2012 IN THE NORTHEAST
It was an up and down season last year on the East Coast, and while it was mostly down, there were a few days of deep powder. Photography team Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson spent the season capturing images and have put together an East Coast retrospective. Enjoy.
2012 VISITORS' CHOICE AWARDS: NORTHEAST REGION
BEST TERRAIN: SUGARBUSH
BEST FAMILY RESORT: SADDLEBACK
BEST NIGHTLIFE: KILLINGTON
BEST PARK & PIPE: MOUNT SNOW
After what had been a very dry and disappointing season, a HUGE storm hit the northeast in late February and dropped over 30 inches at most resorts in Northern Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. The author of this article was fortunate enough to be at Jay Peak Resort, where the storm dropped 47 inches, for one the best days, not just of the year, but of his entire skiing life.
2012 IN THE MID-ATLANTIC
The Hurricane Sandy Super Storm brought a blizzard to the Mid-Atlantic, including heavy snow to ski areas in West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania and even Ohio. Here are some early photos from the epic early season snow storm.
2012 VISITORS' CHOICE AWARDS: MID-ATLANTIC REGION
BEST TERRAIN: BLUE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA
BEST FAMILY RESORT: ROUNDTOP MOUNTAIN RESORT
BEST NIGHTLIFE: SNOWSHOE MOUNTAIN RESORT
BEST PARK & PIPE: SEVEN SPRINGS MOUNTAIN RESORT
On January 19, 2012, Seven Springs Mountain Resort debuted their brand new "The Streets" Terrain Park, an entire park dedicated to urban jibbing. The park was an homage to the nearby city of Pittsburgh, Pa., and the Grand Opening was a huge party that went well into the night.