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Feb 26

Photo of the Week: Two Feet on the Roof

While sorting through some photographs from the mid-February storm cycle here in the Northeast, this one caught our eyes. It’s the view out a two foot by two foot domed skylight above the pantry in our home, while buried by more than two feet of freshly settled snow on the roof. It’s pretty cool to …

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Aug 28

Photo of the Week: Do Big Tomatoes Mean Big Snow?

Let’s hope so…because by the looks of this giant mutant heirloom beauty, we’re in for one heck of a snowy winter. Perhaps this is how the folks at the Farmer’s Almanac come up with their latest predictions for the Northeast. Hmmm… -Brian Follow this LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

Feb 06

Photo of the Week: From Skiing in the Rain to Blue Sky Powder

Thanks to nightly snow showers late last week, nearly a foot of fresh snow loaded into many higher elevation nooks and crannies across the Northeast by Saturday morning. And with high pressure prevailing and blue skies overhead this weekend, it was hard to imagine that we were skiing in the rain, sleet (and hail?) just …

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Mar 08

From Big Flood to Big Snow

Winter in the northeast…what a world of contrasts! While skiing in the pouring rain on Sunday morning here Vermont’s Green Mountains, it was hard to imagine that we would be skiing in some of most unforgettably deep and beautiful snow just twenty fours later. Then again, we are not the least bit surprised. The first …

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Feb 18

45 Days of Powder Skiing!

As much as it is always a wee-bit sad to see our deep and powder-coated snow pack at the mercy of the warm air upon the northeast right now, we have much to celebrate. First, leading up to this 36-hour warm up, conditions off-piste and in the backountry, especially in sheltered higher elevation zones, have …

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Feb 09

Backcountry Update: Mid-Winter Madness

It’s been snowing steadily since early January. Snow depths are now well above average in most northeastern locations, and the forecast is for continued wintry weather for at least a good week ahead. This is the time to ski… Save the chores til springtime. Cash in on some vacation time. And get out there. Apparently, …

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