Welcome to Newfoundland
By Olivier Dion and Thomas Thiery. Follow them at estski.ca (Translated from the French) In the imagination of many backcountry skiers, Newfoundland’s West Coast remains a mythical place. Many know there is as much skiable terrain as in Gaspésie and the snow is abundant, but few have skied there.... Read more
The wild people you meet on the Long Trail
Musings from a section of Vermont’s classic thru-hike By Jeremy Gansler Photo by Jamel Torres It was a three-hour drive to the trailhead. My dad drove us west, blazing through the gentle topography of western Massachusetts until we reached the Pine Cobble trailhead. We snapped a picture and began... Read more
Adirondack Rock with Mark Meschinelli
Story and photos by Steve Larson It’s 8:40 a.m., and I am running late on a sunny Friday. As I pull into the parking area of Poke-O-Moonshine, a small mountain in the northeastern Adirondacks, local climber and “Mayor of Poke-O” Mark Meschinelli stands beside his pickup truck, staring up... Read more
White Mountain Gnar
Attitash and Mt. Washington Valley Mountain Biking By Ian Ferguson Photos by Austin Perry New England isn’t known for its mountain biking. The loamy Northwest, the alpine meadows of the Rockies and the slickrock trails of the Southwest hold more appeal for the general mountain biking public. But for... Read more
Trailrunning: New York’s Fastest 46er
Interview by Matt McDonald Above: Looking out at a few of the 46 Adirondack 4,000-footers. Photo by Kevin McAvey. Right: Jan Wellford, 34, Keene Valley, NY, ran up those 46 peaks in under 4 days. At 9:46 p.m. on June 27, 2008, Jan Wellford summited the granite spine atop... Read more
Remote Slab Rock Climbing Areas of the White Mountains
Climb the slabs less traveled By David Lottman When most Northeast climbers think of slab climbing, they think of iconic Whitehorse Ledge. This 900-foot high cliff, only minutes from downtown North Conway, N.H., boasts dozens of high quality friction routes and sees a tremendous amount of traffic from early... Read more
Haynes on Everest: Part V
A crew of New Englanders led by Paul Giorgio is on Everest to gather footage for a traveling museum exhibit about the world’s tallest mountain. Along with accomplished filmmakers Scott Barber and Thom Pollard, Mount Washington Valley wildman Parker Haynes is there to assist in any way he can.... Read more
Haynes on Everest: Part IV
A crew of New Englanders led by Paul Giorgio is on Everest to gather footage for a traveling museum exhibit about the world’s tallest mountain. Along with accomplished filmmakers Scott Barber and Thom Pollard, Mount Washington Valley wildman Parker Haynes is there to assist in any way he can.... Read more
Haynes on Everest: Part III
A crew led by Paul Giorgio is headed to Everest to gather footage for a traveling museum exhibit about the world’s tallest mountain. Along with accomplished filmmakers Scott Barber and Thom Pollard, Mount Washington Valley wildman Parker Haynes is there to assist in any way he can. Haynes agreed... Read more
Haynes on Everest: Part II
A crew led by Paul Giorgio is headed to Everest to gather footage for a traveling museum exhibit about the world’s tallest mountain. Along with accomplished filmmakers Scott Barber and Thom Pollard, Mount Washington Valley wildman Parker Haynes is there to assist in any way he can. Haynes agreed... Read more