Monthly Archive: December, 2010


Looking at the scenery from the midway point Doug looking for a line amidst thin conditions in the trees In the aftermath of the blizzard we received, I came to the realization that I had not… Continue reading

Ka Pow

My car in the morning With the holidays behind us and a big storm on the way, my girlfriend and I headed north Sunday afternoon hopeful to be riding fresh snow the following… Continue reading

Breakfast and Bouldering

No lights, no customers, no one at the desk…heaven One of the great things about being in my position is that you are constantly in the right spot to make quality connections in the… Continue reading

Luke Wins

Nate getting his tele gear dialed in The other morning I met Luke and Nate at Mount Wachusett.  Nate had been left super psyched on telemark skiing following the on snow demo, and… Continue reading

Friction Fix

Back home and as good as new If you climb as frequently as I do, and with as consistently poor footwork, you will find yourself wearing out climbing shoes at a pretty fast… Continue reading

Oooops…I did it again

Luke on the hike up I showed up at Wachusett Monday morning with the intention of meeting Luke to ski a few runs before heading to work.  Luke had some new skis I… Continue reading


One of the many trail junctions Sunday morning Luke and myself were looking to sneak in some quick skiing before having to deal with our holiday obligations.  Luke was off to a holiday party… Continue reading

On Snow Demo

Thursday was the Eastern Mountain Sports On Snow Demo at Mount Wachusett.  The On Snow Demo is an opportunity for Eastern Mountain Sports employees to come to Wachusett and sample the skis we will be… Continue reading

We Are Getting Closer

On Wednesday I met Luke for a pre-work skin and ski of Mount Wachusett.  The plan was to skin two runs before I would have to leave for work.  For the most part,… Continue reading

The Urban Climber

Nothing says urban climbing more than spray paint I have a certain affinity for urban climbing as my first true experience climbing came at the Quincy Quarries located just south of Boston.  In… Continue reading