Category Archives: Skiing/Snowboarding

Deep into April, many ski resorts remain open

It might be the middle of April, but many New England ski resorts are still going strong throughout this week. And more plan to re-open this weekend. According to an article on Boston.com, a total…

Vermont ski resorts had most snowfall in continental U.S.

During the 2014-15 ski season, it wasn’t the West that was best. It turns out Vermont ski resorts received the most snowfall in the continental U.S. during this ski season. And Vermont’s Jay Peak received…

Rescues of lost hikers, skier in Adirondack search & rescue report

The following Adirondack Forest Ranger Search and Rescue Report from the week of April 6 to April 12, 2015, is provided by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Warren County Lake George Wild Forest Town of Lake…

A spring skiing adventure on Mount Washington

Jon Miller, a writer, photographer and filmmaker who publishes the blog “Death Cookies: reports from them yonder mountains” recently sent us an account of a memorable three-day ski trip he and friends took to New Hampshire’s Mount…

Tuckerman “Inferno” set for this Saturday

The Tuckerman Inferno, considered one of the toughest adventure races in the country, is scheduled to take place this Saturday. While classic American Inferno races, which were popular in the 1930s, are top-to-bottom ski races only,…

X Games champ wins 2015 Dumont Cup

Back-to-back X Games gold medalist Bobby Brown, of Colorado, won the 7th annual Dumont Cup at Sunday River last weekend. Amateur freeskier Teal Harle and X Games medalist James Woods took second and third, respectively. Brown’s winning slopestyle run…

Six avalanches on Mount Washington Sunday

At least six avalanches occurred on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington on Sunday, with four of them being triggered by humans and one resulting in injuries, according to a report from the Mount Washington Avalanche Center.…

Sunday River, Loon and other major resorts could be sold

Several major Northeast ski resorts could soon be for sale, according to an article in the Maine Sun Journal. A real estate investment trust that’s reportedly considering getting out of the ski resort business could sell…

VIDEO: Vermont backcountry snowboarding film

The word “epic” gets tossed around much too easily nowadays. But, with its historic snowfall, I think we can all agree that the winter of 2015 has been nothing short of “epic” here in the Northeast.…

Skier dies in 60-foot fall at Wildcat Mountain

A skier participating in a Make-A-Wish fundraising event at New Hampshire’s Wildcat Mountain died Monday morning after falling over a 60-foot drop. According to an article on WMUR.com, the skier, Samuel Moore, 34, of North…

Skiing the East’s longest trails

With warmer, longer days on the horizon, skiers are dreaming of spring days spent enjoying long trails that go for miles. Literally. An article on NorthJersey.com, recently profiled the best long skiing trails in the…

Dumont Cup to be held at Sunday River March 27 & 28

The 7th annual Dumont Cup – the biggest freeskiing event on the East Coast – will be held at Maine’s Sunday River on March 27 & 28. Created by X Games champ and quarter-pipe height world…