Sunday River


My husband and I were enjoying a spring
 day at Sunday River in April when I took this photo on my iPhone. We were sliding down the mountain, me on skis and him on a snowboard, and taking in one … Continue reading

Bunk House

The first bite of chocolate-banana crumb cake melts in my mouth. It’s freshly baked and served on a little white plate painted with a pair of skis. I wash down that soft, crunchy, sweet, and salty morsel with a swig … Continue reading

Matterhorn Ski Bar

If I were asked to describe a quintessential American ski bar, my mind would immediately jump to the Matterhorn in Newry. Just off the Sunday River access road, the chocolate brown, chalet-like building with jaunty red trim stands out against … Continue reading

Up All Night For Good Snow

It’s four in the morning, the temperature is about four degrees, and Sunday River’s Will Bastian says we’re lucky—about the wind, that is. It’s barely blowing up here. The freezing air and frosty tree branches are almost still here on … Continue reading

Early Tracks

Like most ski racers, Ava Hersey started early. She first skied at the age of 2, and by the time she was 5, she was pestering her parents to let her race. “It was, ‘I want to run gates. I … Continue reading

Homecoming King

Troy Murphy is surrounded by a swarm of bobbing helmets. It’s his first trip back to his home mountain after competing in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and young skiers are pointing with mittened hands to show where … Continue reading