Tag Archive: warm

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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May 29

Photo of the Week: Memorial Day Magic

The past weekend in the Northeast was pretty magical on many levels. It’s not often that Old Man Winter throws us a bone this late in the season. The rain that fell in the mountains prior to the changeover to snow also unleashed one of the more spectacular displays of waterfalls we’ve seen in the …

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May 23

Gear Shed: Trail Runners and Wool Tees

We’ve been playing around with some impressive gear lately, and feel as though the Scarpa’s Spark trail running shoe and Smartwool’s PHD Wool Tees are well worth a plug. Without getting too carried away with the details here, we’ve got the following impressions to share. Feel free to click on the product image for more …

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Apr 30

Photo(s) of the Week: White Mountain Wanderlust

We’ve been feeling a bit of White Mountain Wanderlust lately, thanks in no small part to an incredible run of pleasant spring days that have produced corn-snow conditions on at least some aspects, daily. Over the last several days, especially, temperatures have been cool enough to allow for some re-freezing of the snow pack nightly, …

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Apr 05

Photo(s) of the Week: Winter’s Last Gasp?

Old Man Winter’s resiliency continued to produce excellent skiing at all elevations this past week. Whether skiing fresh powder in the higher elevations (thanks to 2-12″ of snow falling Mon pm – Weds am), taking shelter from the cold wind and snow squalls, or skiing corn on some of the last remnant pasture lines lower …

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