The Blog

Mad River: Boarders Need Not Apply

When I first met Jimmy, we discovered we both love to ski. So of course we immediately started talking about where and when. He said he’s a hard-core Mad River Glen skier. To which I replied that I could only get there on weekends, so I sometimes avoided the place because of the long lift […]
Greg Dennis
Staff Writer

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

I Hope to See You Next Year: Same Time, Same Place

If you recognize the phrase that is the title to this article, then you can hear THE voice. That would be the voice of Warren Miller, the ultimate ski bum.  This was always the last thing he said at the end of every self-narrated film he made. For those of you wondering what the hell […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Why conSKIerge?

Why might you ask? Why start conSKierge? There are a million resources for ski and snowboarding information, and we know what you are thinking – what the hell can a Medicare-aged man and his daughter add to the scene? Sorry, but given our love for the sport, we just couldn’t resist. If you want to […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Dog Avalanche Training - AKA Rumble Goes to School

Several years ago Charlotte’s then boyfriend, Dave (now husband – he finally manned up) and I were hanging out in Alta after skiing, and the conversation turned to my hunting dog, Rumble.  Rumble was barely 10 months old, and we had only been able to hunt him one season. But he already proven he was […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

The Last Run

Saturday March 14th started innocuously enough.  I had returned to Alta the night before after 5 days in WY for avalanche training with my dog.  Our close friends, Bill and Diane, also live in Alta for the winters, and typically Bill and I check in with each other in the morning to compare notes – […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Memories

My brother (a life long ski buddy) recently sent a group of us several pictures of a ski day we had shared. The pics reminded me that there are certain ski days that are etched deeply in the memory banks and never fade. Ski experiences that regardless of where you are and what you are […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Grass Sticks – aka New Ski Poles

You know that feeling when you realize that some retail therapy would perk up your day – that you seriously need something new?  I woke up one morning mid-winter in Alta and had the serious realization that I needed new ski poles. Ok, Ok, the definition of “need” when it comes to me and new […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Record Alta Interlodge

When you live at a ski area you tend to get obsessive about checking weather reports. The reports for February 6th and 7th 2020 were particularly interesting.Wednesday February 5th Evening Forecast: 7-11 inches; increasing winds 35 -50 mph; increasing temperatures into the mid 20s. Wednesday February 6th Morning Forecast: 7-11 inches; increasing winds 45 – […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder