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 Nov 17, 2023

The guest is the great Glen Plake, a US National Ski Hall of Fame skier. He is known for his appearances in ski films such as Greg Stump's 'The Blizzard of Aahhhs.' Plake has been named a pioneer of extreme skiing in America by ESPN.

Friday Nov 10, 2023

We hear from a number of those representing top ski products in a podcast recorded live at the Country Ski Expo.
The show runs Thursday, November 9th, 2023 – Sunday, November 12th, 2023 at:
389 Columbia Rd. (Route 53)Hanover, MA 02339
More info:

Friday Nov 03, 2023

Ray Stenson and Ray Stenson Jr. join the show to preview the upcoming Ski & Sport Expo  Veteran’s Day Weekend (11/9/23 – 11/12/23). For more info:

Skiing Legend John Egan

Friday Oct 27, 2023

Friday Oct 27, 2023

The guest is Milton, Massachusetts native John Egan, a member of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and the Vermont Ski Hall of Fame.

Todd Jones of TGR

Saturday Oct 21, 2023

Saturday Oct 21, 2023

Todd Jones joins the show to discuss Teton Gravity Research, the film production company he co-founded in 1995.

Friday Oct 06, 2023

A chat with the director of "The Blizzard of AAHHHs," Greg Stump, and one of the film's stars Mike Hattrup.

Friday Sep 22, 2023

It's a rare chance to look back on the legendary 1984 film "Hot Dog: The Movie" as the guests are Mike Marvin, writer and producer of the film; and Lynne Wieland, who played "Banana Pants" in the movie.

Back To (Ski) School

Monday Sep 11, 2023

Monday Sep 11, 2023

Kate Webber Punderson of Carrabassett Valley Academy and Claire Butler of Killington Mountain School join the show to discuss everything you need to know about ski school.

Olympic Skier Doug Lewis

Friday Aug 25, 2023

Friday Aug 25, 2023

Olympic skier Doug Lewis is the guest. He grew up on the slopes of Middlebury Snow Bowl, where his mom was an instructor and then went to. Green Mountain Valley School. He's a two-time Olympian and in 1985, he won the bronze in downhill at the World Championships.
More on Doug at

Friday Aug 11, 2023

Jess Wilson. the Appalachian Mountain Club's director of White Mountain Lodges and Camps, joins the show to talk about the history and mission of AMC.


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