That year was not a snow year like this one. However, bear in mind that all the things that make spring so depressing - sunshine, april showers, the cherry blossoms, etc. are all part of the relentless warming trend that leads to summer. Even in Vt. the mud eventually takes over.
Unless there are some deals you need to be locked into to save a buck, play it by ear. If you have rock skis and things hold up, you could go and have a blast.