“After a tragic chairlift fatality incident in which a 7-year-old Sugar Bowl Ski Team member fell from the Mt. Lincoln chairlift on Dec. 18, 2011, the resort worked in close cooperation with the family to implement the John Henderson Memorial Chairlift Safety Initiative, a comprehensive, 13-piece [...]
The writer, skier, Brent Wells says it all on a Wednesday in March. The next couple of weeks at Wintergreen Resort are a skier’s “Best Kept Secret”. Come off the Acorn lift for this mesmerizing view. One of my lifetime favorites. “Back at the top, I took in a panoramic, unhurried view of the regal Blue Ridge Mou [...]
GREAT NEWS – 17 year old missing skier, Nicholas Joy, found alive standing alongside the road!! http://bostonherald.com/news_opinion/national/northeast/2013/03/mass_teen_missing_for_2_days_found_alive_in_maine Old news now: Search for Mass. teen missing in Maine continues | Boston Herald.
“Skiweather EuropeSnowcams, weatherforecasts, snowforecasts, snowreports, skiresort information, and – reviews. Skiweather.eu Since 1999″ “SANKT ANTON: FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO MIX IT UP A BIT SANKT ANTON IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SKIRESORTS IN AUSTRIA. AND FOR A GOOD REASON: IT COMBINES WORLD-CLASS SKIING WITH A BU [...]
“In the isolated Naltar Valley, home to one of two ski slopes in Pakistan, children who learned to ski on wooden planks tied to boots with wire are being trained for the Winter Olympics by the Pakistani Air Force.” “Whatever the reason, it’s brought opportunity and Olympic dreams to a small remote community in Paki [...]
“It’s no wonder he has spent much of his adult life on the mountain, including 55 years as a ski instructor — some might say THE ski instructor — for thousands of Northern Nevadans, from toddlers to racers to senior citizens.” “Rusty Crook has been a leading skier since he was a kid, and, at the same time, he was always teach [...]
Sun, Mashed Potatoes and Corn – Spring Skiing is better than no skiing! “There is some great spring skiing conditions setting up all around the country. I’ve heard from a number of readers who love skiing in the spring but find they get too tired too quickly. This is the time of year to layer off, put a little sun scree [...]
“That’s when you see the most progress, when someone goes from simply learning to walk on skis, which can seem really foreign and odd at first, to going down a hill and learning to turn. Seeing the progression is what gets me excited and what makes me love this job,” he told me after running me through the first stages o [...]
“Imagine not being able to walk or see, but wanting to enjoy the ski slopes at Massanutten. This is the story of how one organization has been making it happen for more than 30 years.” via Therapeutic Adventures Allows Disabled To Ski.
Tragic accident and loss of a child, meant to be enjoying life on a school ski trip. Investigation ongoing: Was safety bar down? Was girl standing up to reach safety bar. Lift operators from Alps resort of Claviere in Italy tried to help. RIP Poonam Bhattal. What can be learned from this accident? “School sets up tribute page t [...]
“If you have decided to spend the money on a ski vacation, spend a little more and register everybody for ski or ride school. What you will learn in a ski or snowboard lesson will help you throughout the rest of your vacation. Instead of spending your entire vacation sitting face down in the snow, you can enjoy the slopes from th [...]
“I first encountered Trollhaugen (Wisconsin) on the Internet, where I came across a video update given by a boisterous, long-bearded troll, who, as far as anyone knows, resides at the ski hill year-round. According to legend, every fall, this troll spends days …” Trolling Trohaughen http://www.postbulletin.com/life/life [...]
With Spring ski season approaching, you might enjoy this article and video. “How To Ski: Crud, Chop, and Mashed Potatoes – SkiNet.com We all love to ski the deep and sweet. But in the real world, you’re more likely to face chop, crud and uneven conditions. That’s when the real skiers show off.” [...]
The DesMoinesRegister.com shares an article on Dr. Peter Buck. The Doctor is Special to the Register and a previous advisor to Ski Patrol Departments. Dr. Buck offers tips in his speaking engagement and a few in this article to avoid a ski injury. He describes the most common types of ski related injuries. Written by ESTELA VILLANU [...]
“Adventure Adviser – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013″ “Q: HOW CAN I BECOME A SKI PATROLLER? I’m in my early 20s, and am a lifelong skier here in the East. How do I become a ski patroller?” Ski Patrol – Is it for you? Are you right for the Ski Patrol? In this article written by GREG MELVILLE read about the [...]