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Apr 30

Photo of the Week: Off Piste on Mozodepowadso

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA

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For many generations before the arrival of white settlers, the Abenaki referred to Vermont’s highest mountain as “Mozodepowadso”, which translates to Moosehead Mountain. For reasons not entirely clear (as investigated by VT’s Seven Days in July 2013), Big Mozo came to be called Mt. Mansfield in the mid-18th century – and the name has remained …

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Apr 02

Photo of the Week: Saying Farewell to Winter

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Even with mountain snowfall in the forecast for Friday night into Saturday – and next week, too – there’s no doubt that Spring is finally here. With this past Monday night’s fresh snow, and then relatively cold, powder-preserving temps prevailing through mid week, Wednesday shaped up to be one last fantastic day to be out …

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Mar 26

Photo of the Week: “Time to Ski, Dadda”

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Our two year old daughter, Maiana Snow, prepares for some top-of-the-mountain ski time after riding on her dadda’s back into a favorite powder stash along Vermont’s Green Mountain divide. After a skiing a few mellow pitches b/w our legs, or those of her good buddy Ian (see second photo), or whoever else is along that …

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Mar 18

Photo of the Week: Forrest Flying

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Yes, forest is usually spelled with one “r”, but in this case, it’s our friend Forrest we’re talking about here. Forrest likes to fly when descending a deeply snow covered and relatively steep hardwood forest, especially when there’s an abundance of flight-assisting ledges, downed trees and boulders scattered about…and especially when it’s mid March – …

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Mar 10

Photo of the Week: Sunset Session

Green Mountains, Vermont, USA©Brian Mohr/ EmberPhoto - All rights reserved

Two months into an unforgettable run of beautiful powder skiing here in Vermont’s Green Mountains, Dave Bouchard slides into a nice one – still as stoked as if he hadn’t seen it snow in weeks. For the first time since late December?, temps climbed above the freezing mark in the mountains today. All but the …

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