All articles tagged as 'East Coast Ski Touring'

Shooting Chutes with Cupid’s Arrows
February 14th, 2012 | By:  Greg | 2 Comments

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It's Valentine's Day and that means it's time to go shooting chutes with Cupid's arrows attached to your feet! To celebrate the day, we went out for a hike to see what we could find in the fog (which, incidentally, seems to be something of a tradition on FIS). At ... ...Read more

TR: Skiing Between The Lines
February 9th, 2012 | By:  Greg

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For Super Bowl Sunday, myself and a crew of adjunct FIS including Pete, Jake and Jessie, along with two fellas from EasternBackcountry, Austin and Drew, had big plans to ski big(ger) lines (than we’ve skied this season). The mountain had other plans however, and it generally doesn’t like to compromise. ... ...Read more

TR: Give Us an Inch, and We’ll Schuss a Foot
January 9th, 2011 | By:  Greg

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We did our homework last week, and as a result were able to harvest some New England alpine powder. The skiing was sublime but nerve racking, and required every last bit of our avalanche smarts to ensure safety. Click the picture or here to read Give Us an Inch, and We'll ... ...Read more

Mount Washington Powder Harvest VIDEO — April 2010
April 25th, 2010 | By:  Allen | 17 Comments

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While some people have pulled out the kayak, dusted off the mountain bike, or pulled out the golf clubs, the FIS crew has been hard at work harvesting corn and the much more elusive April crop: powder. We were forced to endure mild sunny days and mild blizzards up on ... ...Read more

Warming Up
March 16th, 2010 | By:  Greg | 4 Comments

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Things have really been heating up in the mountains recently. The sun is getting higher, and the snow is getting VERY soft. Today we decided to hit something we have had our eye on a line all year. We ran into Jack Morris of Northshore Magazine on our way, and it ... ...Read more

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