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Oct 24

Photo(s) of the Week: Dreaming of a White Halloween

Green Mountains, VT

While a heavy dusting of snow lured at least a few of us into the mountains last weekend, some beautiful surf out on the coast, courtesy of Hurricane Gonzalo, kept many of us out of the mountains altogether. Fast grass? Or chest to head high peelers? Either way, it was hard to go wrong. Some …

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Feb 12

The Next Generation: Like Father, Like Daughter

With the recent return of snow in the lower elevations, a great variety of human-powered skiing opportunities have opened up in our backyards, on sloped pastures, and within our town and state parks close to home. First timer Jamie Bouchard, 11, was introduced to backcountry skiing by her dad this past weekend at historic Little …

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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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Oct 29

Photo(s) of the Week: Sandy Ushers in Winter

After wandering by a TV today for the first time in weeks (months?), it was nice to see someone smiling about the fact that several feet of snow was expected to fall over the central Appalachians Monday and Tuesday. In light of Sandy’s devastating impacts on many areas in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, one positive …

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Oct 16

Photo of the Week: Ultra-Thin Cover

Another round of fresh snowfall blanketed the higher elevations of the Northeast this past weekend. And while it didn’t amount to more than an inch or two – aka ultra-thin cover – the combination of the ground being more frosted and the snow being denser than last week made for even smoother skiing. Word on …

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Oct 08

Photo(s) of the Week (Updated): Fresh Snow… First Turns!

Thanks to fresh snow falling across the highest elevations of the Northeast on Sunday night, snow sliders enjoyed some of their first turns of the season on Monday. And while Old Man Winter welcomed us back with only a few inches of snow at the highest elevations (4-6″ atop the porch railing of a cabin …

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