Tag Archive: cold

Mar 30

Closing Day for Ski Season on Katahdin

Tomorrow, March 31, is the closing day of the ski/winter season for Maine’s Baxter State Park…(If you head out tonight, you could probably be on the summit of Katahdin by noon Thursday.) Every year, starting April 1, the privately-owned park is left for Mother Nature to run her course, until late May. April would arguably …

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Feb 15

Photo of the Week: Really Cold Smoke

There’s nothing like a late-afternoon mission into some favorite local steeps on a windy, -5F degree afternoon in Vermont’s Green Mountains to get the powder flying… After 30+ days of cold and snow, snow, snow, it’s incredible how commonplace scenes like this have become. And it’s only mid-February. Ski you out there. -Brian LIKE AdventureSkier.com …

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Mar 14

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

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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Jan 05

Photo of the Week: Cold, Smokey Friday

Between the rather persistent cycles of not-so-snowy weather, Northeast skiers have been treated to some truly beautiful shallow-powder days this season. Unusually cold temperatures have accompanied most of these fresh snow days, giving the snow an especially cold and smokey consistency – and the appearance that it’s a lot deeper than it actually is. Last …

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Jan 22

Photo of the Week: Post-Thaw Pow

Since the Cold North Wind chased away the January Thaw about one week ago, 2-12″ of fresh snow, generally speaking, has fallen over the high country of the Northeast. Where this snow has fallen atop refrozen snow not heavily tracked before the thaw, the skiing has been especially smooth lately…Near daily doses of fresh snow …

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