Tag Archive: katahdin

Mar 30

Closing Day for Ski Season on Katahdin

Tomorrow, March 31, is the closing day of the ski/winter season for Maine’s Baxter State Park…(If you head out tonight, you could probably be on the summit of Katahdin by noon Thursday.) Every year, starting April 1, the privately-owned park is left for Mother Nature to run her course, until late May. April would arguably …

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Mar 30

Photo(&Vid) of the Week: Descending Katahdin’s Chimney

It’s not often that the steep, alpine gulley known as the Chimney on Maine’s Mt. Katahdin becomes skiable. Dropping over 1500′ from Katahdin’s Knife Edge Ridge, the remote Chimney is known more as a ice- and rock-strewn alpine climb (Class 4/ NE II) than it is as a ski line. Yet, this past week, a …

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Nov 20

AMC Video Promotes Updated Northeast Skiing Guidebook

Vermont-based author David Goodman recently published the latest edition of his popular guidebook backcountry skiing in the northeast. His new book, Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York, was released and published this fall by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), and it combines the two volumes …

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