CHNSA committed to its first high school ski race since the early 90s, and we watched it unfold with great anticipation. Little did we know when we signed on what we were in for.  We quickly realized that we needed a much wider start/finish area that could also handle 2-way traffic. As the Monday, March 1 race…

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Long-time CHN skier and generous supporter, Don Sheldon, took this video of his ski down Dead River Run yesterday. Things are looking pretty sweet up on the hill! Come up and ski!

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Scott Berkley, Outreach and Youth Program Coordinator for the Catamount Trail Association, recently reached out to CHN through landowner, Brett Lindemuth, to see if we could groom a skiing loop at Brewster-Pierce Memorial School in Huntington. His hope was to create a 5-week program of nordic skiing for BPMS 3rd and 4th graders. Brett was quick to…

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Just a quick note to mention that one of the landowners, whose cooperation makes the CHNSA trail network viable, has communicated to us that last year some skiers ventured dangerously close to operating logging equipment on his land. The loggers, the forester overseeing the logging project, and the landowner were all understandably concerned about safety…

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We’ve been working on upgrading our trail map to help skiers find their way around the ski area better. Thanks to Aaron Worthley of Arrowwood Environmental and his GIS expertise, the new map is more accurate, and, we hope, easier to read and understand! We’ll also be adding “You Are Here” maps all around the…

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We’re planning on 3 work days next weekend—Oct. 20, 21, & 22. We will focus our attention on completing the cutting of a major loop on private land in the gentle saddle between Crow Hill and Bald Hill. This loop is at the top of the new trail to Bald Hill (Chimera) and rises to…

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If you were up at the Ski Center on busy winter weekends last season, you may recall that the parking situation at the Bert White Road lot was getting a little tight. Happily, we’ve gotten the Act 250 go-ahead from the State to expand the lot, so you’ll see a different look this coming winter. …

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A crew of intrepid skier—led by Terry & Rebecca Ryan with assist from John Hadden—undertook a circumnavigation of Crow Hill on March 19. Conditions were a bit challenging at times due to the deep snow and a bit of freeze/thaw cycling. It was a lovely bluebird day, however, and spirits were high! Thanks to the…

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