Tag Archive: backcountry

Jun 21

Photo of the Week: Mid-Summer Arctic Dreams

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Happy Summer Solstice everyone! We hope everyone is enjoying these longest and brightest days of the year…and that the nights b/w them filled with your wildest skiing dreams. (Does anyone else have vivid skiing dreams this time of year?) And here’s to living your wildest summer dreams… We captured this image while skiing and camping …

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May 07

Photo of the Week: The Steep Season

Skiing in the White Mountains, NH - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

You can always count on the White Mountains of New Hampshire for offering up some of the finest steep corn in the country this time of year. Terrain that is seldom safe and fun to ski mid-winter transforms into a candy store for skiers in springtime. Days like this often beg the question…if you had …

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Apr 22

Photo of the Week: Sliding into Spring

Backcountry skiing in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, New York - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

After a couple fantastic weeks of spring skiing across the Northeast, it was nice of Old Man Winter to throw us some fresh snow last week. Although the warmth of days prior (the equivalent of Mother Nature taking a blow torch to our snow pack) had drastically eroded our snow pack, the fresh snow had …

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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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Apr 01

Photo of the Week: Camo Skier

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

This past week wrapped up another one of the greatest stretches of Northeast powder skiing in recent memory. And even as our precious powder gave way to last weekend’s not-so-powdery storm (although the High Peaks of the Dacks scored 12″+), the skiing was still surprisingly sweet for those who headed for the mountains anyway…(below the …

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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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