Articles by: seniorsskiing

Senior Day at Jack Frost included instruction and demonstrations.
Credit: Bill Runner

Jack Frost Senior Day: A Model For Other Resorts

A Get Together Of Senior Skiers Combines Fun, Learning and Friends. Our mission at SeniorsSkiing.com is to promote the value of senior snow sport enthusiasts to the ski and snow sports industry. This year, we’ve discovered that some ski resorts are, in fact, focusing on their older demographic through “Senior Days”, a variety of no-cost, low-cost events that are seniors-only[Read More…]

by March 15, 2016 2 comments East
From Socks to Scarves in Sixty Minutes

From Socks to Scarves in Sixty Minutes

A Terrific DIY Gift Idea! Ski season is winding down, and some of us may be returning to other activities. Suzy Z.* will be doing needlework. Suzy, a seniorsskiing.com subscriber, had this terrific idea for sock-scarves while shopping last fall for ski hose. It uses ski or knee socks to create a scarf for your winter jacket or turtleneck. Relatives, grandkids, and friends[Read More…]

by March 14, 2016 0 comments Accessories
Magnificent views provide a backdrop for senior friendly skiing at Waterville Valley Resort.
Credit: Waterville Valley Resort

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Mar.11)

Resort and Product Reviews, Another Jackson Hole, Snowless Skiing, Skiing With Life-Long Friends, and An Artist On The Ski Slopes. Well, it was 77 official degrees when we left Boston Wednesday this week to go a-skiing in Vermont.  This is the season of strange to be sure, at least in the East.  Out West, we are learning of 6o” snowfalls[Read More…]

by March 11, 2016 0 comments Features
Where there is snow, there will be skiing. Cwazy Wabbits.
Credit: Real Skifi

Snowless Skiing in Stockholm: The Future?

Swedish Ingenuity Overcomes Lack of Snow. Boston, Pay Attention!   Cheer up New England skiers! There may be no snow, but with some guts and imagination all things are possible. Just look at what these young skiers in a snowless Stockholm did to ring their skier chimes.

by March 7, 2016 1 comment Features
The Colors Of Passion

The Colors Of Passion

An Artist Paints En Plein Air On Ski Slopes. [Editor Note: We are pleased to present a painter-on-skis, Judy Calhoun, who regularly brings her artist kit to the ski slopes. Her biographical and contact information is below.] I try to find a pleasant rhythm as my skis follow the feel of the mountain. With the weight of my cumbersome pack[Read More…]

by March 7, 2016 3 comments Features
Home, home on the range? Not really.  This Jackson Hole is not where you think.

Way, Way Out West, There’s Another Jackson Hole. Know Where?

A few miles north of Beijing, there’s a town that is named Jackson Hole.  No skiing, but…seriously? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRSenQu2GWw&feature=youtu.be

by March 4, 2016 0 comments International
SeniorsSkiing.com salutes George Jedenoff on his 98th birthday.
Credit: Ski Utah

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Mar. 4)

Tip Of The Pole To Ski Legend George Jedenoff On His 98th Birthday, Reviews of Resorts In Italy, East, and West, Toe Socks, And A Hilarious Rap Video About Aging And Skiing. This week, the ski community from coast to coast is saluting 98 year old George Jedenoff’s birthday and his 56 year skiing career.  He’s still at it at[Read More…]

by March 3, 2016 0 comments Features
Injinji's Performance 2.0 Snow toe socks are fun to wear and feel terrific.
Credit: SeniorsSkiing

Product Review: Socks That Rock From Injinji

New Performance Toe Socks Are Super Comfortable and Supportive. It’s March, and close to the end of the season for a lot of folks. If you think your gear is starting to look a little tattered, now is the time to contemplate a new way of thinking about your socks. Injinji, the toe sock company, has introduced a new line[Read More…]

by March 3, 2016 1 comment Accessories
SeniorsSkiing.com salutes George Jedenoff on his 98th birthday.
Credit: Ski Utah

Inspiring “Powder Philosophy”: George Jedenoff, 98

George Says Make The Most Of What You’ve Got. “It’s a pleasure by itself to be in the great, fresh cold air that seems to uncloud your brain…It’s a chance to reflect on your own life…[Skiing] is an opportunity to reflect on the wonderful things you can do…The plusses far outweigh the minuses…Take time to appreciate the positives.” Thanks to Ski Utah[Read More…]

by March 2, 2016 2 comments Ski Heroes
Thanks to Lif' Ticket, whoever you are.  We do put the foot rest down.

Nowadays, We Like To Put The Foot Rest Down

Funny, Funny Rap About Senior Skiing. A SeniorsSkiing.com’s Correspondent steered this our way.  A highly hysterical and insightful ode to what happens to senior skiers.  We aren’t sure who these dudes are, but, man, you have it nailed.

by March 1, 2016 7 comments Features
Groomed trails are only one advantage of skiing at a commercial XC resort or commercial center.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb 19)

Reminiscing About A Great Big X-C Race, More Resort Reviews, Why Ski Philosophy, And Snow Kayaking. We celebrate Washington’s Birthday with a remembrance of the “people’s” cross-country, point-to-point race that was held from 1963 to 1973 in various places in southern Vermont. We tracked down Bob Gray, two-time Olympian and winner of the first race, for his views on the[Read More…]

by February 25, 2016 1 comment Features
Someone out there is bored.  But how do you get up the lift?
Credit: Warren Miller

Other Things You Can Do On Snow: Try Kayaking

A Short Clip On A Snow Sport Alternative From Warren Miller.

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Features
Why Ski?

Why Ski?

From NSP Eastern Division Safety Team, Corinth, NY

by February 23, 2016 2 comments Features, Ski History
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb.19)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb.19)

Big News For Our Subscribers, Resort Reviews, Stretching Advice, Boots and a Ski-From-Home Apartment in Borat-Land. We are extremely excited this week to announce a fantastic and exclusive discount deal for SeniorsSkiing.com’s subscribers.  Now you guys can sign up with Promotive.com (using a special access code you will receive shortly in a separate email), and get discounts on top brands in ski[Read More…]

by February 18, 2016 0 comments Features
Flipping out: Lofoten, Norway
Credit: Oystein Aasheim

Special Edition: Great News for SeniorsSkiing.com Subscribers!

Subscribers to SeniorsSkiing.com are now eligible to receive substantial discounts on a wide variety of equipment, gear, accessories, clothing, etc. We have arranged for this subscriber benefit with ProMotive.com, the online community for industry experts and influencers that matches qualified members with exclusive discounts on top brands. These offers—the same as or similar to those available to professional ski and[Read More…]

by February 18, 2016 2 comments Features, Home Top Box 4

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