Tag Archive: wild

May 07

Photo of the Week: The Steep Season

You can always count on the White Mountains of New Hampshire for offering up some of the finest steep corn in the country this time of year. Terrain that is seldom safe and fun to ski mid-winter transforms into a candy store for skiers in springtime. Days like this often beg the question…if you had …

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Apr 22

Photo of the Week: Sliding into Spring

After a couple fantastic weeks of spring skiing across the Northeast, it was nice of Old Man Winter to throw us some fresh snow last week. Although the warmth of days prior (the equivalent of Mother Nature taking a blow torch to our snow pack) had drastically eroded our snow pack, the fresh snow had …

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Feb 20

Photo of the Week: Slip Sliding Away

The Adirondacks’ notoriously rock-, ice- and landslide-riddled terrain is finally starting to fill in with a respectable base of snow (better late than never!). It’s making for some incredibly fun skiing-oriented exploration of the many landslide paths opened and extended by Tropical Storm Irene last fall – like this little one featured here. Stay tuned …

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Jun 20

Photo of the Week: Skiing on the Solstice

With our skiing options rather limited in the northeast, we headed north on June 20th a few years back to research a story about Iceland’s emerging backcountry skiing industry and explore a range of wild mountains towering over the Greenland Sea. Close to midnight on June 21, we shouldered our packs and set off into …

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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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