There’s no doubt that this Martin Luther King weekend is a big one for skiers, snowboarders and the industry, too. This has largely been a manmade winter, with snowmaking crews churning out the white gold as temperatures allow.
Week 2 of Cranmore Mountain Meisters started off with another 2 inches of fresh snow on the ground. Mix that with some sun and we had 290 Meisters racing this week.
CONWAY — After having enjoyed nearly 20 inches of snow since the New Year’s Eve storm, the valley is in for a warmer and wet weekend, meaning that the snow will be soft for making your turns.
CONWAY — Cranmore Mountain Meisters started off its 49th season in North Conway in true Meisters fashion Wednesday, with a light coating of fresh snow.
Frank Tansey is a familiar name to many in the ski industry here in the valley. The Attleboro, Mass., native founded the popular Vertical Challenge race series some 30 years ago that continues to stop at several White Mountain ski areas. The amateur ski and snowboard races are family-friendl…
It finally happened — I went for my first cross-country ski of the season. Monday, I drove to Jackson for my first day of teaching at the touring center. There were already several lessons booked, so I knew I had to get my ski legs on fast.
CONWAY — With Friday’s challenging weather behind us, it’s looking like a great holiday weekend for skiing and riding, with moderate temperatures in the high 30s today, with partly cloudy skies and moderate temps Sunday.
Tuesday’s snowstorm whetted my appetite for more snow. The fluffy white powder made a beautiful coating on the landscape but it wasn’t enough for me to risk damaging my skis.
Sometimes there are ski area programs, deals and events that go under the radar. On Friday, Ski New Hampshire hosted a media event at Manchester’s McIntyre ski area. Several ski areas turned out, including a handful from the valley, like Cranmore, King Pine, Bretton Woods and Great Glen Trai…