Articles by: Joan Wallen

Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, has been recognized 
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Mirror Lake Inn: A Peaceful Haven In Lake Placid

Activities, Elegance, Extraordinary Service In The Heart Of The Adirondacks. I entered the Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid through a back door, walked right past the front desk without noticing it, and down the wide staircase. When I ended up at the entrance to the spa, looking somewhat confused, an employee asked if he could help. When I told[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 1 comment East
Sugarbush offers a $99 mid-week pass for seniors.  Act now.  Price goes up on May 4.
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Seniors Save Big in New England

Fabulous Deals For Senior’s Next Season Passes Are Happening Now. It’s never too early to think about next winter. Most ski areas have opened up season pass sales for next winter with some big savings for seniors if they plan ahead and purchase their passes now. Here are a few of the highlights. If you’re 65 or older and planning[Read More…]

by March 24, 2016 5 comments East
Bebe Wood: Approaching 90 And Going Strong

Bebe Wood: Approaching 90 And Going Strong

Skiing Since The 30s, She Has Seen Lots Of Changes. In 1949, 23 year old Bebe Wood left her job at Dartmouth College and traveled to Idaho seeking adventure as a ski bum in Sun Valley. By then, she had already been skiing for about 10 years!  Thus began her long association with the ski industry. Today, approaching her 90th birthday,[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 15 comments Home Top Box 4, Ski Heroes

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