Vermont welcomed the first major snows of the winter over the past few days and the ski and snowboard conditions mean you need to be here. You can always click to Vermont.com’s detailed alpine and cross country reports powered by SnoCountry.com. Here’s a sampling of new snow: Jay Peak was the biggest winner with 23 inches. Here are some others: Stowe, 19; Killington and Mount Snow, 18; Smugglers’ Notch, Stratton Mountain, and Sugarbush, 17; Mad River Glen, 15; Bromley, 14; and Okemo, 8. Cross-country went into full swing, too, with 17 areas now open and building up the snow across the state. What are you waiting for?