Tag Archive: wind

Feb 22

Photo of the Week: Snow-fire!

Thanks to several inches of snow falling in the mountains over the last several days, there’s been some nice fresh snow to be skied on wind-sheltered, snow-catching aspects. And where the wind is blowing, beauty abounds. The mountains caught fire on Tuesday as fresh snow clinging to the upper elevation canopy was stirred by steady …

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Dec 15

Photo of the Week: Powder is Back!

Since late Monday, light to moderate snowfall has been the rule over the higher elevations of the northeast. Terrain and aspects prone to catching more snow are shaping up again, and there is some very nice powder skiing to be enjoyed on wind-protected lines above 2500′. Where the wind is blowing, only 3-6″, rain-crusted base …

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Nov 24

A Bit of Snow On Its Way… After the Wind…and Turkey

“Damaging Winds” is the current forecast for the summit of New Hampshire’s Mount Washington today and tomorrow. There’s nothing like a 145mph wind gust to start off your day in late November! This cold, northwesterly flow of air comes in advance of another moisture-laden, low-pressure system that should start to drop some frozen precip (snow?) …

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