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Snow season hits northern Vermont
Vermonters who didn’t want to wait for opening day scale the slopes of Stowe Mountain Resort, enjoying the first tracks of the season. (Produced by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS with special thanks to CONOR LAHIFF)
Phil Dubrovsky hits the slopes at Stowe Mountain Resort Tuesday morning after an early-season storm coated Mt. Mansfield and much of the Green Mountains, bringing with it a cold front that will allow for round-the-clock snowmaking. (Photo by Mike Hitelman)
Hugh Johnson at Smuggler’s Notch Resort took this shot of round-the-clock snow making Tuesday on Sterling Mountain. The resort plans to open the day after Thanksgiving full-time with a possible two-day opening the weekend before.
Scott Braaten took this shot of Conor Lahiff of Jericho enjoying fresh powder at Stowe Mountain Resort Tuesday after an early-season storm coated Mt. Mansfield and much of the Green Mountains, brining with it a cold front that will allow for round-the-clock snow making.
USA’s Hilary Knight (21) battle for the puck in front of the net with Canada’s Jennifer Wakefield (9) and goalie Shannon Szabados (1) during the USA women’s hockey match up against Canada at Gutterson Field House on Saturday night October 12, 2013 in Burlington, Vermont. (Photo by BRIAN JENKINS, for the FREE PRESS)
Fire fighters pour hundreds of gallons of water into a hay barn at Pine Island Farm off Ballard Road in Georgia Wednesday night after the hay ignited and fire quickly spread throughout the structure. No one was hurt, but more than 250 bales of hay were destroyed. (Photo by RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS)