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Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Ski Season in Photos #14

Seven Springs PA • April 26, 2012

Averages are averages after all. And while averages for snowfall were impossibly out of reach at the end of the season, April temperatures took a nosedive. After the record highs in March, the first full month of spring was cold, and served up an unlikely epilogue to the lift served season.

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NY Ski Weather Center Upgrade

During the summer we take advantage of a lull in the action to make site improvements. This summer has been no different.  We’ve moved the blog to WordPress, a much more robust framework.  One advantage is the ability to customize pages.

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NYSkiBlog began in 2008 as a weather resource and now we’re taking our ny ski weather page to the next level. We hope the new format will provide a convenient way to get current and forecast ski conditions and weather quickly.

The top of the weather page will continue to feature the NWS Albany Weather Synopsis, updated every morning. We’ll also continue with the point forecast map for eastern New York.  Click on any spot on the map and get a full forecast for that specific location. Below the point forecast map we’ve included the NWS forecast discussions for the NWS offices of New York: Albany, Binghamton, Burlington VT, Buffalo, and New York City.

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The Ski Season in Photos #13

Chic Chocs Basecamp • Early April 2012

After the lift-served season ended across New York and the Northeast, the most enterprising skiers were left to their travels.  One such adventurer, ml242, pursued a long-held dream to ski the Chic Chocs at the northernmost end of the Appalachian Chain, on the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec.

Against the advice of one of the most respected guide services in the region Matt and his group insisted on visiting the region, in one of the lowest snow years the region had seen in decades.  As luck had it, some new snow did fall as they were travel north, and the conditions they found were quite nice, thank you.

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