New England Ski Journal’s Basecamp

Eric Wilbur and Mike Specian bring the high country to life with their authoritative coverage of the New England ski scene. News, gear, tips, analysis and more from across the active ski industry.

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Friday Apr 05, 2024

The guest is 'Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast' author David Goodman. His first guidebook became a cult classic among Eastern powder seekers and garnered two national awards. It is considered the only comprehensive guide to the best backcountry ski and snowboard tours in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, New York and Massachusetts.
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Friday Mar 29, 2024

Henry Schniewind is a Massachusetts native who went on to become an internationally renowned snow and avalanche expert. He studied avalanche forecasting at Montana State University and Boston University. Following this, he moved to the French Alps where he works as an off-piste ski guide. He's the director of Henry’s Avalanche Talk and a conference speaker on risk management.
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Friday Mar 22, 2024

Donna L. Weinbrecht won the first gold medal awarded in the first Olympic mogul competitions in freestyle skiing in 1992. She was also World Champion in 1991 and a five-time World Cup moguls season champion (1990–92, 1994, and 1996).

Ben White: 'Today's Ski Bum'

Friday Mar 15, 2024

Friday Mar 15, 2024

Ben White, a Massachusetts-born skier who as a teenager completed the rare achievement of skiing down all 48 of New Hampshire's 4,000-foot peaks, joins us. He is now the founder and CEO of White Cloud Concierge.

Friday Mar 08, 2024

Bryan Van Dorpe has been the Executive Director of Youth Enrichment Services (YES) since 2008. Prior to joining YES, Bryan was the Executive Director at the South Boston Neighborhood House. He joins the show to talk about bringing skiing to kids who would otherwise not have access to the sport.

Friday Mar 01, 2024

Former 'Outside' magazine editor Gordy Megroz has written the 'ultimate skier and snowboarder bucket list,' from runs in Utah, to Switzerland, with experiences for all levels.

Ry Young of Mad River Glen

Friday Feb 23, 2024

Friday Feb 23, 2024

Ry Young, Marketing and Events Manager at Mad River Glen in Vermont, joins the show to talk about the resort's 75th anniversary.

Friday Feb 16, 2024

New England Ski Museum Executive Director Tim Whiton joins the show to talk about his role as the steward of ski history in the northeast.

Friday Feb 09, 2024

Stowe Ski Patrol Director Craig Fisher and longtime patroller and Stowe historian Brian Lindner join the show to discuss the patrol's 90th anniversary.

Friday Feb 02, 2024

The guest is Skiing Hall of Famer Kristen Ulmer, who grew up in Henniker, New Hampshire, went on to an extreme skiing career, and now is an expert in discussing fear.


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