Category Archive: Arctic

May 28

Photo of the Week: From the Vault – 66 Degrees North

It’s that time of year again when the snow is all but gone here in the northeast US/Canada, and memories of past spring skiing adventures in some far off places have us day dreaming. Here’s an image Emily captured at midnight on May 30th a few years back…on the far reaches of Iceland’s wild West …

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Apr 29

Photo of the Week: Ode to Biking, Skiing…Norway

It was just a year ago this week that we and our friends Forrest Twombly and Tom Hite set off on an bicycle-powered skiing adventure through the coastal mountains of Arctic Norway. And while flowers bloom and our rivers flow with rain and snowmelt here in the northeast, the experience is fresh on our minds. …

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Mar 27

Northeast Skiers on Tour: Iceland Anyone?

Our Vermont friends Pennie Rand and Poppy Gall have organized two backcountry skiing adventures in Iceland this April. One trip (which is full) is an all-ladies trip, while a second trip (co-ed / April 22-29) still has a few spots remaining. If you are feeling rather spontaneous and would like to treat yourself to the …

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Jun 16

Photo of the Week: Skiing in June – Take 2

Here’s another example of what some of us northeastern skiers are known to do in June – when the snow is gone, but our skiing stoke is not. This is another image from East Greenland’s Schweizerland Alps, captured on a remote island that is part of an Arctic archipelago anchoring the southern end of these …

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Jun 01

Photo of the Week: Skiing in June

Even in the Northeast, there is usually some natural snow to ski on in the month of June, especially on Quebec’s Gaspe…and points north. For best results here in the northeast U.S., start walking toward the sheltered, higher elevations of Maine’s Katahdin or New Hampshire’s White Mountains…keep walking…and you might find a worthwhile strip of …

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