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Ski Free or Die! Mt. Washington Gets Dumped on Overnight

There’s great news for the East Coast, Mt. Washington just received 18” of October pow overnight.

The Mt. Washington Observatory put out a video of one of their workers digging through snow drifts of up to 6 feet deep trying to uncover some buried instruments. We hope he already found what he was looking for, because no offense to him, we also hope it keeps dumping.

Related: They're Skiing Ten Feet of Fresh Powder in AK

New England's tallest mountain and holder of the world’s 2nd highest recorded wind speeds (231 MPH!), is home to some classic East Coast skiing. Before there was heli-skiing, before there were even helicopters for that matter, Granite Staters were heading to Tuckerman Ravine with long wooden skis on their backs and leather ski boots on their feet. 80 years later, and it’s still one of the East Coast’s most popular backcountry skiing destinations. East Coast shredders should be getting their stoke on with this snow report and will hopefully be able to start snagging some early season turns if this winter weather holds up.

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Why Wild Barn Coffee Hosted an All-female Nude Ski Event
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Why Wild Barn Coffee Hosted an All-female Nude Ski Event

Why Wild Barn Coffee Hosted an All-female Nude Ski Event

This week in 'Women in the Mountains' we sat down with Wild Barn Coffee’s Jenny Verrochi who masterminded an underground women’s naked ski event. Sounds cheeky and chilly! Will Beihoffer photo. On March 20th, you could see a full moon on top of Bluebird Backcountry’s West Bowl. Well, 22 full moons to be exact. It was all part of a women's event focused on one beautiful, singular goal: skiing butt naked in the backcountry. The cheeky idea came from Jenny Verrochi, who’s based in Boulder,

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Taking Steps of Stoke With Lonnie Kauk
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Taking Steps of Stoke With Lonnie Kauk

Taking Steps of Stoke With Lonnie Kauk

Lonnie, taking that next stoked-out step. | Ikon Pass photo. Ikon Pass holder, professional snowboarder and rock climber, Lonnie Kauk grew up seeking magic lines throughout his native Yosemite Valley and surrounding mountains. From early turns as a 2-year-old with his grandfather to scoring a pass at Mammoth Mountain – and now an Ikon Pass for the 21/22 season – Lonnie continuously embraces one step of stoke after the next. The Ikon Pass crew sat down with Lonnie to discuss his journey

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​Colorado Ski Mountaineer Dies in Alaska Crevasse Fall
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​Colorado Ski Mountaineer Dies in Alaska Crevasse Fall

​Colorado Ski Mountaineer Dies in Alaska Crevasse Fall

A ski mountaineer from Ouray, Colorado died in a crevasse fall in Denali National Park earlier this week. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Mason Stansfield, who worked as a mountain guide for San Juan Mountain Guides in Ouray and as a guide in Alaska and was a beloved member of the Colorado climbing and skiing community. Stansfield and his partner were traveling unroped across a glacier when Stansfield fell through a snowbridge into a 100-foot deep crevasse on the Eldridge