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New England ski areas build off last season’s momentum, profits

After two straight years of winter drought, last season’s abundant stockpile of snow left skiers rejoicing and New England resorts reaping the benefits of outstanding conditions through all the important vacation periods and deep into spring. Complaints, if any, likely came from diehards who couldn’t bear to see some ski hills sticking to scheduled closing dates even though ample cover remained into April.

“It’s always a good sign when our ski areas close with snow still on their slopes and trails due to guests moving on to other activities and not a lack of snow,” said Alice Pearce, president of the New Hampshire snow sports marketing association Ski NH.

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