AdvSkier

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Date registered: November 13, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Photo(s) of the Week: Dreaming of a White Halloween — October 24, 2014
  2. Photo of the Week: Powder for Breakfast — October 14, 2014
  3. 2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum…Celebration…and Potluck! — October 1, 2014
  4. Photo of the Week: More Summer Powder Days — September 23, 2014
  5. Photo of the Week: Mussel Picking — September 6, 2014

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  1. Gear Giveaway – Aug/Sept: What trail? — 26 comments
  2. UPDATE Feb.12: A New Secret Weapon? A Sneak Peek at the Marquette Backcountry Ski — 14 comments
  3. Gear Giveaway – June/July: Skiing Animals? — 12 comments
  4. Off Piste in the Mad River Valley – Dec 2010 — 11 comments
  5. April/May – Name the date! — 9 comments

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Oct 24

Photo(s) of the Week: Dreaming of a White Halloween

Green Mountains, VT

While a heavy dusting of snow lured at least a few of us into the mountains last weekend, some beautiful surf out on the coast, courtesy of Hurricane Gonzalo, kept many of us out of the mountains altogether. Fast grass? Or chest to head high peelers? Either way, it was hard to go wrong. Some …

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Oct 14

Photo of the Week: Powder for Breakfast

Eamon Duane - Skiing powder in theGreen Mountains, Vermont - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto.com

Mad River Glen skier and Freeskiing Coach, Eamon Duane, enjoys a little morning powder for breakfast, under the dim light of sunrise on a very stormy winter morning in Vermont. It won’t be long now… LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

Oct 01

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum…Celebration…and Potluck!

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum

Hosted by the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (VTBC), Catamount Trail Association (CTA) and the Rochester Area Sports Trail Alliance (RASTA), the event promises to be a fun celebration of the coming winter season. Representatives from the VTBC, CTA and RASTA, will provide a series of updates around ongoing backcountry projects and programs in Vermont, which will …

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Sep 23

Photo of the Week: More Summer Powder Days

Thanks to an impressive string of well-aligned tropical storms in the north Atlantic this summer, the temptation to head for the southern Andes has been minimal. Four of the five major tropical systems (Arthur, Bertha, Cristobal and Edouardo) produced overhead surf (summer powder) conditions for many northeast locations, during their passage offshore. And several of …

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Sep 06

Photo of the Week: Mussel Picking

©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

Somewhere on the shores of the north Atlantic, we once spent the late afternoon waiting for a friend to pull himself from the fog and blowing snow of a developing spring storm that nearly swallowed him whole (long story, for another post sometime). Tempted to brave the weather for one more run in the clouds, …

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Aug 21

Friday Film Fix: Celebrating Human-Powered Skiing

If in need of a little skiing stoke, check out these relatively recent releases in the land of backcountry skiing media… First up is a sweet little ten minute film by Washington-based Jason Hummel, featuring a six day, descent-oriented spring ski traverse through the northern Cascades. Makin’ Bacon – Ski Traverse from Blum to Bacon …

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