Tag Archive: Northeast

Dec 16

Photo of the Week: Deepcember 2014

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

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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Nov 21

Weekend Stoke: The Invisible Skier

Champlain Powder - Green Mountains, Vermont - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

It was a week full of powder storms in the higher elevations of Vermont and beyond. We even managed to spot the ever-elusive invisible skier. The intense snowfall must have temporarily short-circuited her cloaking device…Within moments, however, she disappeared again – with her tracks quickly disguised by the wind. Ski you out there. -Brian LIKE …

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Nov 18

Photo of the Week: Back(yard)country Ski Season Is Here

backyardcountry skiing, november, off piste, zero approach, marquettes

Thanks to a solid inch or two of fresh snow piling up close to home late last week, and with some well-worn Marquettes ready for action, we kicked off the backyardcountry ski season in style last weekend. The snow should be piling up in the higher elevations in the days ahead, with easily a foot …

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Sep 23

Photo of the Week: More Summer Powder Days

Thanks to an impressive string of well-aligned tropical storms in the north Atlantic this summer, the temptation to head for the southern Andes has been minimal. Four of the five major tropical systems (Arthur, Bertha, Cristobal and Edouardo) produced overhead surf (summer powder) conditions for many northeast locations, during their passage offshore. And several of …

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Sep 06

Photo of the Week: Mussel Picking

©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

Somewhere on the shores of the north Atlantic, we once spent the late afternoon waiting for a friend to pull himself from the fog and blowing snow of a developing spring storm that nearly swallowed him whole (long story, for another post sometime). Tempted to brave the weather for one more run in the clouds, …

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