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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
From Don Burch's video diary of the 2018-19 season.

Correspondent Don Burch Wraps the Season

Don Kept A Video Diary Of His 2018-19 Season. Perhaps this will keep you cool in July. If you have videos of this past season, please let us know at [email protected] (Some videos by Peter Hines)  

by June 27, 2019 6 comments Features
Ask an Expert: Lodging at Powder Mountain, Utah

Ask an Expert: Lodging at Powder Mountain, Utah

Advice From The Marketing Head of Powder Mountain. Reader Ellin Jaffe  asks: I’m curious about Powder Mountain near Eden, Utah, and wonder if there are any ski-in ski-out condos there? Here’s the reply from J. P. Goulet, Director of Marketing, Powder Mountain: Powder Mountain has ski-in ski-out luxury homes for rent. There also are many condos available in Eden only[Read More…]

by June 24, 2019 3 comments Ask An Expert
In 1816, incessant cold through the year drove New Englanders to despair.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (May 31)

Still Spinning, Still Snowing. Still Going? In 1816, there was no summer in New England. Six inches of snow fell in June, and it was as low as 40 degrees in Connecticut in July and August.  There was frost every month of the year, and, in May, strong, freezing winds from Canada wiped out tree buds, and frozen birds dropped[Read More…]

by May 31, 2019 0 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (April 26)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (April 26)

An Enormity Of Gratitude, Season Wrap, Mystery Retro, Survey Watch, Looking Ahead. And, poof, it’s almost May. For most of us, the ski season is behind us, and this is our last regular snow season edition. This week, we close our season-long celebration of our fifth publishing year with boundless gratitude that we were able to come so far. SeniorsSkiing.com[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 7 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Apr. 19)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Apr. 19)

Tell Us About Your Season, Pondering The Last Turn, Mystery Horse, Snowbasin Report, E-Biking Coming Up. Signs of the season winding down include ads and promotions for next year’s season passes. The time is now to get the bargains. One development to note is that Arapahoe Basin COO Al Henceroth said that the resort is ending its 22-year relationship with[Read More…]

by April 19, 2019 18 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (April 12)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (April 12)

Take Away Senior Discounts? Epic vs Ikon, Italy Update 2, Mystery Cable Car, Mammoth And Jackson Hole In Spring. Glancing through the Boston Globe last Monday (April 8), our eyes locked on a front page story: ” ‘I’ve earned it.’ Or have they? Are senior discounts deserved?”  The point of the article is that while seniors figure they’ve “earned” discounts[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 12 comments Features
Mystery Glimpse: Cablin’

Mystery Glimpse: Cablin’

Where? When? What’s Special? Thanks to the New England Ski Museum for this picture of a unique moment in skiing history. The NESM has recently opened a new branch on North Conway, NH. Last Week This is a “10th Mountain Whisk”, designated by government purveyors as “Brush, Mountain”. It is a stiff brush particularly useful to 10th Mountain Division troops[Read More…]

by April 10, 2019 2 comments Features

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