Category Archives: Eastern U.S. and Canada

On the Hill with Stoweflake Resort’s Scot Baraw

Stowe, VT – While on a mid-March visit to Stowe, my first time there in nine years, I spoke with Scot Baraw, the Director of Sales at the Stoweflake Resort which, with more than 150 employees, is one of the largest family owned businesses in the region. Leveraging his http://www.gooseoutlet.dk status as a born-and-bred “Stowe-ite,” he provided an interesting … Continue reading On the Hill with Stoweflake Resort’s Scot Baraw

Camelback: The Poconos’ Full-Service Winter Getaway

Tannersville, PA – Living in the northeast corridor isn’t considered a prime location for skiers. Many of us habitually drive a minimum of two hours each way to the Catskills, four hours to the Adirondacks, five or more to Vermont, or sometimes we just bite the bullet and take a plane gooseoutlet.dk west. But for family … Continue reading Camelback: The Poconos’ Full-Service Winter Getaway

Family Owned Ski Areas Thrive in the Keystone State

Union Dale, PA – Joe Moore turned conventional wisdom on its head when he decided to buy part of Elk Mountain Ski Area 50 years ago. “It was a lark because I had only skied a few times prior to becoming financially involved with Elk Mountain,” said the Philadelphia resident. “However, I was fascinated with the potential of … Continue reading Family Owned Ski Areas Thrive in the Keystone State

Lake Placid: Home of the Can’t-Miss Winter Vacation

Lake Placid, NY – Ah, yes — the much maligned best-of list. It’s 2010 and by now you’ve read a few of them from the end of last year, and this year’s will be arriving shortly. Always a fun way to pass time while waiting at the airport or the doctor’s office, amazingly effective in … Continue reading Lake Placid: Home of the Can’t-Miss Winter Vacation

Advocating for The People’s Mountain

Highmount, NY – While the formation of a citizen’s group to help save a local ski area in danger of closing isn’t unheard-of, the longevity, enthusiasm, and organizational powers of the Coalition To Save Belleayre Mountain are. Formed in the early 1980s when New York State threatened to shutter this government-owned and -operated ski operation … Continue reading Advocating for The People’s Mountain

Yes Virginia, There Really Is Skiing And Boarding South Of Pennsylvania

How I Came To View North Carolina As A Legitimate Ski Destination A ski and snowboard vacation in the mountains of the Kitty Hawk state can be summed up in a variation on one simple phrase: “We’re in North Carolina.” It can be used as an proclamation of surprise, the result of finding the type … Continue reading Yes Virginia, There Really Is Skiing And Boarding South Of Pennsylvania