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Apr 30

Photo of the Week: Off Piste on Mozodepowadso

For many generations before the arrival of white settlers, the Abenaki referred to Vermont’s highest mountain as “Mozodepowadso”, which translates to Moosehead Mountain. For reasons not entirely clear (as investigated by VT’s Seven Days in July 2013), Big Mozo came to be called Mt. Mansfield in the mid-18th century – and the name has remained …

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Mar 18

Photo of the Week: Forrest Flying

Yes, forest is usually spelled with one “r”, but in this case, it’s our friend Forrest we’re talking about here. Forrest likes to fly when descending a deeply snow covered and relatively steep hardwood forest, especially when there’s an abundance of flight-assisting ledges, downed trees and boulders scattered about…and especially when it’s mid March – …

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Feb 23

Magic Mountain Pioneers Hike-One, Ride-One Uphill Skiing Policy

For Release: February 2015 Londonderry, VT: The best uphill policy in the ski business just got better! Magic Mountain is excited to announce a first of its kind expansion of  their uphill skiing policy. Effective immediately, any uphill skier or splitboarder who successfully climbs the 1,700 vertical feet to their summit will receive a complimentary …

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Jan 11

Photo of the Week: Dust on Crust at its Finest

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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Oct 01

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

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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