It’s STILL Winter!

It’s STILL Winter!

Hey guys, happy Monday! Apparently, NEMO didn't have much of an affect on our "northern southeastern" ski resorts as I had anticipated, but the WV areas and Wisp in MD did see a few extra inches of natural snowfall the other day. Hey, every bit counts! At any rate, the storm did fulfill its promise to those ski resorts up North in CT, NH, MA, and so forth. Many got 20 to 30 inches. Good for them!

Goose eggs cover this morning's snow report with temperatures mostly in the 30s and 40s. The guns are off but who cares with the slopes sitting pretty as they are. A lot of areas are calling for showers later this afternoon, but snow is in the forecast, so hold tight.

We do hear birds chirping outside our office windows this morning, but maybe their cardinals (ya know, the beautiful red birds that don't migrate south during winter?). Even if they're not, while I am enjoying the sounds, I'm not worried that our season is over. Heck, we still have our ski summit to attend, and I have just one day on the snow so far. While we typically don't see snow in summer, it doesn't mean that we can't see a little mild weather in winter. We should all know this by now and not let it scare us.

Just look at the resorts' events calendars. They're not going anywhere. We have a good chunk of the season ahead of us so carry on with your mid-season training (anyone do that ;), and keep your weekends clear, not to mention any possible week days, to hit the slopes.

I'm going to keep this morning's article short in hopes of updating you later on. We have some 'news at the resorts' and summit details coming your way. I'll be back :)

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*Photo Courtesy of Snowshoe Mountain 2013

Mike is the Editor and founder of and Since September of 1996 he has written more than 3200 articles promoting all of the ski areas of North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. While attending to the thousands of emails, photo submissions and On-Snow reports that come in all season long, Doble also owns and operates a full service web design and marketing company that has more than 900 clients in 40+ states and several countries.He shares that it was his passion for all things snow that prompted him to start the ski network and since that time the website has gained popularity through it's webcam and weather content as well.Mike is the father of four daughters, is an avid snow and water skier, football freak of his alma mater (the University of South Carolina) and hearty promoter of all that is Western North Carolina to West Virginia and Maryland. Mike spends his off time with his family, playing golf, tennis and boating on Watauga Lake with his family and friends, coaching local soccer teams and oh yes...Snow Skiing!