When we reported last week that the East Coast received its first snow storm of winter 2016-17, the whole FREESKIER office was psyched. Last season was a really tough one for the region, plagued by high temps and low snowfall all around, but this one is looking much better already.
And now, we’re extra-psyched because even more snow has fallen and the East Coast appears to be in full winter swing before November has even arrived. Killington opened on Tuesday, various other resorts throughout New England are slated to spin lifts in the near future and things are looking generally stellar. In some areas of Vermont, up to a foot of snow came from the latest storm, prompting skiers to dust off their gear and get some early-season turns both on-resort and out of bounds.
The Farmer’s Almanac called for a snowy winter on the East Coast, and that prediction appears to be accurate so far. Here’s to hoping it stays that way.
Behold, early-season snow:
— Wintry Mix Podcast (@WintryMixCast) October 28, 2016