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Huff Post: Second Thoughts On Returning To The Hill?

Huff Post: Second Thoughts On Returning To The Hill?

Huffington Post features SeniorsSkiing.com’s Co-Founder encouraging seniors to come back to skiing. We get around.  SeniorsSkiing.com’s Co-Founder Jon Weisberg has posted an article on Huffington Post’s Post 50 blog about the concerns seniors have about either continuing to ski or returning to skiing and how the sport has changed to help accommodate them.  Click the Huffington Post Post 50 Blog to[Read More…]

by November 16, 2014 0 comments Features
Special Edition: First SeniorsSkiing Ski Area Survey Results

Special Edition: First SeniorsSkiing Ski Area Survey Results

Free Skiing, Deep Discounts For Senior Skiers Plus “Senior Friendly” Awards Which areas are truly trying to accommodate 50-plus skiers? To find out, we surveyed 85 North American resorts. Several resorts stand out for giving senior skiers special attention and deals. They received the new SeniorsSkiing Skier Friendly Award. Those with the deepest discounts and best amenities received Gold awards. Those[Read More…]

by October 20, 2014 4 comments Features, Home Top Box 3
Will Deer Valley Change The Sign?
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Deer Valley Buys Solitude

Pre-Season Acquisitions March On Through the Wasatch Mountains   There goes another one.  First, Vail scoops up Park City.  Now we have Deer Valley, a top-shelf brand, picking up Solitude.  Who’s next? Here’s the full story from the Salt Lake Tribune.  And here’s the official press release from Deer Valley. Operations at Solitude won’t shift over until May, 2015.  We[Read More…]

by October 8, 2014 0 comments West
A massage ball can really concentrate gentle pressure on knots.
Credit: Pro-tecathletics

Foam Roll Out Those Nasty Knots

An amazingly simple and immediately effective DIY massage relaxes stiffness and removes pain The foam rolling technique of self- massage is exceptionally beneficial in increasing athletic performance, reducing pain, and helping with injury recovery/prevention —especially for older snow enthusiasts. The medical term for rolling out is self-myofascial release.  “Myo” means muscle, and “fascial” refers to the fascia, a framework of[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Conditioning
WOB clowning around at Alta circa 1970.
Credit: WildOldBunch.com

Buddy Up: Senior Ski Clubs Have More Fun

Alan Engen Recounts How Alta’s Wild Old Bunch has been meeting on the mountain since 1969. With the baby boomers now reaching retirement age, there is a growing population of senior age skiers on the slopes, some of whom are even active in competitive skiing activities. As a result, senior ski programs are becoming a significant part of many ski[Read More…]

by August 8, 2014 4 comments Home Top Box 1, West
Senior Skier’s Skin Game: Five Protective Tips

Senior Skier’s Skin Game: Five Protective Tips

While a great mid-winter day on the slopes may nourish the soul, it can do the opposite for aging skin. It’s common knowledge that our skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, loses fat, loses sweat and oil glands, and generally takes longer to heal than it did in younger days. Fortunately, with a little extra effort, skin can be[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Health, MedTech
Why Seniors Still Ski

Why Seniors Still Ski

A celebration of senior skiers, including American deep powder legend, Junior Bounous describing his descent of Snowbird’s Pipeline when he was 80 years young (he’s about to turn 89).

by March 14, 2014 1 comment Features, Other News
Snowbird’s Pipeline Conquered By Junior Bounous at 80  (Taken March 8, 2014)

Snowbird’s Pipeline Conquered By Junior Bounous at 80 (Taken March 8, 2014)

Snowbird’s Pipeline (the top to bottom ravine in center of picture) : One of North America’s toughest ski routes, descends from Twin peaks above Snowbird. First skied by Junior Bounous in the early 70s. He skied it again during his 80th year. Junior is an inspiration to senior skiers everywhere. &nbsp

by March 14, 2014 1 comment Destinations, Features, Ski Heroes, West
Ski Boots for Seniors: The Apex Innovation

Ski Boots for Seniors: The Apex Innovation

Hey there, Senior Skier:  Time for a moment of honest reflection.  While ski boots have come a long, long way from the old days, comfort-wise, they still suck, right? But, what if ski boots didn’t hurt after three hours of riding hard pack?  What if you could walk around the lodge or to your car in comfort, without the cadence[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 17 comments Boots, Gear
Free Skiing For Seniors

Free Skiing For Seniors

CLICK HERE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD RESORTS WHERE SENIORS SKI FREE    

by December 17, 2000 6 comments Subscriber-Only Content
Boots For Seniors Recommendations

Boots For Seniors Recommendations

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 2018 BOOTS FOR SENIORS CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD 2017-18 BOOTS FOR SENIORS RECOMMENDATIONS  

by December 16, 2000 5 comments Subscriber-Only Content
Skis For Seniors Recommendations

Skis For Seniors Recommendations

2018-19 Best Skis For Seniors Recommendations Click Here To Download Best Skis For Seniors 2018-19

by December 6, 2000 7 comments Subscriber-Only Content
Free Subscription To SKI Magazine For SeniorsSkiing.Com Readers

Free Subscription To SKI Magazine For SeniorsSkiing.Com Readers

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by December 6, 2000 9 comments Subscriber-Only Content
Free One Year Subscription To Skiing History Magazine

Free One Year Subscription To Skiing History Magazine

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR FREE SUBSCRIPTION TO SKIING HISTORY MAGAZINE For your free subscription, CLICK HERE, scroll to Digital Membership, select 1 Year-Digital Only, add to cart, enter coupon code SENIORSKI17, checkout, then set up your account. P.S. Once you’ve subscribed, you’ll have access to the archives to 2009.

by December 6, 2000 0 comments Subscriber-Only Content
Discounts On Gear and Clothing From Experticity

Discounts On Gear and Clothing From Experticity

Register For Discounts With Experticity CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESSING TOP DISCOUNTS Note: As of July, 2017, Experticity accepts SeniorsSkiing.com subscribers who are connected to the snow sports industry in a professional capacity.  This includes instructors, coaches, athletes, patrollers, marketing, sales, vendors, as well as those who lead clubs and other roles as professionals.

by December 6, 2000 4 comments Subscriber-Only Content

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