Category Archive: Skills

Nov 18

Photo of the Week: Back(yard)country Ski Season Is Here

backyardcountry skiing, november, off piste, zero approach, marquettes

Thanks to a solid inch or two of fresh snow piling up close to home late last week, and with some well-worn Marquettes ready for action, we kicked off the backyardcountry ski season in style last weekend. The snow should be piling up in the higher elevations in the days ahead, with easily a foot …

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Apr 10

Photo of the Week: Vasu Sojitra

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA ©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Vasu Sojitra is one of the strongest and most stoked skiers we’ve ever come across. We bumped into him a few times in Vermont this winter, and we finally had a chance to share some runs together with him last week up at Mad River Glen. After growing up in the Northeast and recently graduating …

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Mar 01

Photo of the Week: Perfect Flying Conditions

Snowflakes have been in the air again for 11 straight calendar days over AdventureSkier headquarters (at some during either the day or night). This is the second longest snow cycle of the season thus far, with more than 40″ of fresh snow piling up in this time in some areas of the Northeast. For how …

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Feb 03

Video: Pasture Ripping in Vermont – Vol. 1

After a mid-winter thaw leaves us with a crusty snowpack close to home, pasture skiing (aka field skiing or crust cruising) reminds us how simple, beautiful and fun skiing can be. It’s also a cool way to connect with the local landscape and a great excuse to enjoy a fine sunset session after a long …

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Sep 24

Photo of the Week: One Inch Rule

The last couple of weather fronts and rain storms have ushered in the beautiful fall season in classic form. It’s amazing how Mother Nature, with the flick of a her switch, can take us out of a distinctly summery weather pattern right into the cooler, crispier and breezier days of fall. At least a few …

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