The Length of Vermont on Skis

VTBC Working Group

The VTBC Working Group is a diverse group of dedicated backcountry skiers and riders, including representatives from the Catamount Trail Association (CTA), the Rochester Area Sports Trails Alliance (RASTA) and other VTBC partners. This group is currently the guiding force behind the VTBC as it continues to evolve. If you support the VTBC’s evolving efforts, and you are interested in being actively involved with the VTBC Working Group, please contact us

Ski-EO / Primary Media Contact 
Brian Mohr – EmberPhoto/

Landowner Relations/Terrain Management Team
Hardy Avery – Sustainable Trailworks
Ned Houston – Houston Consulting
Angus McCusker – Maple Ridge Solutions/RASTA
Lars Bruns – Mad River Glen

Outreach Team
Greg Maino – CTA
Dan McKinley – RASTA
Emily Johnson – EmberPhoto/
Louise Linthilac – Pro Skier/Community/Events
David Goodman – Author/Writer/BC Skiing Advocate

Conservation Team
Pete Antos-Ketchum – Green Mountain Club (GMC)
Luke O’Brien – Northwoods Stewardship Center

Organizational Team
Amy Kelsey – CTA
Jason Wyman – CTA Board
Jason Duquette-Hoffman – Worth Skis

Safety Team
Neil Van Dyke – VT S&R Coordinator, Stowe Mtn Rescue (SMR)
Ed Miller – CTA, SMR

Ski Resort Liaisons
John Egan – Sugarbush Resort
Rick Hale – Backcountry Education – Sugarbush Resort

BC Snowboarding Community Liaison
Alex Showerman – Splitboarder/VT Split and Surfest organizer

Political Liaison
Adam Howard – Backcountry/Former VT State Rep

Grassroots Partnerships
Diana Todd – Hogback Mtn. Conservation Association
Knight Ide – Northeast Kingdom Backcountry Council
Jeremy McMullen – Northeast Kingdom Backcountry Council
Kennan Chenail – Kingdom Trails Association (KTA)
John Atkinson – Mad River Riders
Jerry Lasky – Bolton Friends
Ann Gotham – Bolton Friends
Laureen Gauthier – Bolton Friends

Other Participants
Josh Stephen – Outdoor Gear Exchange (OGE)
Forest Twombly – Skier/Designer/Builder
Nicholas Tuff
Kyle Tyler