AdvSkier

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Date registered: November 13, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Photo of the Week: More Summer Powder Days — September 23, 2014
  2. Photo of the Week: Mussel Picking — September 6, 2014
  3. Friday Film Fix: Celebrating Human-Powered Skiing — August 21, 2014
  4. NEWS: Vermont Backcountry Alliance(VTBC) Takes Next Steps — August 6, 2014
  5. Photo(s) of the Week: Summer Ski Check — July 14, 2014

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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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Aug 06

NEWS: Vermont Backcountry Alliance(VTBC) Takes Next Steps

NEWS RELEASE Vermont Backcountry Alliance Takes Next Steps Alliance joins the Catamount Trail Association; New backcountry zones proposed; Fall backcountry forum planned For Immediate Release: Aug 5, 2014 Contacts: Brian Mohr / VTBC ph 802-989-0570 / email: brian@vtbc.org Amy Kelsey/ Catamount Trail Association (CTA) ph 802-864-5794/email: akelsey@catamounttrail.org Info: vtbc.org, catamounttrail.org Green Mountains, VT – In …

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Jul 14

Photo(s) of the Week: Summer Ski Check

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA ©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Especially during these toasty warm days of mid-summer, it’s refreshing to pull out the skis now and then, make sure the red squirrels aren’t chewing the bindings to pieces, and even slide around on them a little bit – be it on a rain soaked hillside, around the yard, or better yet, on the fast …

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Jun 21

Photo of the Week: Mid-Summer Arctic Dreams

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Happy Summer Solstice everyone! We hope everyone is enjoying these longest and brightest days of the year…and that the nights b/w them filled with your wildest skiing dreams. (Does anyone else have vivid skiing dreams this time of year?) And here’s to living your wildest summer dreams… We captured this image while skiing and camping …

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