Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast, Second Edition

“The bible” of backcountry skiing is now bigger, better, and completely updated. Thirty years after his first guidebook became a cult classic among Eastern powder seekers and garnered two national awards, David Goodman has revised and expanded his “bible of Eastern backcountry skiing” for the next generation of winter adventurers.

From thrilling day trips in the East’s highest mountains to hut-to-hut wilderness journeys, this is the only comprehensive guide to the best backcountry ski and snowboard tours in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, New York, and Massachusetts. Each tour includes a description, distance, elevation, difficulty rating, and topographic map. Learn about proper gear, avalanche awareness, essential skills, and fascinating ski history. Whether you are a seasoned AT, telemark, or cross-country skier, a snowboarder, or a resort skier ready to explore the backcountry, this book will lead you to the best powder in the Northeast.


• Color action shots from the East’s best ski photographers

• Legendary classics, including Tuckerman Ravine, Mounts Mansfield, Marcy, Greylock, and Katahdin

• Hut-based skiing throughout the Northeast

• The East’s best glade zones