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Apr 30

Photo of the Week: Off Piste on Mozodepowadso

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA

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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”

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

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

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

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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Jan 11

Photo of the Week: Dust on Crust at its Finest

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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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Dec 04

Photo of the Week: Thanksgiving Leftovers

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

Ahhh…. What a week of natural snow skiing! Classic early-season New England. And changing by the day in such a fun way… Enjoy the moonlight skiing tonight (Thursday) and later in the weekend (after another round of snow falls Fri pm-Sat pm), too. -Brian LIKE AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

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