With sympathy for the majority of folks who are seriously tired of winter, it has been a fabulous season for skiing. I’m strictly cross country so I can’t speak to downhill conditions. But I imagine those have been good...
Jan 12, 2005 — It's been a tough year for winter sports. Snowmobile riders, skiers, ice fishers, snow shoers -- they've all struggled with warm rainy weather. Another big thaw is expected over the next couple of days. But even in a sketchy year, the north country offers some rare outdoor experiences, if you know where to look. Brian Mann sends this audio postcard from Lower Ausable Lake in the high peaks. Go to full article
Mar 15, 2004 — "Spring skiing" is a delight for cross country skiers. Warmer days and brilliant sun are hard to resist. But as commentator Betsy Kepes found, the transition from deep winter to temperate spring brings new hazards, too. Go to full article
Jan 07, 2004 — A skier died Monday at the West Mountain ski center outside of Glens Falls. The death was the second skiing fatality in a week to hit the region's slopes. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Dec 22, 2003 — Lake Placid's "Ultimate Bumps & Jumps" competition aired Sunday afternoon on CBS Sports. The two-day competition held at Whiteface Mountain featured some of the best free skiers in the U-S. Brian Mann dropped by to watch some of the acrobatics and sends this postcard. Go to full article
Dec 05, 2003 — After days of frosty temperatures and steady snowfall, the Adirondack ski season opens in earnest this weekend. Whiteface and Gore Mountain will be open; so will the Verizon Cross Country Ski Course. Brian Mann spoke with Sandy Caligiore, spokesman for the Olympic Regional Development Authorty, about the prospects for this year's season. Go to full article
Aug 23, 2002 — A top North Nountry ski-racer has been hospitalized in Germany, following a head-injury suffered in a hotel swimming pool. Vermontville's Bill Demong fractured his skull on Wednesday in the town of Winterberg. Martha Foley reports. Go to full article
Jan 21, 2002 — Lake Placid grabbed some of the winter sport spotlight over the weekend. Skiers from around the world competed in the mogul and aerial jumping competitions. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article