Tag Archive: solstice

Jun 21

Photo of the Week: Mid-Summer Arctic Dreams

Happy Summer Solstice everyone! We hope everyone is enjoying these longest and brightest days of the year…and that the nights b/w them filled with your wildest skiing dreams. (Does anyone else have vivid skiing dreams this time of year?) And here’s to living your wildest summer dreams… We captured this image while skiing and camping …

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Dec 22

Photo of the Week: Solstice Sacrifice

When a light mist turned to a steady rain on Wednesday afternoon, a few of us did not hesitate to continue up the mountain for some afternoon turns. We’ve learned over the years that skiing in the rain is always worth it. More than anything, it impresses the snow gods. (Prolific snows have followed many …

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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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Dec 22

Solstice, Skiing and Sauna

We made the most of the shortest day of the year by enjoying fresh tracks in some higher elevation, off-piste terrain that’s been tempting us for days, and by enjoying a nice wood-fired sauna with a few friends. The warmth and light of the sauna soothed our souls and recharged our bodies. And now, with …

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