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Mar 23

Photo of the Week: Blower

Powder skiing in Vermont's Green Mountains - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

Winter reached an unforgettable crescendo over the weekend after 10-20″+ of perfect-density powder snow piled up in the preceding 48 hours across many high elevation Northeastern locales. In the most snow-catching and wind-loaded drainages and gulleys, the snow was nearly bottomless…and blower – billowing well overhead and blinding anyone following behind you. Here’s a quick …

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Mar 14

Photo of the Week: There’s No Powder in Vermont

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

This week’s storm produced (and continues to produce) some of the most enjoyable snow-sliding conditions of our lifetimes. Here’s an image captured around 8:30am on Thursday morning in Vermont’s Green Mountains. It’s a good thing we sharpened those skis Wednesday night. The Ice Coast was going off. Enjoy the deep snow pack out there in …

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Mar 07

Photo of the Week: Extra Points

This first week of March continues to be a gem. It kicked off with up to 6″ of fresh fluff in many locations last Sunday morning (3/2), enough to finally cover and cushion (to varying degrees) the lingering Feb 21 rain crust off-piste. In some locations across the northern Greens, that rain crust has been …

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Feb 12

The Next Generation: Like Father, Like Daughter

With the recent return of snow in the lower elevations, a great variety of human-powered skiing opportunities have opened up in our backyards, on sloped pastures, and within our town and state parks close to home. First timer Jamie Bouchard, 11, was introduced to backcountry skiing by her dad this past weekend at historic Little …

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Feb 08

Photo of the Week: Sweet Powder Snow

Wednesday’s storm treated many mountain areas of the Northeast to 6-12″ of fresh snow, and the off-piste skiing, especially, has improved dramatically. There’s still little to no base in many mid to lower elevation zones, but in some areas higher up, it’s finally starting to look a bit more like mid winter. Here’s an image …

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Jan 18

Photo of the Week: Redefining Northeast Skiing

This roller coaster of a winter season has had us skiing all kinds of terrain, with a great variety of all-natural snow conditions at play, at all elevations. From the fast grass of October to the fluffier days of Deepcember, to the high speed pasture ripping and dust-on-crust cruising of the past two weeks, Northeast …

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