Category Archive: Fresh Tracks

Feb 18

Photo of the Week: Valentine’s Day Storm

The 2014 Valentine’s Day Storm dumped as much as 30″ of snow across areas of Vermont and the Northeast – coating the region with a much needed base layer of snow, bringing skiing in the steeps back to life, and giving skiers like 13 yr old Turner Barbour (photo) a taste of some of the …

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Nov 10

Vermont Backcountry Ski Forum – Thurs. 11/14/13 in Rochester, VT

Don’t miss what promises to be a great discussion around the future of backcountry skiing and riding in Vermont and beyond. Thank you RASTA and to all those attending and involved! Ski you there! – Brian LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

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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Jul 05

Photo of the Week: New Ski Trails in the Adirondacks?

The newly formed Adirondack Powder Skier Association (APSA) is embracing the evolution of skiing in the Northeast while providing a growing voice for the backcountry skiing community in the Adirondack Mountain region. In response to the relative dearth of accessible backcountry skiing terrain and trails for skiers of all abilities, the APSA is advocating for …

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Apr 15

Photo of the Week: Thank You Old Man Winter

It was with a touch of sadness and a feeling of deep satisfaction that we said goodbye to Old Man Winter today. From his earliest appearances in mid October, through his grand finale in the higher-elevations over this past weekend, the Old Man put on an exceptionally good show across the Northeast this winter. By …

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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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