It’s been another lousy year to be an Eastern skier. And another great year to be a fan of Middlebury College men’s basketball.
There’s little mystery about what’s happening to Vermont skiing. It used to be we’d have a lot of 30-degree days with snow. Now we have a lot of 35-degree days with rain.
Blame it on climate change. And expect it to get worse over time.
Back in the last century, we could always count on a January thaw of a couple days.