Tag Archive: mansfield

Apr 30

Photo of the Week: Off Piste on Mozodepowadso

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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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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Oct 25

Photo of the Week: Beautiful October Snow

Old Man Winter paid us a visit again in the Northeast this week, and although he’s not here to stay for the winter quite yet, he did give us a very nice taste of the season ahead. A good 6″+ piled up along the highest elevations of the northern Green Mountains and Adirondacks, with snow …

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Apr 15

Photo of the Week: Thank You Old Man Winter

It was with a touch of sadness and a feeling of deep satisfaction that we said goodbye to Old Man Winter today. From his earliest appearances in mid October, through his grand finale in the higher-elevations over this past weekend, the Old Man put on an exceptionally good show across the Northeast this winter. By …

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Aug 10

Photo of the Week: Rand Family on the Long Trail

This past weekend, Vermonters Annevitte and Karin Rand, just seventeen and fifteen years old, respectively, arrived at Journey’s End in northern Vermont after twenty days spent walking the 200+ mile length of Vermont’s Long Trail. With the great support of their parents, Matt (who walked more than half the trail with them) and Pennie (who …

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