It's that time of year when the snow reports start coming into FasterSkier.com. The lucky skiers who get to enjoy early season skiing usually send us pictures, which we share with the rest of the ski world as we all wait anxiously for our own dusting of the white stuff.
This year had been off to a predictable start – reports of a snowstorm or two in the Rockies, skiing in Fairbanks, Alaska in mid-October – all the usual early season hotspots. But on Tuesday, we received some reports of early season skiing from a very unlikely place: New England. But it is true, they are skiing in Northern New Hampshire in October! Here are two of the reports we received.
From Sally Brassill in the Mt. Washington Valley of New Hampshire:
And another report from Franconia Notch, New Hampshire by Peter Smith: