Feb. 1 weekend ski conditions and forecast

Summary: Go north! Or North by Northeast. Good conditions still to be found most places north of Albany and the MA-VT/NH border, including Lapland Lake, Garnet Hill, the always-reliable Prospect Mountain, and at never-say-die Notchview. If you really want great conditions, head to the Tug Hill plateau or the White Mountains. As usual, hit up…

Jan. 27 – not as bad as you think

Summary: From the perspective of most cross-country skiers living in the valleys, the weekend looked disastrous. However, last night and this morning snow showers have significantly improved the outlook of some touring centers. It tended to do the most good at Osceola and the southern Adirondacks, as well as the White Mountains. A few places…