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Oct 16

Photo of the Week: Ultra-Thin Cover

Another round of fresh snowfall blanketed the higher elevations of the Northeast this past weekend. And while it didn’t amount to more than an inch or two – aka ultra-thin cover – the combination of the ground being more frosted and the snow being denser than last week made for even smoother skiing. Word on …

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Nov 01

Photo of the Week: Halloween Turns

After skiing like a super hero who we began to call “Ski-Ra”, a smiling Ski-Ra turned to us and declared, “I think I’m always going to ski with a cape. It’s so fun!” Meanwhile, Matt Davis (below), our maple-sugaring, yurt-living, science teaching friend, dressed up like a regular skier, not wanting anything to interfere with …

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Oct 27

October Snow: The 2011-12 Season Is Here!

Our good buddy OLD MAN WINTER is back! He’s been throwing snow at us since Wednesday in many mountain areas of the northeast, and currently, the mountains of southern Vermont are likely scoring the deepest snows in the region, with more than 6-8″ falling in the Killington/Pico zone. Although the snowfall close to home in …

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Sep 29

Photo of the Week: Skiable snow on its way?

9/30 UPDATE: Forecast for approaching cold front has shifted, and snow is now unlikely Sat pm/Sun am, but still mildy possible Monday night and/or Tuesday night (more likely) after the weekend. We’ve seen photos of the first dusting of the season way up high in the Whites, and we’ve heard rumors of a few snowflakes …

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May 13

Video: Almost Mother’s Day

Last turns of the season on natural snow in Vermont’s Green Mountains… on the Marquette Backcountry Skis. The grass skiing on the lower mountain, after we ran out of snow, was in its element. Enjoy! Follow this LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

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