Category Archive: Backcountry Update

Feb 15

Photo of the Week: Nemo and Friends

While Nor’Easter Nemo treated skiers to a much deserved blanket of fresh snow across the Northeast last weekend, the higher elevation snowfall produced by the colder, moist air left in Nemo’s wake earlier this week was the frosting on the cake. By Wednesday morning this week, new accumulations ranging from two to twelve inches, depending …

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Jan 30

Photo(s) of the Week: Shallow Pow, Backyard Pow!

Small doses of light and fluffy snow has continued to help cushion the post-Thaw crust still lingering about over the last couple of weeks, and in many ways, the conditions off-piste have been “shallow powder” at its finest. This has been an especially fun snow condition for exploring the untracked backyard and backcountry, for covering …

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Jan 22

Photo of the Week: Post-Thaw Pow

Since the Cold North Wind chased away the January Thaw about one week ago, 2-12″ of fresh snow, generally speaking, has fallen over the high country of the Northeast. Where this snow has fallen atop refrozen snow not heavily tracked before the thaw, the skiing has been especially smooth lately…Near daily doses of fresh snow …

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Jan 04

Photo(s) of the Week: 20 Days of Snow

According to our ski log, snow has now fallen from the heavens every day or night for twenty straight days over AdventureSkier headquarters in Vermont. We cannot remember the last time this has happened, and it is truly reassuring to know that winter is not broken. No doubt, we are in the midst of one …

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Dec 02

Photo(s) of the Week: SNOWvember gives way to DEEPcember

The passage of another cold front last Thursday left in its wake a windless and bluebird powder day for Northeastern skiers on Friday, the last day of SNOWvember. The Northeast woke to even more fresh snow falling in the mountains on Saturday, a fine kick off to one of our favorite months of the year …

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