Archive for the 'Skiing' Category

The Hidden Woman of Héraðsvötn
March 7th, 2016 | By:  The F.I.S. | 1 Comment

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A farmer named Halldór and his wife Helga had two sons: Sigurd who was 7, and þordúrr who was 6. Just south of their farm there was a gravel hillock that fell into the Héraðsvötn river. At one point along the hillock there was a sheer drop. The two boys ... ...Read more

We’re With The Band
January 7th, 2016 | By:  Greg | 9 Comments

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I don't have to tell you animals that the most epic shows are wherever The Band sets up. Want to catch a killer show? Hit the road, and follow The Band. Sometimes The Band throws down a show at a smaller venue for the groupies out in the American heartland. ... ...Read more

VTah Part IX: The Goodest Snow on Earth!
February 20th, 2015 | By:  Greg | 9 Comments

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This blog has always frowned at the superlative degree of comparison. It's not because we are party-poopers or Debby-downers. It's because we love skiing on the East Coast, and we firmly believe that when a noisy authority resorts to phrases like "all-time" or "best ever" or "as good as it ... ...Read more

Mark it “FD”
February 11th, 2015 | By:  Peter | 3 Comments

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Recently, while out tromping around the neighborhood I noticed a new land-slide on this mountain with a Vermont State Quarter on it.  I think this is the slide's first Winter. And that got me thinking about really important questions, like: - At what elevation do deer turn into elk? - Why did the ... ...Read more

High (of Minus) Five
January 8th, 2015 | By:  Greg | 3 Comments

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With a high of minus five... ...inside it's easy to stay. But with snow like this it's time to make hay. The pow might not last long, so don't delay. Plenty of good snow to be had near the Peak they call..... _________ #backbush

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