Tag Archive: mad river valley

Apr 06

2,000+ acres added to VT’s Camel’s Hump State Park

2,000+ acres added to VT’s Camel’s Hump State Park Public celebration slated for April 15 Editor’s Note: This 2000+ acres of newly conserved land makes this addition to VT’s state forest system even larger than the Bolton Valley backcountry lands conserved just a few years’ back. Local users of this area (including backcountry skiers, mountain …

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Nov 15

Photo of the Week: Ski Locally

No fossil fuels were consumed going skiing this weekend … While the snow today was not as deep as it was earlier in the weekend, a subtle thaw-freeze cycle Saturday improved the skiing substantially by this morning. (Pine needles also offer up a very fun sliding surface). Days like this leave us convinced that skiing …

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Feb 27

Photo of the Week: Green Mountain Gold

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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Dec 16

Photo of the Week: Deepcember 2014

It’s a sweet time to be sliding around on snow in the Northeast high country, especially in the areas that scored a solid 20-30″+ of right-side-up, cream-topped snow last week – as illustrated by the photo above. Even in many low elevation areas, it feels more like late February, than mid December, out there. Off-piste …

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Feb 08

Photo of the Week: Nor’easter Nemo

Nor’Easter Nemo threw the Northeast some beautiful powder snow today. Here’s a quick snap of Forrest Twombly making the most of it above Vermont’s Mad River Valley this afternoon. Enjoy the storm and stay safe! (Click on the thumbnail below to enlarge). – Brian LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

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