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Mystery Glimpse: Woman Snow Boarder Winner

Mystery Glimpse: Woman Snow Boarder Winner

Who Is She? What Makes Her Special? A competitor, a snowboarder (obviously), a woman.  See if you can put these clues together. Once again, thanks to the Colorado Snowsport Museum in Vail, CO., for this contribution.  Put your guess in comments below. Last Week This artifact is a United States Forest Service avalanche control gun sight. It was used by[Read More…]

by December 18, 2018 3 comments Features
Buddy at Innsbruck.

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Dec. 14)

Open The Archives, Technique, Mystery Glimpse, Gift Ideas With Serious Discounts For Readers. SeniorsSkiing.com’s fifth anniversary year has caused us to reflect back on the articles that have appeared on these virtual pages. Incredibly to us, we have posted almost 1,000 articles from professional journalists, ski business people, freelancers, readers, contributors-from-out-of-the-blue, and correspondents. Our archives is an amazing collection of[Read More…]

by December 14, 2018 1 comment Features
Credit: Colorado Snowsports Museum

Mystery Glimpse: What’s This Thingy?

Hint: It’s Government Issue. Thanks again to the Colorado Snowsports Museum in Vail, CO, for contributing this photo to our series. A special shout-out to curator Dana Mathios for picking some interesting relics and for providing answers to the “glimpse”. The collection at the Colorado Snowsports Museum tells the story of the explosive rise of skiing in the Colorado Rockies,[Read More…]

by December 11, 2018 6 comments Features
Turning off traction control to see how the Big Red Truck behaves. Credit: Martin Griff

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Dec. 7)

Weather Factoids, Driving School, PA Trail Names, Utah Poet, Special Birthday For Klaus. Busy week here at SeniorsSkiing.com.  We attended the Northeast Winter Weather Summit at Stratton Mountain, VT, and met with meteorologists, ski resort operators, and lots of journalists to discuss matters of mutual interest.  And we picked up some amazing fun facts from hanging around with some weather[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 1 comment Features
Credit: Mike Roth

Trail Name Series: Doc Dempsey’s

A Wonderful Cartoon From Mike Roth, Ski Journalist From Albany. Mike writes and draws cartoons for the Albany Times-Union Ski Blog. This one is about Smuggler’s Notch’s Doc Dempsey’s run.

by December 6, 2018 1 comment East
Mystery Glimpse: Flying Racer

Mystery Glimpse: Flying Racer

Who Is The Airborne Skier? What’s His Story? Do You Know His Hometown? This week, we made the Mystery Glimpse a little more challenging.  Name this high flyer.  Tell us about him and (hint) how he met his unfortunate and untimely end. Okay that’s hard. Here’s another one of this celebrated personage. These photos come from the collection of the[Read More…]

by December 5, 2018 11 comments Features
Checking out new snow depth, Day Two, Brighton, UT, is our own Jan Brunvand

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 30)

Exercise And Be Younger, Ski Song Hits Academe, Remembering Friends’ Last Run, Skiing In Japan’s Hakuba Valley, The Mysterious Maud. Over the past week or so, the snowfalls in the most popular snow areas in the US and Canada have been meteoric. There is snow in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, Colorado, Utah, BC and the Sierras. Most unusual, no?[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 1 comment Features
German POWs making shingles at Camp Hale, CO, circa 1943-46. Credit: Colorado SnowSports

Mystery Glimpse: Who’s Diligently At Work?

They’re Lucky To Be In The Mountains And Not Where They Were. This should be relatively easy.  Who are these chaps? What are they doing? Where are they doing it? When? Look closely. There are clues you can see. Thanks, again, to the Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame for contributing this picture. The museum’s website has some well-researched[Read More…]

by November 28, 2018 3 comments Features
Here's one Tom who made it past Thursday, glad to be trotting on the snow. Credit: SnoCountry

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 23)

Free (Or Almost Free) Skiing Directory, Skis For Seniors Recommendations, Chile Wrap, Trail Name Series, Ski History Gala, Skiing In Skirts. Happy Thanksgiving On The Snow!  For the first time in recent memory, there are plenty of lifts spinning in New England areas and in Colorado and other places in the West. The recent East Coast Nor’easter brought a snow[Read More…]

by November 23, 2018 0 comments Features
Mystery Glimpse: Who’s Skiing In Skirts?

Mystery Glimpse: Who’s Skiing In Skirts?

It Looks Royally Uncomfortable. Here’s a picture from long ago. The woman on the right is the mystery lady. Who is she? You can probably guess the era from the skiing “costumes”. Probably foreign. Last hint: Think Scandinavia. This week’s picture was contributed by Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum & Heritage Center, in Decorah, IA.  The center has over 33,000 artifacts,[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 3 comments Ski History
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 16)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 16)

Fifth Anniversary Party Bash Report, Revised Free Ski List, New Trail Name Series, Big Bell Mystery, November Poetry From Robert Frost. The Upper West side of Manhattan reverberated with the laughs and chatter of the SeniorsSkiing.com’s Fifth Anniversary Bash at E’s Bar and Grill last Wednesday.                     This Week We have[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Features
Ski Recommendations For Seniors 2018-19

Ski Recommendations For Seniors 2018-19

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by November 14, 2018 6 comments Home Top Box 2
Mystery Glimpse: Ding Dong Bell

Mystery Glimpse: Ding Dong Bell

Yes, It’s A Big Bell.   What’s the significance of this old bell? Do you know where it came from? What it was used for? Who used it? Your guesses below most welcome. This week’s Mystery Glimpse was contributed by the Alf Engen Ski Museum, Park City, UT.  The museum was established in 1989 with the mission to preserve the[Read More…]

by November 12, 2018 1 comment Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 9)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 9)

Off To The Ski Show! New Mystery Glimpse, Updated Free Ski List,  Snowshoeing With Grandkids, Another Non-Skiing Snow Activity. The annual go-to-the-ski-show ritual is about to take place. We’re headed down to Boston to see what new and different this year and to connect with some friends and fellow ski journalists.  We know this is a great annual family/friend outing[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Features
PARTYTIME!!!!  Wednesday, November 14 in NYC

PARTYTIME!!!! Wednesday, November 14 in NYC

Come celebrate 5 years of SeniorsSkiing.com! You’ll meet other older skiers and have a chance to win some terrific raffle prizes, including, a trip to Okemo, a pair of APEX boots, Orsden parkas, a season of Safe Descents ski and snowboard insurance, DeBooter ski boot jacks, Bootster ski boothorns, discounts on Masterfit boot products, subscriptions to Skiing History magazine, etc.[Read More…]

by November 8, 2018 2 comments Other News

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