Tag Archive: fun

Nov 09

ALERT: Support Needed for Backcountry Ski Trails in the Adirondacks – *Dec. 5th Deadline*

Backcountry skiing and riding - Adirondacks / High Peaks Region - New York, USA

**Note: Please take a minute to comment today. Deadline for comments is Dec 5th** If you’ve ever spent time hiking, backcountry skiing/riding, climbing or camping in the Adirondacks, you know how rugged, vast and beautiful the region is. And while there is a relative abundance of backcountry skiing options in the Adirondacks, including the High …

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Nov 04

Photo of the Week: Binding Deep

Green Mountains, Vermont

Does it really matter how deep the snow is? In November, in Vermont…nope, it doesn’t. With as much as 20″ of snow falling in parts of North Carolina, and Maine, stoke was running high this past weekend. Locally, we picked up an inch or two, and that was all we needed. With plenty of fossil-fueled …

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Oct 24

Photo(s) of the Week: Dreaming of a White Halloween

Green Mountains, VT

While a heavy dusting of snow lured at least a few of us into the mountains last weekend, some beautiful surf out on the coast, courtesy of Hurricane Gonzalo, kept many of us out of the mountains altogether. Fast grass? Or chest to head high peelers? Either way, it was hard to go wrong. Some …

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Oct 01

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

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum

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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Sep 23

Photo of the Week: More Summer Powder Days

Thanks to an impressive string of well-aligned tropical storms in the north Atlantic this summer, the temptation to head for the southern Andes has been minimal. Four of the five major tropical systems (Arthur, Bertha, Cristobal and Edouardo) produced overhead surf (summer powder) conditions for many northeast locations, during their passage offshore. And several of …

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Jul 14

Photo(s) of the Week: Summer Ski Check

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA ©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Especially during these toasty warm days of mid-summer, it’s refreshing to pull out the skis now and then, make sure the red squirrels aren’t chewing the bindings to pieces, and even slide around on them a little bit – be it on a rain soaked hillside, around the yard, or better yet, on the fast …

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