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$42 Tickets at Killington

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Hot off my email inbox… If you ask me, $42 for a day of skiing at Killington is... Read More »

A Fall Trail Run

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There are people who hike year-round. I am not one of those people. For me, fall is the... Read More »

A Must Read for Skiers: Spalding Gray’s It’s a Slippery Slope

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I miss Spalding Gray. I never knew him personally, but I loved what he wrote. I also miss... Read More »

A Relaxing Vacation

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With a week and a half off to play, I hoped to trek across New England and ski... Read More »

A Tip to Conquer Icy Ski Trails

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You are at the top of a double black diamond–your favorite trail after the groomers lay down fresh... Read More »

Applying Sunscreen

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I am one of the fairest of them all — fairest skinned that it is. Well, maybe not... Read More »

Bad Excuses Not to Ski

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As an official ski blog writer, I probably should have been skiing at least once already. This is... Read More »

Best Snow Resorts for Families

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The first wave of ski excitement started appearing a few weeks ago. It’s usually inspired by the change... Read More »

Cheap Lift Tickets to Ski and Ride in New England

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I am from upstate New York. And not the upstate that is one to two hours from Manhattan.... Read More »

Cheap Season Pass Deals

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Class V Whitewater Rafting on the Dead

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I’ve made the trek to The Forks, Maine, twice to whitewater raft on the Dead River. The Dead... Read More »

Coming Home From My Western Ski Vacation

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Last week I headed out west to the Lake Tahoe, California, region for some spring skiing. I really... Read More »

Cross Country Skiing on the Catamount Trail in Vermont

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This past weekend, I finally cross country skied on the Catamount Trail. I’ve seen the blue blazes with... Read More »

Cross-Country Skiing, XC Skiing, Nordic Skiing: By Any Name, Learn How This Winter

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No matter what you call it, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, or xc skiing, winters like this one–where we... Read More »

Day Dreaming About Hang Gliding

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Though I have never gone, I used to day dream about soaring through the air – hang gliding.... Read More »

Discounted Lift Tickets at Ski Resorts

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Skiing or riding can be an expensive hobby, but there are ways to get discounted lift tickets, especially... Read More »

End of Ski Season | Snow Snow and No Snow

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During the heart of winter, it’s common for me to field questions about my weekend winter activities. But... Read More »

Fall Foliage in New England

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According to a non-expert (me), this one of the most remarkable foliage displays in recent memory. The reds... Read More »

Favorite Outdoor Adventure Towns in Northern New England–May through August

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What are the essential elements for my list of adventure towns? They must include water and/or mountains. What... Read More »

Favorite Ski Songs

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There are two types of people in this world. There are people who always have a song playing... Read More »

First Hike of the Season

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It’s mind boggling to me that Mount Monadnock is the second most hiked mountain in the world and... Read More »

First Run Around the Lake

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I cannot claim that I have a tradition just yet, but if I remember to do the same... Read More »

Free Skiing at Okemo on April 1

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What could be better than skiing for free at Okemo? How about skiing for free and donating some... Read More »

Going with the Flow

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Going with the Flow I thought I wanted to paddle down fierce whitewater rivers. It looked like a... Read More »

Hat, Gloves, Skis, Boots, Poles

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Hopefully, hearing about the snowfall earlier in the week, or seeing it yourself, has inspired you to make... Read More »

Head to The Balsams in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire for a Cross Country Ski Feast

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I spent a quick getaway at The Balsams in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, about six years ago and... Read More »

I Want To Ride My Bicycle

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Back in the day, all my friends rode mountain bikes. I upgraded from my post college mountain bike,... Read More »



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