Guide to Tuckerman Ravine

TUCKERMAN RAVINE A Guide to the Birthplace of Extreme Skiing By Jake Risch   Thousands of people make the trek up to the bowl every spring. The gullies, chutes, and snowfields on the eastern flank of Mount Washington are hallowed ground, a sanctuary of steep, where legends are born and history made. Early spring is often the prime season for Tuckerman Ravine. The warm days and cool nights set up a melt-freeze cycle that cultivates Tuckerman’s staple crop of corn snow. The terrain is unlike any found at ski resorts in the Northeast. The above treeline skiing offers steep...

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