Tag Archive: winter

Nov 18

Photo of the Week: Back(yard)country Ski Season Is Here

backyardcountry skiing, november, off piste, zero approach, marquettes

Thanks to a solid inch or two of fresh snow piling up close to home late last week, and with some well-worn Marquettes ready for action, we kicked off the backyardcountry ski season in style last weekend. The snow should be piling up in the higher elevations in the days ahead, with easily a foot …

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Nov 04

Photo of the Week: Binding Deep

Green Mountains, Vermont

Does it really matter how deep the snow is? In November, in Vermont…nope, it doesn’t. With as much as 20″ of snow falling in parts of North Carolina, and Maine, stoke was running high this past weekend. Locally, we picked up an inch or two, and that was all we needed. With plenty of fossil-fueled …

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Oct 14

Photo of the Week: Powder for Breakfast

Eamon Duane - Skiing powder in theGreen Mountains, Vermont - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto.com

Mad River Glen skier and Freeskiing Coach, Eamon Duane, enjoys a little morning powder for breakfast, under the dim light of sunrise on a very stormy winter morning in Vermont. It won’t be long now… LINK to “Like” AdventureSkier.com on Facebook. Thanks!

Oct 01

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum…Celebration…and Potluck!

2nd Annual Vermont Backcountry Forum

Hosted by the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (VTBC), Catamount Trail Association (CTA) and the Rochester Area Sports Trail Alliance (RASTA), the event promises to be a fun celebration of the coming winter season. Representatives from the VTBC, CTA and RASTA, will provide a series of updates around ongoing backcountry projects and programs in Vermont, which will …

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Aug 21

Friday Film Fix: Celebrating Human-Powered Skiing

If in need of a little skiing stoke, check out these relatively recent releases in the land of backcountry skiing media… First up is a sweet little ten minute film by Washington-based Jason Hummel, featuring a six day, descent-oriented spring ski traverse through the northern Cascades. Makin’ Bacon – Ski Traverse from Blum to Bacon …

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Apr 22

Photo of the Week: Sliding into Spring

Backcountry skiing in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, New York - ©Brian Mohr/EmberPhoto

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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