Maria Young finds some fresh powder during a backcountry ski in the Northeast Kingdom. NorthWoods Stewardship Center is hosting a Backcountry Ski day called "Tour the Kingdom: Leaders Choice" on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be located in Westmore. This introductory ski tour will kick off the winter ski season. Appropriate for experienced winter recreation enthusiasts who may be new to the backcountry ski scene, or new to discoveries of the powder stashes of the Kingdom. Contact NorthWoods Stewardship Center at 802-723-6551 x.115 to register.