Category Archive: Northeast

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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Apr 22

Photo of the Week: Sliding into Spring

Backcountry skiing in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, New York - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

After a couple fantastic weeks of spring skiing across the Northeast, it was nice of Old Man Winter to throw us some fresh snow last week. Although the warmth of days prior (the equivalent of Mother Nature taking a blow torch to our snow pack) had drastically eroded our snow pack, the fresh snow had …

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Jan 18

Photo of the Week: Redefining Northeast Skiing

This roller coaster of a winter season has had us skiing all kinds of terrain, with a great variety of all-natural snow conditions at play, at all elevations. From the fast grass of October to the fluffier days of Deepcember, to the high speed pasture ripping and dust-on-crust cruising of the past two weeks, Northeast …

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Oct 25

Photo of the Week: Beautiful October Snow

Old Man Winter paid us a visit again in the Northeast this week, and although he’s not here to stay for the winter quite yet, he did give us a very nice taste of the season ahead. A good 6″+ piled up along the highest elevations of the northern Green Mountains and Adirondacks, with snow …

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Apr 30

Photo(s) of the Week: White Mountain Wanderlust

We’ve been feeling a bit of White Mountain Wanderlust lately, thanks in no small part to an incredible run of pleasant spring days that have produced corn-snow conditions on at least some aspects, daily. Over the last several days, especially, temperatures have been cool enough to allow for some re-freezing of the snow pack nightly, …

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Mar 30

Photo(&Vid) of the Week: Descending Katahdin’s Chimney

It’s not often that the steep, alpine gulley known as the Chimney on Maine’s Mt. Katahdin becomes skiable. Dropping over 1500′ from Katahdin’s Knife Edge Ridge, the remote Chimney is known more as a ice- and rock-strewn alpine climb (Class 4/ NE II) than it is as a ski line. Yet, this past week, a …

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