Allen, pondering his level of commitment to this run.
Lines like this one, that ski amazingly well later in the year, are pretty chancy in early December. Here's Allen, inspecting a landing for me.
In another few weeks, these trees will be totally buried. For now though, thicketeering is the name of the game on the East Coast.
If you're willing to overlook a few scratched bases, and some sticks in your teeth, you should be out there exploring the woods.
If you'd like to view more photos and a video from that day, they can be found Here.
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.