Jordan Fields

Nordic Nation: Jordan Fields Snags the Triple Crown of White Mountain FKTs

Last fall, FasterSkier spoke with former Williams Ski Team member Jordan Fields after his impressive effort on the Presidential Traverse in the White Mountains of Northern New Hampshire. This classic point-to-point route leads travelers over eight summits in roughly 18 miles, including Mt Washington, which tops out at 6,288 ft as the highest elevation peak in the Northeast. Over the years, many have raced the clock against the storied challenge of traversing the range as...

Jordan Fields and his FKT of the Presidential Traverse

For those growing up in the East and worshiping high peaks, one stretch of ridge line is the most storied: the Presidential Range in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. On September 6th, former Williams College skier Jordan Fields established a new fastest known time (FKT) of the Presidential Traverse in 3:42:38 hours.  Here’s the stunner: the previous FKT established in 2018 was 4:04:30 by Lee Berube. On the FKT website documenting all things FKT, the Presidential...

In Part I of “The Road to Jackson” series, three Williams College skiers — Eli Hoenig, Braden Becker and Jordan Fields, who qualified for this week’s NCAA Skiing Championships — reflect on their team and their season. “I am so excited for NCAA’s. … This is the first time Williams has sent a full team quite a few years. Probably one of the strongest teams we’ve ever sent.” — Jordan Fields