A Family Adventure


Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Jackson Family Ski

January 25, 2020
Emilie Phillips

Over the past few years, I have tried to run family friendly ski trips, but have gotten very little participation. This year Tyson and I decided to double down and run a whole series of family oriented ski trips. That way, even if we only get one family on the first trip, we can convince […]

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Jackson Family Ski

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January 25, 2020

AMC family cross country ski trip to Jackson NH. See the full writeup for more details.

Skiing in the rain: ski leader Telemark clinic

December 14, 2019
Emilie Phillips

What’s surprising about this weekend, was that everyone showed up. 12 of us AMC-NH ski leaders came out to practice our Telemark turns in the rain. We did spend extra time on indoor discussions. This trip is part of regular training provided by the NH AMC. PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) says instructors should […]

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Ski Leader Training

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November 24, 2019

One day event discussing safety for ski trips.

Glade Skiing off the Kancamagus

April 6, 2019
Tyson Sawyer

Another case of lemonade from lemons. Thor and I had planned an AMC-NH group trip on Saturday to ski Monroe Brook off the west side of Mount Monroe. Unfortunately, the forecast was calling for anywhere between 2 and 12 inches of snow on top of an icy surface with winds in the 50-70 mph range […]

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Crescent Ridge

March 30, 2019
Tyson Sawyer

A wise man once said: On Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 6:06 PM Nik Fiore wrote: > but you don’t know if you don’t go. The forecast was calling for a 50% +/- chance of mixed precipitation all day. Erik and I and 6 other dedicated souls were planning to ski the Granite Backcountry Alliance […]

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Crescent Ridge

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March 30, 2019

NH Chapter of AMC trip to Crescent Ridge glade