Vermont Resorts Receive Up To 16 Inches Of Snow

Vermont ski areas received another present from Mother Nature overnight as yet another storm pushed through the state, dumping up to 16 inches of snow at some ski areas. Other resorts received a foot of snow, enabling mountains to open additional trails today, with more terrain and more snow on the way for the weekend. Base depths range up to five feet at Vermont alpine resorts.Sixteen inches of powder were reported at Mount Snow/Haystack with Bromley, Okemo, Stratton, and Ascutney each reporting a foot of new snow during the storm that blanketed Vermont Wednesday night and early Thursday. Ten inches of new snow fell at Killington/Pico, Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, with slightly smaller amounts at the northern most Vermont areas.The new snow pushed Vermont’s alpine trail count to more than 750, with more terrain expected to open between Thursday and the weekend, when another snowstorm is forecast for Vermont. Vermont currently has nearly 40% more open terrain than two years ago, when the state recorded one of its best ski/ride seasons ever.