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Coping With Flat Light

[Editor Note: As the new year begins, SeniorsSkiing.com is again asking our readers to contribute to support our online magazine. Yes, we have grown in the number of subscribers and advertisers. But our expenses have also grown. You can help us defray some of these expenses by helping us out with a donation.  This year, we have a mix of[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 19 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb. 15)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb. 15)

Gratitude!, Snow Floods And Deserts, Big Jump, George at 101, Folk Tale, Steamboat Guide, You Never Know. The response to our appeal for financial support to help defray expenses at SeniorsSkiing.com has been extremely gratifying. We are humbled by the donations we’ve received, and thank each contributor most heartily. If you haven’t yet considered making a donation (and getting a[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 1 comment Features
Ask An Expert: Getting Up From A Fall

Ask An Expert: Getting Up From A Fall

How To Get Up From A Fall A question from reader Jeffrey Dunning: What are good exercises to help skiers get up after a fall? Getting up with both ski boots attached to skis is a lot harder than when I was young. For an expert opinion, we turned to Seth Masia, founder of the skiyoungernow.com instructional approach, offered at the[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 6 comments Ask An Expert
Mystery Glimpse: Jumpin’ Big

Mystery Glimpse: Jumpin’ Big

[Editor Note: As the new year begins, SeniorsSkiing.com is again asking our readers to contribute to support our online magazine. Yes, we have grown in the number of subscribers and advertisers. But our expenses have also grown. You can help us defray some of these expenses by helping us out with a donation.  This year, we have a mix of[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 3 comments Features
You Never Know…

You Never Know…

[Editor Note: As the new year begins, SeniorsSkiing.com is again asking our readers to contribute to support our online magazine. Yes, we have grown in the number of subscribers and advertisers. But our expenses have also grown. You can help us defray some of these expenses by helping us out with a donation.  This year, we have a mix of[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 2 comments Features
Lessons From Folk Tale: X-C Ski Adventure

Lessons From Folk Tale: X-C Ski Adventure

[Editor Note: As the new year begins, SeniorsSkiing.com is again asking our readers to contribute to support our online magazine. Yes, we have grown in the number of subscribers and advertisers. But our expenses have also grown. You can help us defray some of these expenses by helping us out with a donation.  This year, we have a mix of[Read More…]

by February 13, 2019 1 comment Features, Ski History
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This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb.8)

Mellow Sundance, Tow Line, Backstage World Championships, Bike In Winter, Ask The Expert. [Editor Note: As the new year begins, SeniorsSkiing.com is again asking our readers to contribute to support our online magazine. Yes, we have grown in the number of subscribers and advertisers. But our expenses have also grown. You can help us defray some of these expenses by[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments Features
Mystery Glimpse: Tow Line

Mystery Glimpse: Tow Line

[Editor Note: As the new year begins, SeniorsSkiing.com is again asking our readers to contribute to support our online magazine. Yes, we have grown in the number of subscribers and advertisers. But our expenses have also grown. You can help us defray some of these expenses by helping us out with a donation.  This year, we have a mix of[Read More…]

by February 6, 2019 5 comments Features
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This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb. 1)

Ask An Expert, Mystery Incantation, Robert Frost, 70s Ski Test Reality, Glen Plake Tour. Last week, we pointed out that of three competitive New Hampshire ski resorts along I-93, two offered low day lift ticket prices for seniors and one didn’t. To review, both Waterville Valley and Bretton Woods offered $29 and/or $32, depending on when you buy and if[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 2 comments Features
New Feature:  Ask An Expert

New Feature: Ask An Expert

Ask An Expert is the new SeniorsSkiing.com feature that answers your snow sport questions with responses from experts. Send in your questions, and we’ll find the experts to answer them. The feature will appear as frequently as we have your questions. We start the series this week with this question from reader, Terry Kureth: While skiing with a friend not[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 3 comments Ask An Expert
Snow In Literature: An Old Man’s Winter Night

Snow In Literature: An Old Man’s Winter Night

By Robert Frost All out of doors looked darkly in at himThrough the thin frost, almost in separate stars,That gathers on the pane in empty rooms.What kept his eyes from giving back the gazeWas the lamp tilted near them in his hand.What kept him from remembering what it wasThat brought him to that creaking room was age.He stood with barrels[Read More…]

by January 30, 2019 3 comments Features
Mystery Glimpse: Divine Intervention

Mystery Glimpse: Divine Intervention

Special Times On The Mountain Top Here’s another challenging picture from the Colorado Snowsports Museum. Something is going on, obviously, on this mountain. What’s happening? Who arranged it and for what purpose? When? Take your best guess down in the Comments box below. Last Week This magnificent photo was taken in 1952 at the Alta ski area. It is part[Read More…]

by January 30, 2019 5 comments Features
70s Ski Testing: Political Fall Out

70s Ski Testing: Political Fall Out

Advertisers Or Readers? Ski testing in the early 70s challenged SKI magazine’s leaders in ways they didn’t anticipate.  While our readers loved the reviews and wanted more, we were careful about what we wrote. A huge proportion of SKI Magazine’s income came from advertisers.  Our publisher regularly reminded me that ad revenue dwarfed what came in from subscriptions and special[Read More…]

by January 29, 2019 2 comments Features
From The Ski Diva: Why Glen Plake’s Down Home Tour Matters

From The Ski Diva: Why Glen Plake’s Down Home Tour Matters

[Editor Note: Friend and Colleague, The Ski Diva publishes a terrific, award-winning site for women skiers, snowboarders, and snow sports enthusiasts. With her permission, we are reprinting this week’s edition about extreme skier, freestylist, and US Ski Hall of Fame member Glen Plake’s country-wide tour to small- and medium-size ski resorts, the little family and senior friendly areas that we[Read More…]

by January 29, 2019 4 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Jan.25)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Jan.25)

Buried Alive, Magic Mt., Brian Head, 70s Ski Testing, Mystery Snowfields, Rope Tow Memories. There is prolific snow in New England these days, and despite the brisk cold, we went skiing last week in New Hampshire in the famous Ski 93 corridor. First stop was Bretton Woods on a frosty bluebird day with far-ranging views of Mt. Washington and the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 6 comments Features

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