Tag Archives: Backcountry

Tool of the Week: PowProject.com

sometimes figuring out where to go skiing feel's like a roll of the dice.  Where's the snow deep enough to not hit rocks?  Where are the freshies at? In the backcountry, it gets even worse: Will the snow be windswept? … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Carl's Cabin and New York Mountain Backcountry

UPDATE: If you're looking for more current trip reports, current avi conditions, other backcountry ski areas, or backcountry ski weather, please check out my new website (which is under construction) at www.PowProject.com This past weekend I did my first ever … Continue reading

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Tool of the Week: Topo Maps

There is no substitute for a good topo map and old fashioned compass.  Knowing how to use them is a basic skill for any outdoors person.  With that said, nothing beats being able to bust out your smart phone and … Continue reading

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Tool of the Week: NOAA hourly weather and point forecasts

Weather you're a data lover, or a flexible planner, I love using NOAA's hourly weather graph feature. Go to www.noaa.gov, type in your zip code (or city and state), and then scroll down and look on the right for "Hourly … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Hidden Valley Backcountry Skiing

UPDATE: If you're looking for more current trip reports, current avi conditions, other backcountry ski areas, or backcountry ski weather, please check out my new website (which is under construction) at www.PowProject.com This past weekend I had a great time … Continue reading

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