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Safety Week returns to Okemo Jan. 19-25

News

Okemo Mountain Resort is pleased to announce the return of National Safety Awareness Week, Jan. 19-25, 2008, to help educate skiers and riders of all ages and promote on-mountain safety. A number of special events are planned throughout the week.

Vermont Researchers Urge Snow Sports Enthusiasts to Wear a Helmet

Vermont Researchers Urge Snow Sports Enthusiasts to Wear a Helmet
From Skiing Magazine's annual gear guide.
A Fletcher Allen/UVM team is studying helmet use among skiers and riders.

From press release

"Ski like a local…Wear a helmet. is the slogan for this year's effort by the Vermont Snow Sports Research Team to get every skier and snowboarder to wear a helmet while on the slopes. The Vermont Snow Sports Research Team is a partnership of Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

The team is in the midst of a multi-year study, funded by the Vermont Department of Health and the Children's Miracle Network, which is examining trends in helmet use among skiers and snowboarders.

November Blizzard Hits Vermont

News

A snowstorm has dropped up to three feet of snow on several ski resorts, and it is expected to blow all night. Opening day may even come sooner than expected for some areas.

Snowstorm Marches into New England

News

Over the weekend a snowstorm blew through Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire revitalizing the slopes with up to a foot of new snow.

Spring Brings Vermont Powder Turns

Travel

Keeping with its' reputation, "Miracle March" blankets northern Vermont with snow, even in its last few days of the ski season.

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