Tag Archive: may

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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May 29

Photo of the Week: Memorial Day Magic

The past weekend in the Northeast was pretty magical on many levels. It’s not often that Old Man Winter throws us a bone this late in the season. The rain that fell in the mountains prior to the changeover to snow also unleashed one of the more spectacular displays of waterfalls we’ve seen in the …

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May 05

Photo(s) of the Week: Thanks Mom!

Most of us who love to ski can probably attribute learning to ski, our interest in the mountains or even just our desire to go have some fun… to our mothers. For this alone, we should all be doing something extra special for our moms this weekend. Throw in the beautiful fresh snow currently falling …

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May 04

Backcountry Update: Winter’s Last Hurrah?

As Mother’s Day approaches, it looks like Mother Nature is treating herself to one last glimpse of winter’s beauty in the mountains. It will likely be snowing in the high Adirondacks just a few hours after I write this, and by midnight, it should be snowing steadily up high in the Greens and Whites, too…With …

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May 03

May in the Northeast Mountains

Life is good here in the Northeast when we are still skiing nearly top to bottom lines in May. And this past Sunday, whether you were climbing for turns in one of your favorite springtime playgrounds, riding lifts at Sugarbush, Killington or Jay – or simply skiing vicariously through others – skiers were kicking off …

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