Tag Archive: high peaks

Nov 09

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

**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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Apr 22

Photo of the Week: Sliding into Spring

After a couple fantastic weeks of spring skiing across the Northeast, it was nice of Old Man Winter to throw us some fresh snow last week. Although the warmth of days prior (the equivalent of Mother Nature taking a blow torch to our snow pack) had drastically eroded our snow pack, the fresh snow had …

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Jul 05

Photo of the Week: New Ski Trails in the Adirondacks?

The newly formed Adirondack Powder Skier Association (APSA) is embracing the evolution of skiing in the Northeast while providing a growing voice for the backcountry skiing community in the Adirondack Mountain region. In response to the relative dearth of accessible backcountry skiing terrain and trails for skiers of all abilities, the APSA is advocating for …

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Mar 08

Adirondack High

As we shared a couple of weeks back (link), the late-winter snow pack in the Adirondacks has been luring us to explore some of the many new landslide paths created by Tropical Storm Irene last August. And after several recent adventures in the Dacks, it’s become clear that Irene has dramatically expanded the scope of …

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Feb 20

Photo of the Week: Slip Sliding Away

The Adirondacks’ notoriously rock-, ice- and landslide-riddled terrain is finally starting to fill in with a respectable base of snow (better late than never!). It’s making for some incredibly fun skiing-oriented exploration of the many landslide paths opened and extended by Tropical Storm Irene last fall – like this little one featured here. Stay tuned …

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