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Nov 21

Weekend Stoke: The Invisible Skier

It was a week full of powder storms in the higher elevations of Vermont and beyond. We even managed to spot the ever-elusive invisible skier. The intense snowfall must have temporarily short-circuited her cloaking device…Within moments, however, she disappeared again – with her tracks quickly disguised by the wind. Ski you out there. -Brian LIKE …

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Mar 23

Photo of the Week: Blower

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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Jan 11

Why We Love Old Man Winter

While the January Thaw earlier this month hooked us up with a few pleasant, spring-like days, it also wiped out a good bit of our already thin snow pack. Then, while out skiing a few meager pasture strips last Tuesday (see first image below), snowflakes started to fly once again. It was as if Old …

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Dec 13

Backcountry Update: Fresh Snow is Falling

Life is good when fresh snow falls day after day after day – a pattern we might be settling into this week. With snow falling steadily across the northeast’s mountains by late in the day Monday, Tuesday morning promises to offer fresh tracks on established downhill ski trails and higher elevation nordic trails. Still, the …

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