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Heather Atwell

Biography:

Communications manager Heather Atwell manages the magazine’s public relations efforts. She also writes the blog Outdoor Adventures for YankeeMagazine.com.

May/June 2013 Issue Names 317 “Best of New England — Editors’ Choice” Winners

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For 37 years, this Travel Guide to New England: Special Issue has been the most widely distributed and... Read More »

Yankee Magazine Names Massachusetts Establishments to 2013 “Editors’ Choice” List

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Dublin, NH (April 22, 2013)—Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands April 23, has announced this... 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 »

Night Skiing at Shawnee Peak and Sleeping in a Yurt on the Mountain

Night Skiing at Shawnee Peak and Sleeping in a Yurt on the Mountain

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9 out of 10 people enjoy hearing or saying the word “yurt.” I know this based on the... Read More »

Perfect Ski Day at Attitash

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When I chatted with local expert Corey Madden about his home mountain Attitash in Bartlett, New Hampshire, he... Read More »

Skiing Burke Mountain in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

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Last Saturday morning— after driving north and away from the heart of the Blizzard of 2013 the night... Read More »

Skiing Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire

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We all have our own internal temperature gauge. Some people can handle 30 degrees and some people cannot.... Read More »

Perfect Ski Day at Cannon Mountain

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A couple weeks ago, Martha Wilson shared her insider tips to experience the perfect ski day at Bretton... Read More »

Early-Season Snow Rituals

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Dear fellow skiers, riders and general snow lovers: It’s early winter 2012-2013 and we’ve got our work cut... Read More »

Red Chair Visits Yankee Magazine

Red Chair Visits Yankee Magazine

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On a late September day, the Red Chair made its way to the small town of Dublin, New... Read More »

Mmm Lobster

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Thumbs Up For Lobster

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W.S. Badger Company | Explore a New England Company

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If you walk by my office right now, you will smell a potpourri of cayenne and ginger (Badger... Read More »

It’s Officially Spring–And It Looks Like Spring Too

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Today is the Vernal Equinox, and it actually looks like spring. Normally in this part of New England,... Read More »

Woodstock, Vermont (Part 1): Shopping and Strolling

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Often referred to as the quintessential Vermont town by travel guides and magazines, Woodstock, Vermont, ups the aesthetic... Read More »

Spring Skiing Means Sunny Days, Fun Events and Maple Syrup

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The Spring Equinox is just a few weeks away, which gets “the winter that wasn’t” closer to being... Read More »

Surf or Ski Jay Peak Resort

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Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort is well known as a destination for skiers or riders in search of perfect... Read More »

Indentifying Animal Tracks (Unsuccessfully)

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As a person who loves the outdoors, I’ve always admired people who are astute observers of the natural... Read More »

New (Old) Resolutions for the Year

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There is no better time than a few days before the first of January to get my resolutions... Read More »

Holiday Gift List: Wrap Up an Outdoor Adventure

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In just a couple weeks, Yankee Magazine’s January/February issue will be on newsstands. It’s a not-so-serious guide to... Read More »

My Life as a Writer Groupie

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Some people are musician groupies and collect signed concert ticket stubs. I am a writer groupie and collect... Read More »

Favorite Outdoor Adventure Towns in Northern New England

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Kayaking, Climbing, Hiking, Mountain Biking in Northern New England—May through August The essential elements for a town to... Read More »

When It All Melts Away

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The March/April issue of Yankee Magazine features many of the more positive first signs of spring—maple festivals, swan... Read More »

New England Weather Patterns

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“If you don’t like the weather in New England, wait a few minutes.” – Mark Twain I first heard... Read More »

Tips for Teaching Young Kids How to Ski

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Keep reading for lots of information from ski and ride professionals. There are certain childhood memories that stand... Read More »

A Tip to Conquer Icy Ski Trails

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This is when focusing on the fluff is a good thing. You are at the top of a... Read More »