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VTBC Press Coverage

Below is a list of stories, blog posts, podcasts and even short films featuring the ongoing work of Vermont’s evolving backcountry skiing & riding community. From the impressive grassroots efforts of RASTA (CTA/VTBC Chapter) to the broader goals of hut-to-hut skiing, backcountry ethics and mountain lands conservation statewide, the media’s coverage of the Vermont backcountry scene is greatly appreciated. Please direct any VTBC media-inquiries, or suggestions for this list, to Brian Mohr (brian-at-vtbc.org) or Amy Kelsey (akelsey-at-catamounttrail.org). Thanks!

2016

Northeast Kingdom Backcountry Coalition Gets to Work –Backcountry Magazine online – 11/22/16
Green Mountain Movement: VT’s Growing BC Scene –FREESKIER Magazine online – 11/21/16
Ski Free or Die: NH & ME Welcome the Granite Backcountry Alliance –Backcountry Magazine online – 11/14/16
Re-cap of the 4th Annual VT BC Forum – VT Ski & Ride Magazine – November 2016
4th Annual VT BC Forum to Highlight New Huts Initiative, BC Zones, Conservation – VTBC Facebook Page – 10/20/16
Huts/Cabins in Vermont (and Vermont Huts Association Forms!) – VT Ski & Ride – Fall 2016
New Vermont Huts Association(VHA) Seeks to Develop Hut System – VT Ski & Ride – Fall 2016
The Past, Present and Future of the CTA (VTBC, RASTA and beyond) – VPR’s Wintry Mix Podcast – August 2016
Profile: Holly Knox (US Forest and RASTA/VTBC/CTA/GMC Partnership) – Adventure Journal – September 2016
Backcountry Partnership in Braintree Mountain Forest – New England Forestry Foundation website – September 2016
Profile: Hardy Avery (Ski Trail Designer and Builder) – Adventure Journal – July 2016
Short Film: Shared Lines: The VT Backcountry Alliance – T-Bar Films – Winter 2015-16
Vermont Boasts 2 New Backcountry Skiing Zones – OnTheSnow.com – February 2016

2015

Backcountry Forum Attracts More Than 200 – Randolph Herald – Nov 12, 2015
LIVE from the 3rd Annual VT Backcountry Forum – VPR – “Wintry Mix” (Pod Cast #6) – Nov 9, 2015
Recap of 3rd Annual VT Backcountry Forum – Vermont Sports – Nov 8, 2015
Backcountry Community Builds Momentum – Mountain Times – Oct 29, 2015
Backcountry Celebration Coming to Rochester – Randolph Herald – Oct 29, 2015
Vermont Paves Way for National Leave No Trace Guidelines for Winter BC Travel – Winter Wildlands Alliance blog – October 2015
Illegal Glading Discovered in New Mexico Wilderness, Vermont Praised For Doing It Right – Outside Magazine (Online) – Oct 20, 2015
New Backcountry Ski Trail/Glade Policy Taking Shape in the Adirondacks –Lake Placid News – October 22, 2015
BC Skiers Prepare for 3rd Annual Backcountry Forum – Vermont Sports – October 16, 2015
RASTA Builds Support for BC Ski Zone – Mountain Times – Sept 8, 2015

Forest Service Approves New Glades Near Brandon Gap – Vermont Sports – Early October, 2015
RASTA Builds Support for BC Ski Zone – Mountain Times – Sept 8, 2015
BC Glading in Vermont – Teton Gravity Research – Aug 19, 2015
Campaign Deadline Approaches for Braintree Mtn BC Zone – Randolph Herald – Aug 27, 2015
RASTA/Braintree Couple Receive Stewardship Award – Randolph Herald – July 16, 2015
RASTA/VTBC Kick Off Campaign to Support New BC Zone – Unofficial Networks – July 2015
BC Community Releases Vermont Backcountry Ethics – Mountain Times -March 19, 2015
Vermont Backcountry Ethics Released – Backcountry Magazine – March 13, 2015
VTBC Promotes Vermont Backcountry Ethics – Vermont Sports – March 11, 2015
Vermont Backcountry Community Gets Organized – Freeskier Magazine – Online – February 2015
Adirondack Backcountry Skiers Look to the Future – Mountain Magazine Online – Mid-January 2015
Backcountry Magazine – January 8, 2015
RASTA and VT Backcountry Community Propose New Glades Near Rochester, VT – The Mountain Times (Killington region) – Early January 2015

2014

Vermont Sports – Dec 4, 2014
Vermont Edition on VT Public Radio – Dec 3, 2014
Randolph Herald – Nov 13, 2014
Splitboard.com – Nov 12, 2014
Backcountry Magazine – Nov. 7, 2014
Vermont Public Radio – Nov. 6, 2014
Mountain Times – Nov 5, 2014
Randolph Herald, VT – October 2014
VT Ski & Ride Magazine – October 2014
Powder Magazine – October 2014
The Mountain Times – August 2014
Stowe Reporter – August 2014
VT Ski & Ride Magazine – August 2014
The Mountain Times – April 2014 (Link coming soon)
Powder Magazine Online – April 2014
Vermont Sports – April 2014
Vermont’s Equal Time Radio – March 2014
First Tracks Online – March 2014
TelemarkTalk.com – March 2014
VT Agency of Natural Resources – Ripples Newsletter – Feb 2014 Issue
Seven Days – January 2014
VT Ski & Ride – Winter 2014 (link coming soon)

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