Tag Archives: Catamount Trail Association

Backcountry skiers ready for winter adventure
Local News
November 8, 2017

Backcountry skiers ready for winter adventure

By Evan Johnson

Volunteers maintain glades at the Brandon Gap, Saturday, Nov. 4.

By Evan Johnson

Backcountry skiers and other off-piste enthusiasts came out in force for the fifth annual Vermont Backcountry Forum on Saturday, Nov….

Sports
October 16, 2015

National Forest backcountry ski gets OK

By Evan Johnson

GOSHEN/ROCHESTER — A proposed backcountry skiing glade in the Green Mountain National Forest took a step forward early this month when it received approval from U.S. Forest Service officials.

The project, created out of a growing local interest in expanding and preserving…

RASTA builds support for new backcountry skiing zone
Sports
September 8, 2015

RASTA builds support for new backcountry skiing zone

Courtesy of ©Ember Photography

Glading is underway in Braintree Mountain Forest.

Project is the first of its kind in Vermont

ROCHESTER—With just a few weeks to go in its summer-long fundraising campaign in support of the new Braintree Mountain Forest…

“Leave No Trace”
Featured
March 19, 2015

“Leave No Trace”

©Ember Photography

A backcountry skier enjoys powder turns between the trees earlier this year. Partnering organizations are promoting safe and responsible backcountry practices statewide.

Ethics promote backcountry safety and responsible use of Vermont’s winter mountain environment

In…