Tag Archive: adirondacks

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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Nov 14

Photo(s) of the Week: SNOvember 2012

By the skin of its teeth, SNOvember is living up to its name again this season. It kicked off on Saturday 11/3 with a solid dusting of snow at the higher elevations across the Northeast, and by mid-week, another round of fresh snow under bluebird skies was luring greater numbers of hungry skiers to sample …

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Oct 20

Adventure Skiing Slideshows: Kick Back, Support Wildlands, Get Lucky!

On October 24th and 25th, Moretown, VT-based skiers, photographers and storytellers, Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson, of Ember Photography, will kick off their 8th Annual Wild People, Wild Places Slideshow Series, with several shows planned for Vermont. They will begin the season with two showings of their multi-media slideshow, Two Wheels, Two Planks – Norway, …

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Mar 08

Adirondack High

As we shared a couple of weeks back (link), the late-winter snow pack in the Adirondacks has been luring us to explore some of the many new landslide paths created by Tropical Storm Irene last August. And after several recent adventures in the Dacks, it’s become clear that Irene has dramatically expanded the scope of …

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Feb 20

Photo of the Week: Slip Sliding Away

The Adirondacks’ notoriously rock-, ice- and landslide-riddled terrain is finally starting to fill in with a respectable base of snow (better late than never!). It’s making for some incredibly fun skiing-oriented exploration of the many landslide paths opened and extended by Tropical Storm Irene last fall – like this little one featured here. Stay tuned …

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Sep 01

Irene’s Rains Create New Slides in the Dacks, Whites…

Natural landslide paths (aka “slides”) are in abundance throughout New York’s highest Adirondacks. And thanks to Irene’s flooding rains (the same rains that have ravaged many parts of the northeast), the list of skiable slide paths is now longer than ever. Take a peek at the nice update that our friends at Adirondack Backcountry Skiing …

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