By Kirby Daly If you are like me, you grew up taking some fall line filled turns down the infamous race trail, North American. Shooting directly uphill from Mid-Mountain Lodge, North American spanned 15 acres and had a mixture of vertical terrain with rolling knolls, steep fall lines and an epic valley view. But where in the world did North American go? It didn’t go anywhere … Continue reading Where the Frank did North American Go?
By Charlie Reetz As the Snow Reporter, I don’t get many late nights because I have to be in the office by 5:30am. It’s become a rejuvenating routine to start the day that early and fall asleep before 9pm while everyone else might be out on the town. Though if I were to do that every day I would not have a social life, and … Continue reading The Midnight Hour
By Charlie Reetz Everyone who skis and snowboards expects to have the most fun possible right on their first run. It continues until you’ve tired yourself out and you go to après to have even more fun. What some may forget or overlook is the process and preparation of shredding the gnar. Such things as driving 4 hours north from the city or constructing the … Continue reading The Labor of Love
By Charlie Reetz and Kirby Daly To me the world is a visual place. When I was six years old I was fascinated when my grandfather bought a Pentax K1000 for my birthday and since then I’ve always wanted to put the world into frame. Every detail came into mind when taking a photo including lighting, positioning, depth of field, etc. The purpose is to … Continue reading Meet Your New Snow Reporters
By Courtney DiFiore This weekend is calling for snow upwards to 5 inches by Sunday morning. Can you believe that? Despite our first snow last weekend, I’ve still neglected to switch my all-season tires for winter. I can’t possibly be the only one behind the eight ball on this one. Actually, now that I think of it, I did overhear a co-worker making an appointment … Continue reading Time for snow tires
By Adam Wanamaker What is a glade skiing, powder-stash steward to do when the snow melts in southern Vermont? The most obvious answer is to go hiking. Hiking is relaxing. It affords 360o movement on the mountain, an opportunity to explore and discover hidden nooks and crannies typically buried in the winter, a chance to meet some of the diverse wildlife and discover the down-right mesmerizing … Continue reading Let’s Ride!
By Erin Morley I started skiing in fourth grade when my mom signed me up for night skiing at our local mountain. Nobody in my immediate family skis, but my best friend skied and my mom thought I might like it. I did! I would say the only negative thing about my skiing in the early days was that I took one, maybe two lessons, … Continue reading Two Sport Sunday