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SkiVt-L is a non-commercial, non-profit, labor of love unaffiliated with any ski area or corporation. It is administered through the kindness of Academic Computing Services -- a tiny arm of Computing and Information Technology -- itself a division of the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05410-0160. The opinions and snow reports distributed via SkiVt-L in no way, shape, or form represent the opinions of the any of the above named bodies; nor does anyone accept any responsibility for ruined ski vacations based on false or misleading information found here.

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The area reports are compiled from several sources, including those filed with the various news wire services, the Weather Underground at University of Michigan, and the local ski area snow phone hot lines. These are augmented by daily postings of the Vermont State Weather Forecast and NWS hydrological reports from the summit of Mount Mansfield (Vermont's highest mountain) and the base of Jay Peak (Vermont's snowiest mountain). Heavy snow warnings are also included, too, as they come in from secret National Weather Service sources -- these are often modified by the contributors to include their own "hunches."

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