Need New Ski Gear? Tips for Knowing When It’s Time

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A wise friend once said, “The days stretch on forever, but the seasons fly by.” She was talking about raising teenagers, but her comment makes me think of summer. No season flies by more quickly. One day you’re at the beach and the next day the kids are in school. One day you’re summiting a […]

Ski Resort Marketing: The Best of the Best for 2015

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Ads. I hate ’em, but I love ’em. And while I’m the first person to grab a remote and fast forward through TV ads, when it comes to ski resort marketing, I find it fascinating. This spring, I was fortunate to be one of three judges for the 2015 National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) Marketing […]

Wondering Where It Snows?

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This nifty infographic shows the resort in each state with the highest annual snowfall. It’s good fun on these hot days! Enjoy! Source: Williams Ski and Patio More Weather:  What’s the Forecast? OpenSnow Personalizes Your Weather, July 9, 2012.

A Skiing Troubadour and His Skiing Trilogy

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Way back in early April, I met a friend at a little café at a crossroads near several hiking, biking and climbing trailheads. Aptly called Trailhead Coffee, it’s always full of people headed outdoorsfor fun, or just coming back in, flush with endorphins and ready to chat. My arm was freshly broken, in an immobilizer. It […]