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Charlotte Miller

Tragedy in Alaska

Heli-skiing is intended to be the thrill of a lifetime. On Saturday evening, an exhilarating day turned tragic when a helicopter from Tordrillo Mountain Lodge crashed killing five of the six passengers aboard. Among the deceased were Alaskan heli-skiing pioneer, Greg Harms, the Czech Republic’s wealthiest person, Petr Kellner, Benjamin Larochaix (also of the Czech […]
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Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Après-ski Recipes (part deux)

Dinner is my favorite meal of the day. As mentioned in my previous post on Après-ski recipes things look a little different this season. Truthfully, I am ok with that! It has been fun to watch as skiers get creative with their parking lot lunches and après tailgates. The big focus for us continues to […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Ski Films

Sick of being at home? Sharing a collection of our favorite recent ski shorts for your entertainment. Enjoy! The latest “Steeped in Tradition” episode from Alta Ski Area’s series features a local legend, David Van Dame (aka The Farmer). This is a favorite of ours given our love for Alta, but skiers young and old […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Après-ski Recipes

Après-ski may look a little different this year – crowded slopeside bars are operating with extremely limited capacity, closed entirely or only allowing their hotel guests. While this certainly changes the whole experience, skiers throughout the country have adapted quite nicely to the “new normal” and created their own parking lot après-ski experiences. Think camp […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Avalanches - A Week in Reflection

Avalanche that caught and killed three skiers in southern Colorado (photo from Colorado Avalanche Information Center) UPDATE February 8, 20201 Since writing my original post I, unfortunately, have a few additions to the below tragedies which we shared on February 5th.  This includes one in our own backyard here in the Wasatch that has truthfully […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Avalanche Education - The Backcountry Basics

With major resort restrictions this season it comes at no surprise that the backcountry has seen a boom in skiers and splitboarders throughout the country. Aside from not needing a lift ticket (or parking reservation), backcountry skiing is great exercise and an excellent way to socialize in a world of socially distancing. Not to mention, […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Books on Adventure

Doug Coombs looking for a line in Alaska. Photo: Scott Markewitz These holiday time periods can often be a bit of a blur. Days can be spent with family, just eating carbs and cheese for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We’ve been lucky enough to spend the last few days on skis and enjoying low key […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

An Interview with Alaska Backcountry Guides Owner, Joey Wolf

Dreaming of traveling? Adventure mavens are foaming at the mouth to get out of their homes and off on an exploration. With borders to Canada closed and much of the world shuttered to Americans, travelers are looking within the US to quench their thirst. Alaska Backcountry Guides (“ABG”) seeks to draw you in and offer […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

CONSKIERGE GIFT GUIDE

An assortment of our favorite skiing gear & winter accessories Not seeing anything you like? Reach out! hello@conskierge.ski   Glade Photochromic Ski Goggles It’s no secret that the conSKIerge team is a huge fan of Glade, exceptional goggles at a reasonable price. The photochromic lens adapts the tint to match the UV light – no […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder