Category Archive: Gear

Nov 04

Photo(s) of the Week: Marquette Season

After struggling to keep Superstorm Sandy from interfering with the lives of millions in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions (and dumping historic amounts of snowfall over the Central Appalachians in his attempt), Old Man Winter was finally able to shoe Sandy away this weekend. He also had enough energy remaining to deliver several inches of …

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Sep 18

Gear Shed: Run For the Hills

Since New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington picked up its first snowflakes of the season a few days ago, we’ve been extra motivated to squeeze in some trail running this week. Be it the rock and stream hopping, the hill climbs, or the quick foot work as you whip through the beautiful hardwood forest, trail running is …

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Nov 04

Prepare for Winter: Ski Swaps, Ticket Deals and More…

If you’re not already out there enjoying some of the early season snow that’s been flying, at least there is plenty going to get you ready for it. Here’s a short list of upcoming swaps, events and ticket deals to help you get ready for the season ahead… Vermont Lift Ticket Deals for 2011-12 @ …

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Sep 06

Photo of the Week: Flooded Skis

It should be no news by now that much of Vermont, as well as many areas along the US east coast, were hard hit by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene’s flooding rains and wind. If you aren’t already helping out in the large-scale recovery effort now underway, please consider pitching in any way you can. If you …

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Dec 01

UPDATE Feb.12: A New Secret Weapon? A Sneak Peek at the Marquette Backcountry Ski

by Brian Mohr David Olilla, who calls the playful mountains of Michgan’s Upper Peninsula home, is onto something revolutionary. He’s now producing a ski that many of us here in the northeast have been dreaming about for years. It thrives in thin-cover/ice-free conditions common in the very early or very late season, and in many …

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