The Spine of Vermont

By:  Greg
November 9, 2010 10:49 am | Category: Quick Update, Skiing

On Sunday before the current mess (but after the last) Ben, KC and I headed up to check out some of the highest terrain in Vermont; along the spine of its ancient peaks. To call it unequivocally great snow is impossible. It was loud. Was it bad? No. Sun, low winds, cold temperatures, and high speed turns for thousands of vertical feet is always good and always worth it.

KC wanted to be facing the other direction.
skin track faces the wrong way

This should be fun. Do I spy a namesake trail?
this should be fun.

“Skiing is fun when it’s sunny, there’s a deep snowpack on the ground, and no crowds,” thought KC. A light bulb simultaneously lit above her head.

Ben moved faster than 1/400 of a second could freeze apparently.
Ben Heads Down

KC gets a higher shutter speed accordingly.
higher shutter speed

As we descended into the shade, and hence put our cameras away, we turned up the throttle. Time to ski and time to stop taking pictures! Looking north before we made schuss though I was pleased to lay eyes on a few more spine high points to look forward to over the coming months. Can’t wait!
more spine high points

Thanks for checking out FIS! Look for a SPAM from this outing shortly!

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  1. stuckinjersey
    wrote on November 9th, 2010 at 12:44 pm  

    WhaaWhaaaaaaat! Out of control. This should be illegal or at least a pay site like all good ski porn.

  2. Paul
    wrote on November 9th, 2010 at 2:38 pm  

    Thanks for posting, loved the pics.

    • Greg
      wrote on November 9th, 2010 at 2:54 pm  

      Thanks Paul! Glad you enjoyed. Hope you can get out and enjoy it too!

  3. Anonymous
    wrote on November 9th, 2010 at 8:52 pm  

    Am I the only one who never knows where any of these trips are taken? Would love to here some locations mentioned!

    • powhounddd
      wrote on November 9th, 2010 at 9:28 pm  

      the first rule of schuss club is don’t talk about schuss club.

    • Greg
      wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 11:52 am  

      The mad river glen backcountry ;)

      Seriously though. The other anonymous has it.

  4. ml242
    wrote on November 9th, 2010 at 10:40 pm  

    Afternoon delight! Where’s the smoking jacket?

    • Greg
      wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 5:26 pm  

      lol. skyrockets in flight…

  5. Anonymous
    wrote on November 10th, 2010 at 10:41 am  
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