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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
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
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
Design by Shokhan Mataibekov Architects is a finalist in World Architect Festival Awards.

Ski At Home: Faux Mountain Condos In The City

Vail, Are You Paying Attention? Remember Borat, the hilarious Kazakhstanian character created by British comic, Sasha Baron Cohen? His spoof helped define Kazakhstan in a way that has it trying to get respect ever since. The country has five ski resorts, at least one reaching higher than 10,000-feet. Now a proposed apartment building for Astana, the nation’s capital, would add[Read More…]

by February 18, 2016 0 comments Features, International
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb. 12)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Feb. 12)

At Last, It’s Cold In The East, Poll Results, Resort Reviews and A Ski Hero Profile. All those hopeful prayers and skyward glances are paying off for the snow businesses on the eastern side of the North America. An arctic air mass followed this week’s innocuous snowstorm, and, for snowmaking from the mid-Atlantic to Maine and Quebec, it’s game on.[Read More…]

by February 11, 2016 0 comments Features
Jon Mahanna, creator of the Master’s Clinics, has class members follow his every move down the slopes.
Credit: Dodge Ridge

Master’s Clinic: Fabulous Idea For Senior Skiers

The Secret To Breaking Decades-old Bad Habits: Attending A Master’s Clinic At Dodge Ridge. I hadn’t skied at Dodge Ridge, the closest ski area to the San Francisco Bay Area, in years. But as soon as I arrived at the base area a couple of Thursdays ago for one of its Master’s Clinics, a four-hour-long freeski instructional program designed for intermediate[Read More…]

by February 8, 2016 5 comments Features, West, Home Top Box 3
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
Huff Post 50: Valentine Gifts For Senior Snow Lovers

Huff Post 50: Valentine Gifts For Senior Snow Lovers

SeniorsSkiing.com’s Co-Publisher Jon Weisberg Has Heart Warming Ideas. As the count down to Valentines Day commences, Jon has collected a number of gifts from the expensive to the practical.  What? You don’t think warm underwear is a lovely Valentine’s gift idea?  Well, he has other suggestions.  From the latest Huffington Post Post 50.  

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Features

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