Tag Archive: big

Jan 27

Northeast Skiers/Riders On Tour: 2 Week Old Utah Powder

Although it hasn’t snowed over Utah’s Wasatch Mountains for two weeks, Matt Bruhns of Waterbury, Vermont still managed to hide behind the curtain for a few turns off Kessler Peak over the weekend. We shared a fun tour with Matt after a couple of afternoons spent attending an outdoor industry tradeshow in Salt Lake City. …

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Aug 28

Photo of the Week: Do Big Tomatoes Mean Big Snow?

Let’s hope so…because by the looks of this giant mutant heirloom beauty, we’re in for one heck of a snowy winter. Perhaps this is how the folks at the Farmer’s Almanac come up with their latest predictions for the Northeast. Hmmm… -Brian Follow this LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

May 08

2 Wheels, 2 Planks: High Passes, Big Moon, Spring in Switzerland

Powder skiing during the 40-50cm storm that nearly broke the 20-day stretch of daily/nightly snowfall that welcomed us to the Alps. Between sunny days, snow fell for two more nights as we rolled east to Austria and Italy. Skiing as the 70-80 mph gusts of a good old fashioned foehn wind blew in, among the …

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Feb 27

Photo(s) of the Week: Vacation Week Storm!

A string of storms that began producing snow last Wednesday produced as much as 40-50″ of snow over the course of several days in some high elevation zones along the northern Green Mountain Divide. Generally, mountain areas in the Northeast picked up 10 to 25″ of fresh snow from these systems, which has improved snow …

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Jan 01

Climbing and Skiing 2 Million Vertical Feet in One Year

Just yesterday, British Columbia based Greg Hill – a passionate and talented skier, husband, and father of two – successfully reached his goal of climbing and skiing 2 million vertical feet (670,000 meters) in one year. To accomplish this, he did not rely on chairlifts, snow cats, snowmobiles, helicopters to reach the top of his …

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