I can feel the excitement as the 2011 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships are about to start! I’ve been skiing most everyday and showing my groups the venue for the Ski Cross, Moguls and Aerials. Even though I’m not competing there’s always a bit of excitement anticipating the competitions. The athletes from all over the
Empire Canyon has always been one of my favourite places to work. If it’s not snowing, then the sun is out and you get a spectacular view from 9,570 feet. There’s also a couple of aspen glades that have a great contrast against that blue sky, like Zebra trees. The name says it all… Caroline
WARNING: This post involves just a teensy bit of name-dropping. Celebrity culture being what it is, there are not that many well-kept secrets in show biz anymore. But here’s one: The best week to ski in Park City is during Sundance. For 10 days, the hotels are filled with mostly people who are not skiing.
Yesterday at Deer Crest was a lot of fun, under some amazing blue skies and a toasty sun. Here’s Lincoln Davie, one of DV’s Ski Patrollers getting some telemark turns on Mountaineer.
This was the view yesterday morning from Jordanelle ski run in Deer Crest. Fine skiing with a great view, doesn’t get much better!
A few months ago, my dad called to tell me he’d hatched a plan for his next visit. Considering one previous visit found me helping the kids select the most absurd Halloween mask they could find for their beloved grandfather to wear for Trick-or-Treating on Main Street, and another found me videotaping my father, a
A storm moved through on Wednesday producing 8″+ of fresh snow. We took full advantage of the powder day in Ontario Bowl:
This is the second part of my January 14 blog in which we discussed sport watches that can measure vertical drop. I knew that GPS was a great tool for tracking someone’s travel, including time, distance and elevation and had considered buying a portable device for sometime. I had seen a few wrist versions, but
Sometime between my Little Guy’s first runs and the second day of this season, I lost the fear and found the fun. I was worried I could not keep him adequately safe on the hill, all by myself. I was worried he would not listen. I worried I was not worried enough. And then I
Not real skiing! This is why we should ski hard and till the end. Tire our legs out so we can reward ourselves. Once again I’ll tell you about some of my favorite spots: I usually enjoy heading to Edgar’s Beers & Spirits (EBS) Lounge at the end of the day. This is at the