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Think there's been too much rain in the East for great skiing conditions? You're wrong! We ski Gunstock Mountain and rip great corduroy!

Resort Snapshot: Gunstock Mountain 01-13-15

Think there’s been too much rain in the East for great skiing conditions? You’re wrong! We ski Gunstock Mountain and rip great corduroy!

We avoid the NYE hangover, and get great skiing at Loon Mountain on amazing manmade snow...no lift lines, and the trails almost all to ourselves!

Resort Snapshot: Loon Mountain, 01-01-2015

We avoid the NYE hangover, and get great skiing at Loon Mountain on amazing manmade snow…no lift lines, and the trails almost all to ourselves!

December rain, warm weather, rotten skiing? Not true... our Resort Snapshot: Cranmore Mountain finds yes, limited trails open, yet great conditions!

Resort Snapshot: Cranmore Mountain, 12-30-14

December rain, warm weather, rotten skiing? Not true… our Resort Snapshot: Cranmore Mountain finds yes, limited trails open, yet great conditions!

More and more skiers are using Alpine Touring (AT--also called "randonée" ) or Telemark dkis or t with "skins" on the bases to climb hills before they ski down. Which eastern ski areas and resorts allow uphill travel, and which don't?

Earn Your Turns In The East!: Uphill Travel Policy At Ski Areas

More and more skiers are using Alpine Touring (AT–also called “randonée” ) or Telemark dkis or t with “skins” on the bases to climb hills before they ski down. Which eastern ski areas and resorts allow uphill travel, and which don’t?

Pats Peak vs Crotched Mountain: A side-by-side shootout to determine which of New Hampshire’s two southern New Hampshire family-friendly ski resorts comes out on top. Is it the steeps, the ski school, or the French fries?

Resort Comparison: New Hampshire’s Pats Peak vs. Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride

Pats Peak vs Crotched Mountain: A side-by-side shootout to determine which of New Hampshire’s two southern New Hampshire family-friendly ski resorts comes out on top. Is it the steeps, the ski school, or the French fries?

We test the new generation of American made Merino wool socks, and find them to be spectacularly good; time for you to update your sock drawer!

American Made Merino Wool Socks: Has A New Zealand Sheep Created A Manufacturing Renaissance?

We test the new generation of American made Merino wool socks, and find them to be spectacularly good; time for you to update your sock drawer!

Looking for a lightweight lantern for backcountry adventures? The UCO CLarus LED Lantern not only meets that need, but also works as a great flashlight!

UCO Clarus LED Lantern

Looking for a lightweight lantern for backcountry adventures? The UCO CLarus LED Lantern not only meets that need, but also works as a great flashlight!

The Hi-Tec Altitude Pro RGS is a new category for an old company; serious heavy-duty hiking boot from a company known for bargain prices. And, it works!

Hi-Tec Altitude Pro RGS : Can A Value Line Move Upscale?

The Hi-Tec Altitude Pro RGS is a new category for an old company; serious heavy-duty hiking boot from a company known for bargain prices. And, it works!

The Fjall Raven Funas Lite sleeping bag is tiny and light, and surprisingly warm. Even more surprising, we found it's best use was in WINTER!

Fjall Raven Funas Lite Sleeping Bag

The Fjall Raven Funas Lite sleeping bag is tiny and light, and surprisingly warm. Even more surprising, we found it’s best use was in WINTER!

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