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May 06

Photo of the Week: “Dadda…I Wanna Ski Weally Fast!”

Since we started skiing with our daughter, Maiana Snow, when she was just ten days old, it was clear that she enjoyed being out in the mountains with us. During her first winter with us, after we mastered the backcountry diaper change, she started to “coo” a lot while skiing with us. In her second …

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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 26

Photo of the Week: “Time to Ski, Dadda”

Our two year old daughter, Maiana Snow, prepares for some top-of-the-mountain ski time after riding on her dadda’s back into a favorite powder stash along Vermont’s Green Mountain divide. After a skiing a few mellow pitches b/w our legs, or those of her good buddy Ian (see second photo), or whoever else is along that …

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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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Mar 10

Photo of the Week: Sunset Session

Two months into an unforgettable run of beautiful powder skiing here in Vermont’s Green Mountains, Dave Bouchard slides into a nice one – still as stoked as if he hadn’t seen it snow in weeks. For the first time since late December?, temps climbed above the freezing mark in the mountains today. All but the …

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