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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
Poll Results: Stretching 60; Not Stretching 40

Poll Results: Stretching 60; Not Stretching 40

Most Do, Many Don’t. Here are the results of our latest poll.  We are curious about why people do and don’t.  Please let us know in the “Comments” section below.  And, we are researching an article on stretching for an upcoming issue.  There are some exercise and physical therapists who say it’s essential, and some who say maybe not so[Read More…]

by February 10, 2016 6 comments Conditioning
From the top of Snow King, looking at the Grand Teton and Jackson Hole.
Credit: Patrick Kearney

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb. 5)

Welcome New Subscribers, A Busy Week For SeniorsSkiing. An article in the New York Times travel section last weekend has brought many new readers to our growing online magazine. We are really glad you’ve joined us.  Please connect with other readers through the FORUM (see menu pick in blue border, upper right), comment on our stories and let us know what[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Features
Ski Ballet: Polka Anyone?

Ski Ballet: Polka Anyone?

Kinda Catchy. Anyone know where this was filmed and when?

by February 4, 2016 2 comments Remember When?
Mad River and Bromley Snow Report: Ain’t Pretty

Mad River and Bromley Snow Report: Ain’t Pretty

Too Soon, The Groundhog Is Seeing Spring In New England. While our friends in the west are dealing with blizzard conditions, those of us in the east are practicing patience. Why? The winter is an on-again, off-again affair around here.  This week, it’s off.  Mad River Glen and Bromley are temporarily shutting their lifts until this weekend.  An inch of[Read More…]

by February 3, 2016 0 comments East
From the top of Snow King, looking at the Grand Teton and Jackson Hole.
Credit: Patrick Kearney

First Run: From The Top Of Jackson Hole At Dawn

[Editor Note: Contributing Photographer Patrick Kearney has been working in outdoor education through the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) for over a decade. Most recently he’s been working in education at the elementary, middle school and college level and will soon transition to helping to protect the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. When he’s not teaching or working in conservation he goes backcountry skiing in[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 2 comments West
Another view of Big Dipper. Alta is known as "Skier's Paradise".
Credit: Harriet Wallis

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Jan.29)

Peek At Survey Results Hot Off The Internet, Over-The-Hill Gang Profile, Warm Toes, Alta Resort Review, and Flying Into Big Sky. We looked over the initial results from Subscriber Survey 2016 and realized we wanted to respond immediately to some of the questions you raised. You will find a capsule summary of responses to your questions in We Hear You. [Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments Features
Editorial: We Hear You.

Editorial: We Hear You.

Responses To Questions You Asked In Our Subscriber Survey Our Second Subscriber Survey 2016 closed just this morning, and we wanted to respond right away so you know we are listening. There is some important information in here for our readers that respond to the questions you raised via the survey. Mission—Just to be ultra clear: Our mission is to[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 4 comments Features
Now you can get a direct flight from Dallas to Bozeman.  Welcome to Big Sky Country.
Credit:Michel Tallichet

American Airlines Introduces Direct Flights to Big Sky

Now It Is Easier To Get To A Montana Destination Resort. American Airlines now has direct service between Dallas/Ft Worth and Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN), 40 miles from Big Sky Ski Resort. The once a day flights are scheduled through April. Big Sky is one of America’s most spectacular resorts. It has 5800 acres spread over four peaks and sports[Read More…]

by January 27, 2016 0 comments Home Top Box 4, West
Over The Hill Gang poses on Copper Mountain.  Not exactly a club, OHG is open to anyone 50+ and has spread around the globe.
Credit: Copper Mt.

Legendary Over-The-Hill-Gang A Model For Seniors

Started at Copper in ’76, OHG Now Around the Globe. [Editor Note:  This report on the Over The Hill Gang was written by Steve Lipsher and originally posted on the Copper Mountain Blog. Here is a link to the original article.] It’s easy to spot members of Copper Mountain’s Over the Hill Gang: sexagenarians, septuagenarians and octogenarians blasting down the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 2 comments Home Top Box 1, West
From The Ski Diva: Keep Tootsies Warm

From The Ski Diva: Keep Tootsies Warm

Advice On How To Manage Cold Feet. Our friend and fellow online ski magazine, The Ski Diva, has just posted a really helpful article on cold feet management.  This is important folks.  Cold toesies can ruin your day and might even discourage you from enjoying the world of winter outdoors.  Take a moment to check out The Diva’s suggestions, and[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Features, Home Top Box 2, MedTech

WINTER JAM IN NYC CANCELLED

Due to an active blizzard watch and citywide hazardous travel advisory notice, Winter Jam 2016 is cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Please visit nyc.gov/severeweather or call 311 for storm updates.  

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Other News
Move over, Big Papi, Big Air is coming to Fenway. Spectators can oo-ha on Feb 12-13.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Jan.22)

Interesting Product and Resort Reviews, Big City Skiing and Poll Results. With Big Snow finally coming to the East Coast, we are getting the dust off our snow sports equipment.  Next week, we’ll have some reporting about classic New England skiing and, with the Mid-Atlantic getting whomped, we expect to hear from our contributors down there about new-found snow. This week’s[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Features

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