Tag Archive: mid winter

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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Apr 27

Photo of the Week: Somewhere in the South Tirol

After pedaling our bikes out of Switzerland’s beautiful Engadin Valley and into the Austria-Italy border region, a week long corn cycle is luring us higher than usual into the mountains of the South Tirol and Ortler zones. Down in the valleys, fruit trees are blooming, cows are being turned out to pasture and people of …

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Feb 08

Pasture Ripping and Meadow Skipping

Pasture ripping… While our snowpack might continue to be thin (especially across southern New England and in the lowest elevations…yikes!) we’ve been making the most with what we’ve got, and feeling fortunate that at least we’ve got some snow to work with! (i.e. It could be much worse.) Alpine ski area trails across the Northeast …

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Feb 09

Photo of the Week: Northeast Off-Piste

It’s mid-winter, and with an above-average (and growing!) snow pack coating most of our northeastern mountain areas, the off-piste terrain at all elevations is skiing incredibly well. (The powder, chopped-powder and packed-powder conditions at most northeastern ski areas are also well worth skiing!) Creeks and brooks are filling in, the brush and logs of the …

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