In my last blog, I attempted to “measure” skiing and made a point that, even with state-of-the-art detachable chairs, we’re still spending a significant portion of our ski time sitting on lifts. Long ago, when all chairlifts were slow and time ran more quietly than it does these days, I used to tell my children
Deer Valley Resort has been hosting the popular Mahre Training Center Ski Camps for six seasons beginning with 2004-2005 winter. These three- and five-day sessions provide skiing fundamentals and are conducted in part by their creators, Olympic medal winners Phil and Steve Mahre. The Camps were held in Keystone, Colorado, for 19 years before the
Deer Valley’s Freestyle Skiing Ambassador, Nate Roberts, competed in Men’s Moguls on Sunday, February 14, 2010.
It seems obvious to me that skiing should be satisfying before we think about measuring it. To me, a good skiing experience means feeling in control, comfortable with the elements and having fun. So, how should we put numbers on that great sport? Many years ago, skiing acumen was often measured by ski length. If
We have had some amazing new snow over the past couple of weeks and “knock on wood” that it keeps coming! I skied the other day and it was incredible; we had 5 new inches over night and is was a perfect Utah bluebird day. If you have not been here yet this season I
Deer Valley has had an exciting past month! We hosted the FIS Freestyle World Cup on January 14 – 16, Sundance was in town and most recently the naming of the U.S. Freestyle Olympic Team took place at Deer Valley. I almost forgot to mention all of the amazing snow that we have received in