Tag Archive: new york

Mar 08

Adirondack High

As we shared a couple of weeks back (link), the late-winter snow pack in the Adirondacks has been luring us to explore some of the many new landslide paths created by Tropical Storm Irene last August. And after several recent adventures in the Dacks, it’s become clear that Irene has dramatically expanded the scope of …

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Dec 13

Backcountry Update: Fresh Snow is Falling

Life is good when fresh snow falls day after day after day – a pattern we might be settling into this week. With snow falling steadily across the northeast’s mountains by late in the day Monday, Tuesday morning promises to offer fresh tracks on established downhill ski trails and higher elevation nordic trails. Still, the …

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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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Nov 12

Gear Giveaway: Winter 10/11 – How Deep?

We all know it can snow a lot in the northeast – and the powder can be absurdly deep – but we rarely go through a winter without a bit of rain and warm weather washing away at least some of the snowy gains we’ve made. Still, the snow can really pile up, and during …

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