East Coast

Eastern XC Ski Areas Weather Irene

(Note: This story has been updated to include the Rikert Ski Touring Center in Middlebury, Vt.) Mike Miller, the owner of Mountain Meadows Cross Country and Snowshoe Area in Killington, Vt., hadn’t heard about Tropical Storm Irene until Thursday. He had been trekking through the wilderness near Jackson Hole, Wyo., when the storm hit the East Coast and ripped across Vermont. After two weeks away from civilization, Miller and his wife turned on their cell...