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Kevin Dennis

Is There a "Best" Ski Resort?

Ok, Ok, we know it is a crazy, yes, even stupid, question! But every year there are numerous surveys and endless discussions on the subject. If we were mature we would ignore the whole topic and move on. But guess what – we can’t resist. We of course look at these surveys/reviews/opinions that fill our […]
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Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

conSKIerge Gift Guide

North Drinkware – The Big Sky Tumbler North Drinkware, a company out of Bend, Oregon, have created beautiful glassware featuring mountains throughout North America. The Big Sky Montana tumbler (pictured above) would make a great gift for those Montana skiers on your list – they have Vermont, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Utah and beyond also available! […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

To Bring or Not to Bring (Ski Equipment That Is)

Many Eastern folks understandably struggle with whether to bring their ski equipment with them when they head out west. Let’s face it, the conditions east vs. west are likely to be very different so the question is a legitimate one.  (If you are from the west and coming east to ski you have struggles of […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Jay Peak Finally Sold

Jay Peak is an integral part of the conSKIerge family history. Many years ago we finally manned up and drove the extra hour to reach Jay from Boston. Until that moment, Sugarbush and Mad River Glen in the Mad River Valley in Vermont were our prime destinations. While our family continued to honor those two […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

The ski gear we're eying for the season

It’s no secret to anyone that knows me that I love gear. Specifically ski gear. While we’re still working on this years gift guide there are a few great finds that we’re eying for this winter season (some of them on sale right now!) Interested in buying new skis? Finally going to try out ski […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Tis The Season for the Season Pass Analysis

If you haven’t already, it not too late to buy passes for the upcoming winter season. Don’t think of seasons passes as only for the rich or for those who will ski one area all season. If you are planning a trip to one destination for a week or more it may be cheaper for […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

And we're back!

Did you miss us? You may have noticed we’ve been awfully quiet lately.  Despite our absolute love for skiing, let’s face it, the skiing north of the equator ain’t so great May through October. Yes, we realize that many ski resorts shift over to summer activities like mountain biking and hiking but, trust us on […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Ski Gear - Now is the time to BUY

It’s the time of year when most skiers brains have turned to mountain biking, pickleball, fishing and dreaming of summer on the ocean, lakes and rivers. Before you move on too fast there are still some turns to be had! In addition, there are some killer deals worth shopping so that you’re geared up for […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Ikon, Epic and Mountain Collective Announce Merger

The three 800 lb. gorillas in the multi ski pass world have announced a merger that will combine the Ikon, Epic and Mountain Collective in a move that will no doubt send avalanche type tremors through the ski world. The name of the new pass is THE Ski Pass. While final details of the merger […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Winter 22-23 Ski Passes

March 30, 2022 Yes we know that the winter of 21-22 is still alive (and sometimes well), but it is already time to start thinking about ski passes for next winter. This is particularly important given that you can save a buttload of money by investing in passes for next year NOW.  Single area season […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

The Front Four vs. Castlerock

February 18, 2022 What is skiing without the fierce debates as to which hill has the best terrain?! For diehard northeastern skiers, this debate often centers on Sugarbush vs. Stowe. These two iconic Vermont resorts share the spine of the Green Mountains and are separated by only 37 miles of the winding, frost heaved Route […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Snow! Where Art Thou? - Version 2.0

Groundhog Day, 2022 We skiers have learned over the years you take the good with the bad. When the skiing is great we know at any moment conditions could change for the worse. And when conditions suck, we can remain amazingly hopeful for that big storm that will change our fortunes overnight. But the winter […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

And even more ski movies!

While we wait for the next storm cycle to come through the Wasatch mountains sharing some recently released ski shorts and movies. Enjoy! Girl Crush follows five female skiers set out for a winter camping and skiing adventure – featuring Mali Noyes, Mary McIntyre, Jessica Baker, Lani Bruntz and Nicole Jorgenson. Love to see the […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder