Tag Archive: powder

Dec 08

Film: Shared Lines – The VT Backcountry Alliance

Shared Lines: The Vermont Backcountry Alliance from T-Bar Films on Vimeo. Check out this recent release of T-Bar Films’ latest short film, which won the Best of Grassroots award from the Winter Wildlands’ Alliance Backcountry Film Festival, in Fall 2015. The film touches highlights the emergence of the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (VTBC), a new program …

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Mar 18

Photo of the Week: Forrest Flying

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

Yes, forest is usually spelled with one “r”, but in this case, it’s our friend Forrest we’re talking about here. Forrest likes to fly when descending a deeply snow covered and relatively steep hardwood forest, especially when there’s an abundance of flight-assisting ledges, downed trees and boulders scattered about…and especially when it’s mid March – …

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Mar 04

Photo of the Week: Midnight Pow Pow

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

Skier: Noah Ranallo It’s possible that Tuesday night (Mar 3) was the pinnacle of this winter season in Vermont. By 8pm, fresh snow from another passing weather system was piling up fast…freshening the surface of a deep snow pack unaffected by warm temps or wet precip for nearly two months. We knew that above freezing …

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Feb 15

Photo of the Week: Really Cold Smoke

© Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto

There’s nothing like a late-afternoon mission into some favorite local steeps on a windy, -5F degree afternoon in Vermont’s Green Mountains to get the powder flying… After 30+ days of cold and snow, snow, snow, it’s incredible how commonplace scenes like this have become. And it’s only mid-February. Ski you out there. -Brian LIKE AdventureSkier.com …

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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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