Weekend of March 24 predictions


Welcome to springtime! Snow might be going fast, but there’s plenty of skiing out there. Get out and get some.

Ski center conditions

Day trip range*:

Fahnestock Winter Park, Carmel NY
1 hr 15′ drive (mid-Hudson region)
The winter park called it for the season- the ‘fat lady’ (or fat guy) has sung for the season.

High Point Cross Country Ski Center, Sussex NJ
1-1/2 hr drive (NW NJ)

Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz NY
2-1/2 hr drive (mid-Hudson region)
2/9/18 report
Open for day skiers

Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Kerhonkson NY
2-1/2 hr drive (mid-Hudson area)
Grooming this weekend. Some bare spots.

Mountain Trails Cross Country Ski Center, Tannersville NY
3 hr drive (Catskills)
Open this weekend

Pineridge Cross Country Ski Area, Petersburg NY
3 hr drive (Troy region)
Open. Frozen granular warming to loose and soft granular (got 3′ of snow last week?!)

Canterbury Farm Nordic Center, Becket MA
3 hr drive (western MA I-90 corridor)

Early start day trip, or a 36-hour getaway*:

Maple Corner Farm, Blandford MA
3+ hr hr drive (southwestern MA south of I-90 corridor)

Prospect Mountain, Woodford VT
3-1/2 hr drive (southern VT)
Base 18″+

Notchview Reservation, Windsor MA
3-1/2 hr drive (Berkshires, Rt 9 corridor)

Northfield Mountain Cross Country Ski Area, Northfield MA
3-1/2 hr drive (Berkshires, northwestern MA)
Closed. Didn’t get enough snow from the last storm.

Stump Sprouts Ski Touring and Guest Lodge, Charlemont MA
3-1/2 hr drive (Berkshires, off Rt 2)
Has the snow, but wondering ‘if we open, will they come?’ Call beforehand.

Brattleboro Outing Club, Brattleboro VT
3-1/2 hr drive (southern VT)
3/23/18 report
Base 1 – 10″
33 KM Open
10 KM groomed

Weston Ski Track, Weston MA
3-1/2 hr drive (Boston area)
3/23/18 report
Closed for skiing

If you can stay a night or two*:

Gore Mountain Nordic Center, Johnsburg NY
4 hr drive (southern Adirondacks)
3/23/18 report
Base 7 – 14″
5 KM open and groomed

Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, Northville NY
4 hr drive (Albany region)
3/23/18 report
Base 12 – 20″
45 KM open
33 KM groomed and trackset

Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center, Grafton VT
4 hr drive (southern VT)
3/23/18 report
Base 15″,
11 KM open and groomed
10 KM trackset

Timber Creek Cross Country Ski Center, West Dover VT
4 hr drive (southern VT)
Base 29″

Viking Nordic Center, Londonderry VT
4 hr drive (southern VT)
3/23/18 report

Garnet Hill Lodge XC Ski Center, North River NY
4-1/2 hr drive (southern Adirondacks)
3/23/18 report
Base 4 – 10″
48 M open and groomed

Okemo Valley Nordic Center, Okemo VT
4-1/2 hr drive (central VT)
3/23/18 report
12 of 12 trails open
21 KM groomed and trackset

Wild Wings Ski Touring Center, Peru VT
4-1/2 hr drive (southern VT)
3/23/18 report
Base 30 – 36″
25 KM open and groomed

Cascade Cross Country Center, Lake Placid NY
5 hr drive (High Peaks region)
3/23/18 report
Base 5 – 6″
15 KM groomed and trackset
5 KM skating

Olympic Sports Complex at Mt Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid NY
5 hr drive (High Peaks region)
3/23/18 report
Base 15″
50 KM groomed

Osceola Tug Hill Cross Country Ski Center, NY
5 hr drive (northern NY)
3/23/18 report
Base 12″
40 KM classic
40 KM skating

Mountaintop Inn & Resort, Chittenden VT
5 hr drive (central VT)
3/23/18 report
Base 4 – 24″
57 KM open
20 KM groomed and trackset

Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton VT
5 hr drive (central VT)
3/23/18 report
Base 10 – 18″
43 KM open and groomed
35 KM trackset

(* All drive time estimates based on leaving uptown Manhattan. Current conditions reports from snocountry.com, trailhub.org, ski area website reports, and some general detective work)