The Blog

Want to Get High? Be Careful, That Altitude Can be a Problem

Most of us have been there – we work hard and crash into a ski vacation. We rush to the airport and catch a flight that is two hours late landing at our destination. We dive into the rental car; drive too far and once in the mountains we down a few celebratory drinks and […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Staffing Shortages Slam Ski Resorts

Is the person loading your lift the one usually cooking your eggs? Is that the reason there were no eggs for breakfast at your ski lodge? Is your favorite chairlift not open yet this season despite there being 3 feet of settled snow sitting on each chair? And most worrisome, how long has the ski […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

More Ski Movies!

  December 22, 2021 With the holidays fast approaching you’ll have a little extra down time to spend time with family, get outdoors (American west, have you checked the forecast?) and watch some quality television. We’re sharing here a few new releases from the ski world. Enjoy! In case you missed it, linking our earlier […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Snow? Yes, It Exists!

December 22, 2021 On December 7th we published an article entitled Snow! Where art thou?. For you history buffs see Snow! Where Art Thou? As of that date 99 % of North America was brown instead of white. Well, well…what a difference a week and a half can make! Starting around December 10th, the North American […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

News from the ski world

pictured above: Seven Springs ski resort in Pennsylvania. One of three resorts in the state Vail recently purchased. December 9, 2021 While we don’t claim to bring you breaking news from the ski industry, every once in a while we like to share some recent news that has caught our attention. Skier seriously injured in […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Snow! Where art thou?

December 7, 2021 After some promising early season (ok, pre-season) snowfalls, particularly out west, most of ski country is looking very brown. We were especially struck by this as we watched the giant slaloms and downhill races from Vail this last weekend. (Yes, folks we are probably 1 of the 10 people in the country […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Covid - Winter 21/22

November 30, 2021 First a reminder – if you want help planning a trip or just want thoughts on areas/resorts you are thinking about for this winter then get in touch with us! hello@conskierge.ski The weekend of March 14/15, 2020 will forever regrettably be a memorable one in the ski industry. Going into that weekend […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

conSKIerge Gift Guide

Hooey Mountain “The Parking Lot” Image Arguably the most fun find on this years gift guide are the Hooey Mountain images. The ski series are photographs of miniature antique figures from the 1930’s & 40’s. There are a variety of options (both framed or unframed) featuring all types of ski scenes. Take a look for […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Rankings of Ski Resorts - Always an Interesting Read

November 24, 2021 We at conSKIerge can be cynical about probably too many things, and surveys about ski resorts are a particularly difficult read for us. First, there is so much that goes into evaluating a resort, is it really fair to even try to rank them? And who are these people that fill out […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder

Ski Films

November 9, 2021 Sharing a collection of our favorite recent ski shorts to get you pumped for the season ahead. Enjoy! *** Across America there are resorts that you’ve likely never heard of. These resorts are not owned by Vail, Alterra or Powdr, they are owned by independent individuals and families with a fiercely loyal […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Holidays Ahead! Alexandra Williams Design

The holidays are coming! And gift guides have arrived – ours will come, don’t worry. In the meantime, I wanted to share a special feature on Alexandra Williams Design. The artwork may look familiar as we included AWD’s iPhone case in our 2020 Gift Guide. The artist, Alexandra (aka Ali) is a friend of mine […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

An Interview with Stuart Winchester, The Storm Skiing Journal & Podcast

October 30, 2021 Stuart Winchester, the man behind The Storm Skiing Journal & Podcast, is not who you’d expect. First, he lives in Brooklyn, New York. Last time we checked, not a ski town. Second, he did not grow up skiing. But don’t be fooled, Stuart Winchester truly embodies the heart and soul of skiing […]
Charlotte Miller
conSKIerge co-founder

Yes, It's Snowing Out West

October 18, 2021 Winter is on our doorsteps and has made a visit to some of the western mountains. It isn’t that unusual for us to see snow in October. What is a tad remarkable this fall is that there has been a sustained period of cold temps and some western ski areas have received […]
Kevin Dennis
conSKIerge co-founder