Tag Archive: skiing

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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Jan 05

Photo of the Week: Cold, Smokey Friday

Between the rather persistent cycles of not-so-snowy weather, Northeast skiers have been treated to some truly beautiful shallow-powder days this season. Unusually cold temperatures have accompanied most of these fresh snow days, giving the snow an especially cold and smokey consistency – and the appearance that it’s a lot deeper than it actually is. Last …

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Nov 05

Photo(s) of the Week: Halloween Turns, Family Style

Had the big orange blob on the weather radar been another 100 miles to our west, we would have had time to continue searching around our crawl space for some spooky monster masks to wear out skiing… But for the sake of staying dry, especially with Lil’ Maiana in tow, we could linger no longer. …

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Aug 26

Photo/Video of the Week: First Turns of the Season…on Grass Clippings

It seems Marquette Season is off to a particularly early start this time around. Sure, we’ve had some cool nights lately across the north country, but it’s hard telling what is inspiring folks to ski weeks before the first heavy frosts of the season. Then again, Marquette Backcountry Skis defy winter. They make skiing on …

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Jul 05

Photo of the Week: New Ski Trails in the Adirondacks?

The newly formed Adirondack Powder Skier Association (APSA) is embracing the evolution of skiing in the Northeast while providing a growing voice for the backcountry skiing community in the Adirondack Mountain region. In response to the relative dearth of accessible backcountry skiing terrain and trails for skiers of all abilities, the APSA is advocating for …

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