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This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 15)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 15)

First “Incidents And Accidents”, New Mystery Photo, Fact Or Fiction Puzzler, Ski History Gala. Big doings this week at SeniorsSkiing.com. We publish our first Incidents And Accidents report from a reader. Katie Van Hess, Sun Valley, ID, relates an encounter that is probably too common where trails run into congested areas. Our objective in publishing these reader submitted stories is[Read More…]

by November 15, 2019 0 comments Features
Incidents And Accidents: 1

Incidents And Accidents: 1

Katie Van Hess, Sun Valley, ID. Editor Note: Here’s our first contribution from a reader about an incident she was involved with. To submit your story, try to follow the same format. Send to [email protected] Where: Sun Valley What Happened: Uphill skier heading fast towards a ridge to jump it.  I was heading along the ridge towards a congested area[Read More…]

by November 12, 2019 18 comments Incidents and Accidents
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 8)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 8)

Incidents and Accidents New Feature, Joe Pete Memory, Have A Banana, Pointy Mystery Peak, Weather Haves/Have Nots. Based on the significant response to recent articles on out-of-control skiers, the responsibilities of the National Ski Patrol, and the role of ski resort management in managing high-risk skiers and boarders, SeniorsSkiing.com is starting a new feature. If you are a pilot or[Read More…]

by November 8, 2019 4 comments Features
Fun Fact: Bananas skins can  help mollify mosquito bites.
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Have A Banana: A Senior Skier’s Friendly Fruit

A banana a day goes a long way in keeping you fit. [This article was originally published in October, 2014. The message is still relevant and worth reprising. Put a banana in your boot bag!] We have recently discovered the magnificence of bananas which we long regarded as a kid food and something to by-pass on breakfast buffets. Wrong attitude.[Read More…]

by November 5, 2019 3 comments Home Top Box 4, Nutrition
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 1)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 1)

Collecting Resort Safety Scores, Knowing The NAO, Outdoor Therapy For Vets, Tow Boat, Lessons Learned From Coaching Seniors. We continue to receive comments about the skier safety issue we raised when we published our “Things That Piss Us Off” findings from our Spring Survey. Clearly, we’ve struck a vein of passion about the unsafe skier issue. And as you have[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 1 comment Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 25)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 25)

Get Thee To The Ski/Snowboard Shows! The consumer ski shows are on! The Denver Ski and Snowboard Expo is on today! The ski shows are a special time for all stakeholders. The resort industry gets a chance to strut its stuff, announcing new trails, lifts, amenities, and bargain price passes. Resort staff are there to answer questions, convivalize with familiar[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 2 comments Features
NSP On Role Of Patrol Re: Speedsters

NSP On Role Of Patrol Re: Speedsters

A Reply From Meegan Moszynski, Executive Director, National Ski Patrol [Editor Note: On Oct 1, SeniorsSkiing.com published an article by correspondent Roger Lohr recounting his hit-and-run collision that left him with a nagging back problem. Many readers responded to that article by citing their own on-hill incidents with speeding or out-of-control skiers/boards. The question emerged: Who is actually responsible for[Read More…]

by October 24, 2019 17 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 18)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 18)

Stirring The Pot: Reaction To Ski Collision Article Signals Concern From Senior Skiers. We get letters. Do we! Well, not letters, but comments. A couple of weeks ago, we published an article by SeniorsSkiing.com correspondent and XCSkiResorts.com publisher Roger Lohr recounting a hit-and-run collision that left him with ongoing back pain. Obviously, that article struck a sore point: Our readers[Read More…]

by October 18, 2019 7 comments Features
John Denver Ski Music Video

John Denver Ski Music Video

“Dancing With The Mountains” Ode To The Lure of Skiing. “Dancing With The Mountains” Everybody’s got the dancing fever, everybody loves to rock and roll.Play it louder baby, play is faster, funky music’s gotta stretch your soul.Just relax and let the rhythm take you, don’t you be afraid to lose control.If your heart has found some empty spaces,Dancing’s just the[Read More…]

by October 17, 2019 4 comments Ski Heroes
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 11)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 11)

Free Skiing For Seniors: Early Observations. One of the most popular features on SeniorsSkiing.com is our annual listing of resorts that offer free or almost free skiing for seniors. “Almost” free means a lift ticket or a season pass that can be had for a token amount, usually a processing fee or relatively small cost. For the past several weeks,[Read More…]

by October 11, 2019 9 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 4)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 4)

What Pisses You Off. Last spring, we asked a provocative question in our annual SeniorsSkiing.com Subscriber Survey. We asked, “Thinking back on the 2018-19 season, tell us what pissed you off the most about the following…” Then we listed “On the slopes”, “In the lodge”, “Tickets and passes,” “Restaurant”, “Other skiers”. We also asked what delighted skiers the most, but[Read More…]

by October 4, 2019 16 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Sept. 27)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Sept. 27)

Exercise Is In Our Job Description. We had just finished another strenuous exercise class at the local Y. Along with 20 or so others, John S. and I had been going to that same instructor’s—her name is Sarah—Monday night 6:30 hour-long routine for four or so years; we called it “Sarah’s House Of Pain.” Squats, light weight thrusts and lifts,[Read More…]

by September 27, 2019 10 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Aug. 30)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Aug. 30)

Winter Predictions: Place Your Bets; The Exercise Imperative The cusp of summer’s end is upon us. We’re not quite there, but back to school, shortening days, last concerts in the park, tennis tournaments, and thinking about hauling the boat after a couple of more weekends away, are all pointing to a winding down of summer. After Labor Day, the whole[Read More…]

by August 30, 2019 0 comments Features
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This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (July 26)

“Not Our Job”: A Play In One Very Short Act Scene: Curtain rises on an evening outdoor dinner party under a tent. Several guests are gathered around a table with a variety of appetizers: shrimp, cheese and crackers, fruit. Bottles of wine, beer, and booze are at another table. A couple of dozen guests are mingling and getting to know[Read More…]

by July 26, 2019 7 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (June 28)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (June 28)

Isn’t It Time For You To Go Home? We’ve all hosted house parties where one or more guests have decided to hang around long after everyone else has gone. Perhaps the table has been cleared, dishes stacked, and the corks put back in bottles. Perhaps the hostess has gone to bed with a telling backward look. Yet, here they are,[Read More…]

by June 28, 2019 3 comments Features

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