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JACKSON, NH – For the first time in nearly four decades, Jackson Ski Touring Foundation has a new leader. Breanne Torrey, who has been with the organization for six years and has held the positions of Head of Ski Patrol and Director of Operations, has been named the Foundation’s new Executive Director. She is the first woman in this role and follows former Executive Director Thom Perkins, who retired in the spring of 2014 after...

(Press release) Jackson, NH: After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. As its Executive Director since 1976, Perkins has been instrumental in transforming the small village of Jackson, NH into one of the nation’s premier cross country skiing and snowshoeing venues.  Passionate about the sport of cross country skiing, Perkins developed the existing trail system from a modest number of trails to the...

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There is a certain optimism that hangs in the air now that October is fast approaching. The temperature has cooled, leaves are turning red and snow is already accumulating in the mountains. Every year, signs of the changing seasons bring a sudden need for snow sport enthusiasts to urgently dial in their gear to be ready the instant the first skiable snow falls. Skiers may be chomping at the bit more than usual this season...

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Jackson, NH – If you are driving North on New Hampshire’s White Mountain Highway (Route 16) just South of West Ossipee, NH don’t be shocked when you see a billboard promoting cross-country skiing. Gorham Bike and Ski Nordic Concept Shop at Jackson Ski Touring Center in conjunction with Swix and Fischer is promoting the sport and their shop with the use of this billboard. Viewed by nearly 14,000 adults weekly, the billboard will let people...