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Sourdough Mountain Lookout, Rockport, WA.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (July 21)

Summer Is I-Cumin. We are approaching the mid-summer mark and note that the monumental snow fall at Squaw Valley this winter has allowed die-hards to make a final run or two this week.  Season over. July 15.  Almost mid-summer.  My, my. It makes you wonder what machinations of weather we will see next winter.  Conditions are shaping up for a[Read More…]

by July 19, 2017 0 comments Features
Mammoth revels on the Fourth of July.
Credit: Mammoth Mountain

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (July 7)

As we have been hearing from media sources, the skiing goes on. Apparently, July 4th at Mammoth was a combo beach party and ski festival as witnessed by the photo above.  Alas, although we closely scrutinized the details in the picture, we couldn’t see any senior skiers reveling in their bathing suits and bikinis.  What’s the matter with you guys?[Read More…]

by July 7, 2017 0 comments Features
Two-time Olympian Tom Corcoran was an all-around athlete who put Waterville Valley on the map.
Credit: Waterville Valley Resort.

Waterville Valley Pioneer Tom Corcoran Dies At 85

Tom Corcoran, an Olympic skier and developer of Waterville Valley Resort, has died at 85 at this home in Seabrook Island, SC. Read the story of how he created a mountain resort from scratch and brought the Kennedys to visit by clicking here.

by June 30, 2017 0 comments Ski Heroes
WhyKnotFishing guide Matt Zimmerman teaches how-to kayak and fish in Marblehead Harbor.
Credit: Tamsin Venn

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (June 23)

Trail Masters Are Announced, Kayak Angling, Nostalgia For Blandford, Mid-June Ski Run At Alta. Yes, it is hot out there.  The head dome is hovering over the Southwest, and yet, there are places where people are still skiing.  We’ve received a report that people are skiing off the top of Mt. Washington, NH, walking up the mountain at Alta, and,[Read More…]

by June 22, 2017 0 comments Features
Paul in his tutu. He skis every day, but not always in a tutu. Sometimes he tows a kite from his helmet.
Credit: Harriet Wallis

This Week in SeniorsSkiing.com (June 9)

New Survey. Two Skiing Octogenarians. Simple Planks Strengthen Core. Cycling Into Seattle’s Past. Gatehouse Web Design asked us to ask you to complete a survey. The company built the SeniorsSkiing.com website. It has also created a number of private online calendars to help property sharers view availability, and schedule and track use. User interest in features such as expense sharing[Read More…]

by June 8, 2017 0 comments Features
Les Deux Alpes has skiing all summer.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (June 2)

We’re Starting Our Summer Schedule! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, SeniorsSkiing.com will be publishing on a bi-weekly basis.  We’ll still be continuing our Cycling Series, our new Fitness Focus, articles about hiking, profiles of senior skiers, and interesting places our readers and correspondents are visiting.  And, we’ll be publishing our list of 78 Trailmasters, super senior skiers who skied[Read More…]

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 26)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 26)

Survey Results Highlights, Trailmaster Statistics, Fitness Focus Series Starts, Senior Woman Skier Wanted. This week, we have waded through the responses to the Spring Subscriber Survey 2017 and, by analyzing the data, we are discovering exactly who our readers are.  Jon does a nice job summarizing the main points of the research.  Thank you for responding; we had an incredible[Read More…]

by May 26, 2017 2 comments Features
Super Senior Skier Trailmaster Results Are In

Super Senior Skier Trailmaster Results Are In

Here Are The Stats From This Extraordinary Group Of Senior Skiers. Our recent Spring Subscriber Survey 2017 had a question asking if the respondent had skied a number of days that equaled or exceeded their age in years.  The results are extremely interesting. We had 77 respondents who qualified as this year’s group of Trail Masters, that remarkable group of super[Read More…]

by May 24, 2017 6 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 19)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 19)

Cycling Series Begins, Ski Video Compilation, Survey Comments, Publishing Schedule News. This week, you can see that we are shifting focus to summer activities.  We know our readers are also cyclers, hikers, kayakers, and to a lesser extent, golfers and fishermen.  With that in mind, here’s the first of our cycling series for this season. Correspondent Pat McCloskey tells us[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Features
Don't go near the...snow. We've heard of snow snakes but this is ridiculous.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 12)

More Ticks, More Storage Ideas, Sharks That Swim Under Snow, Oh Boy. Thanks to all our readers who responded to our SeniorsSkiing.com Spring Subscriber Survey 2017.  We had an incredible 28 percent response rate. If you are familiar with surveys, you will instantly see that is an extraordinary number.  Our readers—you guys—are definitely engaged in our online magazine/community.  And the[Read More…]

by May 12, 2017 0 comments Features
Proof that more than one person has done it.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 5)

Cinco de Mayo Skiing, Skiing On Stones, Why Re-Enter Name/Email?, Storing Skis, Ticks Are Coming. The responses to our Spring Survey 2017 are rolling in.  Thank you for your encouraging comments and suggestions.  It is very heartening to know there are so many readers out there who are rooting for us and for senior skiing.  Yes, we are trying to[Read More…]

by May 5, 2017 0 comments Features
Snowcat skiing is a unique, albeit pricey experience with fresh powder every day. 
Credit: Selkirk Snowcat

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Apr. 28)

Cat Skiing, A Record Number Of Resort Visits, Naming Ski Trails, Putting XC Skis To Bed. We think we may have struck a nerve in last week’s editorial on whither senior lift ticket prices in the age of resort consolidation and collaboration.  Check the comments. Will big-league destination resort prices be pushing seniors to less-traveled, second-tier areas? How will second-tier resorts[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Apr. 21)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Apr. 21)

Checking The Winter Forecast, Mom-And-Pop: Is Smaller Better?, Editorial: Is Bigger Better?, Silly Falls On Video, Alta GM Retires. This week, a mini-theme has emerged from two of our articles.  We have a piece from new contributor Don Burch, who makes the case for the local ski area. Basically, he says, it’s inexpensive, accessible, manageable, and more intimate (think community) than[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Features
Editorial: How Will Consolidations And Collaborations Impact Senior Skiers?

Editorial: How Will Consolidations And Collaborations Impact Senior Skiers?

Bigger Better? With the Aspen KSL Capital Partners acquisition of Stratton VT and Mt. Tremblant, PQ, and Vail buying the iconic Stowe VT resort, it appears the ski industry has passed a tipping point. The trend is now toward nation-wide reach, corporate management and marketing, multi-resort passes that can be used from coast to coast, and certainly more choices. These[Read More…]

by April 20, 2017 12 comments Features
Ski Fails On Video

Ski Fails On Video

A Compilation Of Major Flops And Embarrassing Flips. It’s the silly season in these last days of April.  We’re sending along a collection of video clips of those skiers and boarders who tried…and failed.  The T-bar episode is actually hysterical. Thanks to FailToTheGail for putting this together.  Who was it that said the difference between comedy and tragedy is distance?    [Read More…]

by April 19, 2017 1 comment Features

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