Tag Archive: remote

Feb 26

Skiing the Western Monts Chic Chocs, Quebec

A few years back, eager to check out terrain that we have been staring at from a distance for years (on prior hut trips in the region) we finally made it to the far western reaches of Quebec’s beautiful Monts Chic Chocs – beyond the boundaries of Parc Nacional de la Gaspesie. To kick things …

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Jun 20

Photo of the Week: Skiing on the Solstice

With our skiing options rather limited in the northeast, we headed north on June 20th a few years back to research a story about Iceland’s emerging backcountry skiing industry and explore a range of wild mountains towering over the Greenland Sea. Close to midnight on June 21, we shouldered our packs and set off into …

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Sep 22

New Englander Skis Upper Slopes of K2

Former Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont ski patroller, Dave Watson, successfully skied the upper slopes of K2, the world’s second highest mountain, this past summer – an impressive ski mountaineering feat by any measure. Dave has also put together a nice website chronicling his skiing adventures on Pakistan’s K2 and in the Himalaya. Check it out! LINK …

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