I went to the mountain this morning and I honestly feel like a
little kid again. THIS IS EXCITING! Do you remember the first time
you saw or felt snow. Thats what I felt like this morning while I
was witnessing the awesome power of the Killington Resort's
Tall order of subjects in the title.... I will devote blogs in the
near future to more detailed posts on each subject... but for today
just a synopsis. Skiing.... Mary and I had the good fortune of
being able to get our first ski day in last week.
That was a really short twig season. A lot of conflicting weather
signals have occurred at the Birch Ridge Inn over the last several
days. First off, the Fall Foliage season went exceptionally long in
the Killington region.
Fall colors have had a good run this year at Killington. A mild
winter followed by a mild summer with reasonable rain fall has made
for an extended and colorful fall season. But, in the proverbial
last act of the season, the leaves have started to fall from the
trees around Killington.
Peak is here... at least in Killington. A few days late by
historical standards, but well within the statistical distribution,
fall foliage visitors to Central Vermont over this Columbus Day
weekend have see great color across the area.
It's coming. It will be soon now..... Fall colors have been a
little slow to date in the Killington region. But you can sense
change is imminent. What has been a warm and relatively damp late
summer is quickly turning into fall.
While it is just beginning, in my travels around Killington this
week there are distinct signs that fall colors are getting ready to
make their annual appearance. Colors are not distinctive yet by any
measure, but noticable changes are taking place.
In a blog post on April 7th I commented on a recall letter I had
received from Honda North America informing me about a potentially
life threating problem with the Takata airbags used in my 2011
Posted by Mary On Monday I went Mountain Biking for the first time
since opening the inn. Merisa, our bar tender, was my
guide/instructor... and it was great! A week ago I hiked the
beginner trails on Snowshed early in the morning to do a
Summer season is at full swing in Killington. With July 4th weekend
behind us, the summer is now ramping up in a big way. This weekend
at the Birch Ridge Inn we have 3 separate events taking place.
Small Plate Thursdays return for the summer season tomorrow night.