Tag Archive: thin cover

Nov 18

Photo of the Week: Back(yard)country Ski Season Is Here

backyardcountry skiing, november, off piste, zero approach, marquettes

Thanks to a solid inch or two of fresh snow piling up close to home late last week, and with some well-worn Marquettes ready for action, we kicked off the backyardcountry ski season in style last weekend. The snow should be piling up in the higher elevations in the days ahead, with easily a foot …

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Nov 04

Photo of the Week: Binding Deep

Green Mountains, Vermont

Does it really matter how deep the snow is? In November, in Vermont…nope, it doesn’t. With as much as 20″ of snow falling in parts of North Carolina, and Maine, stoke was running high this past weekend. Locally, we picked up an inch or two, and that was all we needed. With plenty of fossil-fueled …

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Oct 24

Photo(s) of the Week: Dreaming of a White Halloween

Green Mountains, VT

While a heavy dusting of snow lured at least a few of us into the mountains last weekend, some beautiful surf out on the coast, courtesy of Hurricane Gonzalo, kept many of us out of the mountains altogether. Fast grass? Or chest to head high peelers? Either way, it was hard to go wrong. Some …

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Jan 18

Photo of the Week: Redefining Northeast Skiing

This roller coaster of a winter season has had us skiing all kinds of terrain, with a great variety of all-natural snow conditions at play, at all elevations. From the fast grass of October to the fluffier days of Deepcember, to the high speed pasture ripping and dust-on-crust cruising of the past two weeks, Northeast …

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Nov 15

Photo of the Week: SNOWvember 2013

After a great week of skiing…on top of all of the other usual preparations for winter underway…we’re too wiped to say much this week. But the facts are simple… Approximately 12-30″ of progressively cold, fluffy powder fell upon the northern Green Mountains during this past week…with lesser amounts falling in the southern Greens, over the …

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