Category Archive: Backcountry News

Nov 09

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

Backcountry skiing and riding - Adirondacks / High Peaks Region - New York, USA

**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: 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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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!

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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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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