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Ski Lines: Davis’ book brings back lots of memories

Jeremy Davis' “Lost Ski Areas of the Southern Adirondacks” is a fascinating look at the sport in our region over the past 75 years, spotlighting areas that you may have skied at one time, but no longer exist.

Ski Lines: Freestyle stars to race next week at Lake Placid

The oohs and ahhs of aerials and moguls will be featured next week at Lake Placid in the only World Cup freestyle skiing event that will be held in the East this winter.

Ski Lines: Storms were a huge boost for small local areas

Small local ski areas are thriving once again, thanks to the perfect mix of snowstorms and the holiday break.

Ski Lines: Smugglers’ Notch has placed focus on teaching kids

Kids’ programs may not have been invented there, but Smugglers' Notch has come a long way toward perfecting them.

Ski Lines: Goff kept Lake Placid humming, vibrant

Jim Goff has retired.
Jim who?
Fair question. You see, Goff is one of those people who generally don’t get much recognition. But if it were not for folks like him, not a lot would get done. And what did get done would likely not get done as well.

Bad weather doesn’t always mean bad skiing

Drizzle on and off. I was already at Okemo in Vermont. And I had a great book in the room. But I have a good waterproof ski shell and pants, and it wasn’t cold or windy. So why not at least give it a try on the hill? It turned out, the skiing was great!

Local areas rely on snow making

Local ski areas are investing in increased snow making to help offset unpredictable winter weather patterns.

Ski Lines: Rice made impact on local skiing

Ski Lines: Rice made impact on local skiing

This hasn’t happened since Richard Nixon was president, since Nelson Rockefeller was our governor or since the movie just shot locally was “The Way We Were” featuring Robert Redford and Barbra Streis­and.

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