Last Saturday I was trudging through the snow in 20-degree weather from my car to Beaver Stadium to watch Penn State win themselves a trip to the Rose Bowl when I realized that with weather like this, it was gonna be a heck of a good ski season. After all, Blue Mountain Ski Area is scheduled to open this Friday, which would make it the earliest opening I've ever seen in Lehigh Valley.
I have a close affinity to Blue Mountain. I skied my first black diamond there. I mastered the art of parallel skiing there. And I had my first – and only – skiing accident there.Continue Reading