Tag Archive: backcountry

Jan 11

Photo of the Week: Dust on Crust at its Finest

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LIKE AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks! It’s been a beautiful week of dust-on-crust skiing in most locations. The flakes have been piling up one little snow squall at a time, and it seems like this pattern should keep up for at least the week ahead, too. Untracked low to medium angle terrain b/w 2000-3000′ is especially …

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Jan 01

Photo of the Week: Happy New Year

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

> Here’s to a snowy, more peaceful, healthy and happy 2015! To kicks things off, it looks like we’ve got some fresh snow (maybe several inches+ accumulating by Sunday am), and perhaps some other forms of precip on their way late in the weekend, too…but we should come out ahead…so don’t sweat it. Ski you …

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Dec 16

Photo of the Week: Deepcember 2014

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

It’s a sweet time to be sliding around on snow in the Northeast high country, especially in the areas that scored a solid 20-30″+ of right-side-up, cream-topped snow last week – as illustrated by the photo above. Even in many low elevation areas, it feels more like late February, than mid December, out there. Off-piste …

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Nov 18

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

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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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Oct 01

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum…Celebration…and Potluck!

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum

Hosted by the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (VTBC), Catamount Trail Association (CTA) and the Rochester Area Sports Trail Alliance (RASTA), the event promises to be a fun celebration of the coming winter season. Representatives from the VTBC, CTA and RASTA, will provide a series of updates around ongoing backcountry projects and programs in Vermont, which will …

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