Skiing

By Everett Potter The town of Jackson, New Hampshire has the bucolic look of a 19th century town that seems to have been the model for a Currier & Ives print. The visual inventory includes two covered bridges, surrounding snow-capped hills and mountains, and a handful of charming country inns

By Brian E. Clark In the early 1990s, Robin Craigen was living a nautical dream, captaining the Endless Summer II, a 72-foot Irwin sailboat, in the British Virgin Islands and working with the woman – the boat’s chef – who would become his wife.  “We did that for four years,”

By Brian E. Clark In the spring of his senior year at the University of New Hampshire, Bryn Carey drafted a business plan for a ski rental and delivery company. Carey, who had a strong entrepreneurial bent, had operated his own root beer business in high school. So he didn’t

By Jules Older I’ve always felt that American food is seriously underappreciated. Is there anything better than a juicy hamburger, medium rare? Than just-picked corn on the cob, lightly salted and buttered? Than watermelon munched on the deck, followed by a seed-spitting competition? Clearly not. Though if you talk to

By Everett Potter The big news out of Park City, Utah is that the Sundance Film Festival, the most important forum for independent films in the world, is going virtual this year. Given the situation with the Omicron variant, it comes as little surprise. While this is disappointment to the

  By Iseult Devlin Ski areas have finally gotten some good snow to kick off Winter 2022. But, while this season is looking more normal than last year, Covid protocols are changing quickly due to the recent uptick in cases. There are still no masks required in lift lines, but

By Everett Potter The resort town of Stowe, Vermont has long offered an idyllic Currier & Ives kind of experience, a small and charming village with its share of red cottages, white Greek Revival houses. Then add some cute shops, restaurants, bars and brewpubs, tossing in the Vermont Ski &

By Everett Potter Montana got its first true luxury lodge today with the opening of Montage Big Sky. Set within Big Sky  resort’s 3,530-acre Spanish Peaks enclave, the$400 million resort  has an amazing array of experiences for every season, including ski-in/ski-out access to Big Sky Resort’s 5,850 skiable acres, three

  By Everett Potter Cross country skiing really took off last winter. First-timers eager for exercise and fresh air during the pandemic headed for local cross country centers. Those who had left their skis in a dustry corner of the garage rediscovered the sport, making tracks in the White Mountains,

By Brian E. Clark Jim Vick, operations manager at Lutsen Mountains (lutsen.com), has had numerous opportunities  to work at western ski resorts. And it’s not that he wasn’t tempted. But Lutsen’s perch on the northwest shore of Lake Superior and its location next to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, which