Category Archive: Backcountry News

Apr 06

2,000+ acres added to VT’s Camel’s Hump State Park

2,000+ acres added to VT’s Camel’s Hump State Park Public celebration slated for April 15 Editor’s Note: This 2000+ acres of newly conserved land makes this addition to VT’s state forest system even larger than the Bolton Valley backcountry lands conserved just a few years’ back. Local users of this area (including backcountry skiers, mountain …

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Mar 30

Closing Day for Ski Season on Katahdin

Tomorrow, March 31, is the closing day of the ski/winter season for Maine’s Baxter State Park…(If you head out tonight, you could probably be on the summit of Katahdin by noon Thursday.) Every year, starting April 1, the privately-owned park is left for Mother Nature to run her course, until late May. April would arguably …

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Nov 09

ALERT: Support Needed for Backcountry Ski Trails in the Adirondacks – *Dec. 5th Deadline*

**Note: Please take a minute to comment today. Deadline for comments is Dec 5th** If you’ve ever spent time hiking, backcountry skiing/riding, climbing or camping in the Adirondacks, you know how rugged, vast and beautiful the region is. And while there is a relative abundance of backcountry skiing options in the Adirondacks, including the High …

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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: [email protected] Amy Kelsey/ Catamount Trail Association (CTA) ph 802-864-5794/email: [email protected] Info: vtbc.org, catamounttrail.org Green Mountains, VT – In …

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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!

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