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Feb 26

Skiing the Western Monts Chic Chocs, Quebec

A few years back, eager to check out terrain that we have been staring at from a distance for years (on prior hut trips in the region) we finally made it to the far western reaches of Quebec’s beautiful Monts Chic Chocs – beyond the boundaries of Parc Nacional de la Gaspesie. To kick things …

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Aug 17

Photo of the Week: Deep Thoughts

It’s late August. Summer has crested. Pre-dawn temps might dip below forty degrees in some colder mountain zones this weekend. It’s dumping in the Andes. And the first issues of Backcountry and Powder magazines have already hit news stands. Ahhhh… It won’t be long now. Meanwhile, the hype about the winter season ahead has become …

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Jan 30

Photo of the Week: Dreaming of Hut Trips

Be it the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, New Hampshire’s AMC huts, Quebec’s Parc de la Gaspesie, northern Maine, Newfy’s Long Range or your buddy’s camp in the Greens…there are countless options for overnight or extended hut-based skiing adventures here in the Northeast. With our snowpack up to mid-winter levels, and snow conditions in prime …

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Jun 06

Water Fetching, Gaspe Style

With the intention of being back by lunch, we had left our hut with one full bottle of water a piece. It was late March, somewhere in the western Monts Chic Chocs on Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula, not too long after sunrise. After skiing a beautiful run through a spacious spruce-fir forest into the depths of …

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