A rocky day at Ragged Mountain

Ragged Mountain is a southern New Hampshire ski area with some improvements to make. Although the mountain has some unique features it needs better snow-making and grooming to justify its $70+ lift tickets and to be competitive with local mountains like Mount Sunapee. Ragged Mountain, located in Danbury NH, has 55 trails and 1,250 feet […]

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Berkshire East is what New England skiing should be

Skiing Berkshire East, in Charlemont MA, feels like going back to a time when everyone was friendly, lift lines didn’t exist and lift tickets didn’t break the bank.  It may not be as glamorous as the ski areas to its north but it provides an experience that makes it my favorite ski area in Massachusetts. […]

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Mount Sunapee Ski Area Review

If you like skiing blue trails then Mount Sunapee might be your new favorite mountain. However If you like fancy ski villages and après ski nightlife you might want to point your car toward one of the more popular ski areas. I recently spent a day skiing Sunapee and the lack of lines combined with […]

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Why Saddleback will be your new favorite ski area

Skiing Saddleback is like being let in on the biggest skiing secret in New England. This is a place where you can ski everything from cruisers to glades, lift lines don’t exist, ticket prices are low and everyone is friendly. Because of this I am surprised that most of the skiers I know have never […]

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