Tag Archive: green mountains

Apr 30

Photo of the Week: Off Piste on Mozodepowadso

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA

©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

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 10

Photo of the Week: Sunset Session

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

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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Mar 04

Photo of the Week: Midnight Pow Pow

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

Skier: Noah Ranallo It’s possible that Tuesday night (Mar 3) was the pinnacle of this winter season in Vermont. By 8pm, fresh snow from another passing weather system was piling up fast…freshening the surface of a deep snow pack unaffected by warm temps or wet precip for nearly two months. We knew that above freezing …

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Feb 27

Photo of the Week: Green Mountain Gold

Green Mountains, Vermont ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

The new snow we picked up late last week and weekend (16″+ in some areas) set us up for a beautiful stretch of skiing over this past week in Vermont, especially in our more sheltered, upper-elevation forests. Steeper lines characterized by narrow drainages, rocky ledges and frozen waterfalls are in rare form right now, and …

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