Tag Archive: powder

Apr 01

Photo of the Week: Camo Skier

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

This past week wrapped up another one of the greatest stretches of Northeast powder skiing in recent memory. And even as our precious powder gave way to last weekend’s not-so-powdery storm (although the High Peaks of the Dacks scored 12″+), the skiing was still surprisingly sweet for those who headed for the mountains anyway…(below the …

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Mar 23

Photo of the Week: Blower

Powder skiing in Vermont's Green Mountains - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

Winter reached an unforgettable crescendo over the weekend after 10-20″+ of perfect-density powder snow piled up in the preceding 48 hours across many high elevation Northeastern locales. In the most snow-catching and wind-loaded drainages and gulleys, the snow was nearly bottomless…and blower – billowing well overhead and blinding anyone following behind you. Here’s a quick …

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Mar 14

Photo of the Week: There’s No Powder in Vermont

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

This week’s storm produced (and continues to produce) some of the most enjoyable snow-sliding conditions of our lifetimes. Here’s an image captured around 8:30am on Thursday morning in Vermont’s Green Mountains. It’s a good thing we sharpened those skis Wednesday night. The Ice Coast was going off. Enjoy the deep snow pack out there in …

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Feb 26

Photo of the Week: Two Feet on the Roof

While sorting through some photographs from the mid-February storm cycle here in the Northeast, this one caught our eyes. It’s the view out a two foot by two foot domed skylight above the pantry in our home, while buried by more than two feet of freshly settled snow on the roof. It’s pretty cool to …

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Feb 18

Photo of the Week: Valentine’s Day Storm

The 2014 Valentine’s Day Storm dumped as much as 30″ of snow across areas of Vermont and the Northeast – coating the region with a much needed base layer of snow, bringing skiing in the steeps back to life, and giving skiers like 13 yr old Turner Barbour (photo) a taste of some of the …

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Feb 08

Photo of the Week: Sweet Powder Snow

Wednesday’s storm treated many mountain areas of the Northeast to 6-12″ of fresh snow, and the off-piste skiing, especially, has improved dramatically. There’s still little to no base in many mid to lower elevation zones, but in some areas higher up, it’s finally starting to look a bit more like mid winter. Here’s an image …

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