I wanted to have at least one more ski.
CONWAY — The 2020 Cranmore Mountain Meisters season ended March 11, one week earlier than planned, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and warnings from the state about social gatherings of more than 10 people.
These are tough times these days as people stay home from work and school to protect themselves and others from the COVID-19 virus pandemic. How can people deal with being socially isolated and confined to their homes? There are only so many books to read and movies to watch before boredom a…
CONWAY — After Friday’s heavy mixed precipitation, groomers did their stuff to get the trails back in shape as skiers looked forward to clear skies and warm temperatures for some spring skiing this weekend.
The Jesse E. Lyman III Downhill, Week 9 of Cranmore Mountain Meisters, started off with bluebird skies and temperatures into the 40s. The snow was nice and firm in the morning but after 2 p.m. it really softened up, and from what I was told, it was an a.m. then a p.m. course (the a.m. course…
If you’re not a skier, you probably don’t understand why we get so upset when you go on groomed trails in your snowshoes, boots or running shoes. Maybe you’ve never experienced nicely made ski tracks that got tromped on.
As we march into spring, March — and beyond — is a month filled with events at valley ski areas that inspire and humor skiers, riders and spectators. It’s a time to break out colorful T-shirts, vintage attire and, of course, sunscreen though many choose not to partake of the latter.
CONWAY — Week 8 of Cranmore Mountain Meisters started off Wednesday with a slight breeze that was on and off all day. Once 4 p.m. hit, the winds really picked up.
CONWAY — Week 7 of Cranmore Mountain Meisters started off Wednesday after the Presidents Birthday Vacation Week layoff with a little bit of a rain while the Meisters crew set the course. By the time racing started, the rain had stopped, and although it was cloudy it turned into a nice warm s…
CONWAY — It’s always the sweetest weekend on skis and one that chocolate-loving cross-country skiers and snowshoers look forward to all season long.