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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]