Tag Archive: adirondacks

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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Jan 30

Photo of the Week: Dreaming of Hut Trips

Be it the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, New Hampshire’s AMC huts, Quebec’s Parc de la Gaspesie, northern Maine, Newfy’s Long Range or your buddy’s camp in the Greens…there are countless options for overnight or extended hut-based skiing adventures here in the Northeast. With our snowpack up to mid-winter levels, and snow conditions in prime …

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Nov 20

AMC Video Promotes Updated Northeast Skiing Guidebook

Vermont-based author David Goodman recently published the latest edition of his popular guidebook backcountry skiing in the northeast. His new book, Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York, was released and published this fall by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), and it combines the two volumes …

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