Category Archive: Skills

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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Jan 29

Video: DUST ON CRUST

January Thaw has been going at it with Old Man Winter this past week, leaving our snowpack coated in varying degrees of crust, fresh snow and everything in between. Although the latest winter storm on Friday put down up to 8-10″ of fresh snow in parts of the Northeast (northern Maine and Quebec scored best), …

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Oct 07

Photo of the Week: Dirt Road Skiing

There’s no better way to get in shape for the upcoming season of skiing adventures, than to go skiing. And if you haven’t before rocked a pair of dirt-road friendly roller skis on your favorite back roads, they are worth checking out. Known to most as a pavement-based training tool for serious and competitive nordic …

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