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Christmas skiers take to the slopes despite wintry mix


WARREN, Vt. (WCAX) – Santa came to town on Christmas Eve and brought lots of freezing rain, but the wintry mix didn’t dampen holiday cheer on the Green Mountains.

“I’ve been coming here since the 50s, since I was this big,” said Edward Brennan of Duxbury.

Brennan and his friends say they haven’t missed a Christmas Day ski in decades.

“It’s a magical place. This is potentially the heart of Vermont when it’s normal,” said Brennan.

And the freezing rain and iffy conditions couldn’t stop Rick Duckworth’s group from carrying out their annual tradition.

“There’s no bad weather, just bad clothing,” said Duckworth.

Fellow Vermonter Lisa Glass-Kornstein agrees winter weather is never too bad to hit the slopes.

“It’s a little crusty, but we’re tough. We love it. We’re East Coasters all the way,” said Glass-Kornstein.

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