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May 08

Photo of the Week: The Dirty Corn

Whether you are finding it on those lingering strips of snow at your favorite ski area, or along the snow-filled edge of an alpine ridge in New Hampshire’s White Mountains or Quebec’s Monts McGerrigle, The Dirty Corn is hard to miss right now. And that’s okay. For one thing, The Dirty Corn is often a …

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Apr 05

Photo(s) of the Week: Winter’s Last Gasp?

Old Man Winter’s resiliency continued to produce excellent skiing at all elevations this past week. Whether skiing fresh powder in the higher elevations (thanks to 2-12″ of snow falling Mon pm – Weds am), taking shelter from the cold wind and snow squalls, or skiing corn on some of the last remnant pasture lines lower …

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Mar 25

What a Spring! Now, Back to Winter.

Sure, it was a thin-cover season here in the Northeast. Powder days were elusive. And dust on crust was often glorified with descriptions like “micro-pow”, “expert-powder” and “20-30!!….millimeters”. But despite the sparse offerings of the 2011-12 winter season in the Northeast, the last two weeks of nearly flawless spring weather helped to compensate by offering …

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Mar 19

Photo of the Week: March Madness

Did we all lose track of the calendar somehow? Or did that last solar storm turn up the Northeast’s thermostat? Considering that the weather and skiing is more typical of late April out there, it’s hard to believe it’s only mid-March. Still, until Old Man Winter returns with his usual late-winter antics, we’ll just have …

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Mar 15

Ski It While You Can!

With the weather over the next week forecasted to be more like mid-May than mid-March, it’s time to put everything else aside for a little while and ski it while you can – before most of our precious snowpack here in the Northeast (at low to mid elevations, at least) is gone. Whether you feel …

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