Mount Snow

This black bear and her cubs have a den near the bottom of Charlie’s Chase trail at Mount Snow. Their presence has caused the mountain to close a number of trails. -Facebook/Mount Snow Season Passholders/Cynthia McDowell Khan
Trail closure at Mount Snow due to bears 
DOVER - While it isn’t uncommon for some ski trails to be closed at this time of year, the reason for a trail closure at Mount Snow this week has taken some by surprise. A sow and several cubs seem to have taken up residence at the...

Mount Snow officials have proposed lift replacement plans but offered little else about how the resort will grow. Mount Snow/Facebook photo
DOVER - Last week, the Project Review Committee for the Windham Regional Commission submitted a detailed letter to the Act 250 commission, in which it outlined what it hopes Mount Snow will address in its pending master plan. In the letter, the committee called an intact master plan “vital” and...
For one international student, the valley is cozy, relaxing, and exciting
WILMINGTON - Each winter, international students temporarily move to the valley to staff the area’s commerce centers, including Mount Snow, The Hermitage Club, and other local businesses. The...
DOVER - The Social, a new restaurant in The Sugar Maple Inn, aims to foster connection for its guests, by way of sharing a meal and some leisure time in the inn’s airy, new dining space. Inn owner Natalie Dion, who co-owns the inn with her husband, Julian Dion, says she hopes the restaurant will...

A temporary cell tower, knows as a cell on wheels, will be set up at Mount Snow for the winter season to help handle the ever-increasing demand for service. File photo
DOVER- Selectboard members approved a COW and allocated federal funds at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.  
Selectboard members met with Chip Fredette, of Verizon Wireless, and Mount Snow General Manager Brian Suhadolc regarding the placement of a cell on wheels, or COW, at Mount...
DOVER- Mount Snow Academy is changing its name and expanding its academic offerings, thanks to a merger with Vermont Academy that was announced August 1. 
“It’s exciting,” said MSA Head of School Peter Stokloza. “It’s great for our program and for Mount Snow.”
Stokloza said the...
What’s it like to compete at nationals for the first time? A local youth shares her story.
DOVER - Sadie Wheeler started skiing when she was 2 years old while attending Mount Snow Childcare, but she didn’t transition to snowboarding until she was 7, with the Dover School’s...
Women’s ski group celebrates 20 years of camaraderie and time on the slopes
DOVER - Ski pro Donnamarie Colasurdo has trouble believing 20 years have passed since she started a women’s ski group at Mount Snow, then called “Chix on Stix,” now called “Winter Stix.” The group...
The Winter Stix group celebrates at The Stack Restaurant.                                                            Photo courtesy Barbara Hyde
The Winter Stix group celebrates at The Stack Restaurant. Photo courtesy Barbara Hyde
WILMINGTON-  The Chix on Stix (now known as Winter Stix) women’s ski group at Mount Snow celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday, January 27, at The Stack Restaurant at the Haystack Golf Club.  The group began with 10 skiers and now has anywhere from 30 to 40 skiers.
Begun by ski pro...

The Grand Summit Express chairlift at Mount Snow. File photo
By Mike Eldred
DOVER- A young snowboarder was injured in a fall from a chairlift at Mount Snow last weekend, Vail Resorts has confirmed.  
“We can confirm that on (Saturday) January 14. Mount Snow Ski Patrol responded to a report that a minor male snowboarder fell from the Grand...


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