Areas of the Upstate of New York and interior New England saw their first significant snowfall of the season, which couldn’t come at a better time for ski resorts.
The region generally saw upwards of a foot of snow, with isolated locations seeing more.
The ski season got off to a delayed start due to warm temperatures and a lack of snowfall.
Despite the recent snows, several major resorts and ski areas in Vermont remain closed due to the lack of help from Mother Nature.
SkiCentral.com reported only around 5% of the trails statewide were open as of Saturday.
The Vermont Ski Areas Association estimates that more than 4 million winter weather enthusiasts visit the state each year.
The Green Mountain State’s ski season typically runs from November into April.