Backcountry


A November to Remember

Well, it certainly has been a November everybody in Stowe, Vermont will remember for quite some time to come. Breaking the record for most snow ever recorded on Mt. Mansfield, the hype was real. Here's a great story from Lew about an adventure up Whiteface in November: Story More

Backcountry: Whiteface Circle

January 24, 2016: Sunshine and good snowpack on our ski. Check it out here. More

Backcountry: Ranch Valley Rim Tour

January 16, 2016: The temperature oscillated above and below freezing depending on elevation. The snow base was solid and the cover, though marginal, was definitely skiable for the most part. Waxing was challenging as the fresh wet snow wanted to build up on ski bases, or offer zero grip depending ... More

Backcountry: Sterling Valley Loop

January 2, 2016: Finally, enough snow to ski on! Check us out on this Sterling Valley Loop. More

Backcountry “Ski” Tour

December 13, 2015: Snowless trauma has severely afflicted the backcountry ski fellowship this early winter for far too long. A few members are surviving these stifling conditions by stretching the definition of ski to include hiking boot. When all you’re handed is lemons, you can always make ... More