Tag Archives: Vermont Backcountry Alliance

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…

“Leave No Trace”
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