Resource Playlist: Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast

We’re working on compiling a list of resources for those looking to explore the backcountry by skis and splitboards this winter. If you have a resource you’d like to see added, please comment or email We also seriously encourage everyone to take an Avalanche course before heading out into the backcountry.

Guidebooks & Maps

Local Organizations

Granite Backcountry Alliance (New Hampshire & Maine)

RASTA (Central Vermont)

Catamount Trail Association (Vermont)

Adirondack Power Skier Association (Upstate New York)

Barkeaters (Upstate New York)

Other Northeast Resources

Forecasting: Northeast Skiology

General Discussion: Backcountry Touring of the Northeast

Abandoned Ski Areas Repository: New England Lost Ski Area Project

A few videos we like:

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Mappy Hour and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. are teaming up to bring our community an introduction to backcountry skiing and riding from the local stories to foundational skills to get you started on your next winter adventure.

If you need a frosty beverage as you enjoy these video replays and trip reports, grab a Sierra Nevada brew from Drizly or visit your nearby Whole Foods.

Backcountry Touring