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National Ski Council Federation Runs my Stratton Mountain Article

Ski season is finally upon us! No the snow has not fallen here yet, but it’s time to get ready. We’ll be publishing updates on Covid-rules for ski areas this season, along with more profiles in our Border War series. But for now, the National Ski Council Federation ran my Stratton Mountain profile on their website. Click here for the link. They did a...

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 7 – Stratton Mountain

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 7 – Stratton Mountain —by Jay Flemma Special to Slave to the Traffic Light Adventure Magazine. This is the seventh piece in the VT vs. NH series. Links to the rest are below— STRATTON MOUNTAIN, WINDHAM COUNTY, VT – You should have heard the trash talking that went on about Stratton Mountain in the two years we’ve been...

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 6 – Cannon Mountain

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Part 6 – Cannon Mountain —by Jay Flemma Special to Slave to the Traffic Light Adventure Magazine— FRANCONIA, N.H. – Today is the second anniversary of my father’s passing, so to honor the occasion, I’ll tell you a secret. No matter how much my Dad – a world class skier who skied in the European Theatre during and after WWII as a...

Whether Wuhan Flu or Coronavirus, it KOs Masters, Major Sports, Vail and Alterra Resorts

Call it Black Friday or Friday the 13th, whichever you like, but that was the day the sports world went dark, along with Broadway and colleges across the country. Wuhan Flu or Coronavirus, whatever it’s called, it’s here. Time to get those 90-day emergency supplies out. Not ready…out. The time to prepare for this has passed. If you weren’t...

SkiVermont.com to Begin Running My Vermont Skiing Articles

So we’re delighted to announce that Adam, Travis, and all the good folks at skivermont.com will be running my skiing articles from the Vermont side of my Border War series between Vermont and New Hampshire. SkiVermont joins the National Ski Council Federation as syndication sites for my winter sports stories. We’re thrilled to work with them, as they are...

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 3 – Smugglers’ Notch

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 3 – Smugglers’ Notch —by Jay Flemma Special to Slave to the Traffic Light Adventure Magazine— JEFFERSONVILLE, VT – First chair at the place that had the best snow: that was the game plan, but I was having trouble executing it. Unable to sleep at 4:00 a.m., I spent the wee hours checking various apps in search of fresh...

Jay’s Plays NFL Picks – 2019-2020 Conference Championship Predictions and Analysis

Torrey the Prediction Cat went a solid 4-2 last weekend, 2-1 in teasers, to raise his playoff record to 7-5, 3-3 in teasers. He hit with the Chiefs, Seahawks, and two UNDER calls. His only blemishes were the Vikings laying and egg in San Fran and the Ravens getting their wings clipped by Tennessee. Here’s this week’s winners before they happen. As always we use the...

Jay’s Plays NFL Picks – 2019-2020 Divisional Playoff Predictions and Analysis

Torrey the Prediction Cat went 3-3 last week, 1-2 in teasers. That’s a mezza-mezza start after a blistering regular season campaign of 55-17, 22-14 in teasers. He hit with the Texans and the Vikings, and lost with the Patriots and Eagles. Here’s this week’s winners before they happen. As always we use the lines from www.vegasinsider.com and move the line six...

Franconia Notch Half Marathon, Cannon Mountain, New Hampshire

FRANCONIA NOTCH, N.H. – It’s an American stronghold of skiing: For over eight decades Cannon Mountain has been home to some of the most accomplished skiers and boarders in our country’s winter sports history, including Bode Miller, arguably the best Olympic skier ever. But now there’s another reason to make the pilgrimage to mighty Cannon – a new destination...