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This Week in SeniorsSkiing.com (12/23)

This Week in SeniorsSkiing.com (12/23)

And To All, A Good Night. This week, as we celebrate our respective holidays and share in our love of Winter, we bring you a short and beautiful video that gives new meaning to the idea of night skiing. There’s a piece on Utah’s Powder Mountain. And Short Swings! is loaded with interesting developments and product information. In case you[Read More…]

by December 22, 2016 2 comments Other News
Skiing trees at Utah's Powder Mountain

Powder Mountain: The Cuba of Utah Ski Areas

Visit Soon, It’s About to Change. Before the end of this season, Powder Mountain, Utah’s slightly out of the way ski area will become the largest in all of North America with 8464 acres, surpassing in size Park City (7300 acres), Whistler Blackcomb (8171 acres) and Big Sky (8000 acres). Even without the 1000 new acres that will be available[Read More…]

by December 21, 2016 7 comments West, Other News, Destinations
Sponsored Content: Extend Your Skiing With Supportive Ski~mojo

Sponsored Content: Extend Your Skiing With Supportive Ski~mojo

Ski All Day Without Struggling With Tired Legs, Sore Knees And Aching Hips. Ski~mojo has certainly been the savior of many a skier, keeping them on the slopes for longer – whether that’s more time on the mountain during a day or more years to enjoy the sport. Endorsed by both the PSIA in the U.S and BASI (British Association of[Read More…]

by November 28, 2016 1 comment Other News

A Message to Our Readers

We need your support. SeniorsSkiing.com is the only dedicated source of information for older snow sports enthusiasts. Our sole source of income is through advertising, and right now there are enough advertisers — bless them — to keep the lights on. We — Mike and Jon — put in a lot of unpaid time to bring you SeniorsSkiing.com. Our contributors[Read More…]

by November 10, 2016 2 comments Other News
Short Swings!

Short Swings!

CALIFORNIA Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows received seven inches of new snow earlier this week; more is forecast. The resort plans to open early between November 11 and 18, weather and conditions permitting. Bear Valley Resort and Backcountry Pictures presents “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” featuring the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning writer, director, producer, and documentarian, David Vassar[Read More…]

by November 3, 2016 0 comments Other News
Volcano Erupting On Ski Hill?  No Problem.

Volcano Erupting On Ski Hill? No Problem.

  It’s only ash.  Volcano erupts at Chile’s Nevado de Chillan ski resort.  Let the lifts spin and the skiers slip along!        

by August 11, 2016 0 comments Other News
Vail Purchases Whistler Blackcomb

Vail Purchases Whistler Blackcomb

Chinese Skiers Expected to Fuel Growth. Vail Resorts Inc. has reached an agreement to buy Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, owner of Whistler Blackcomb ski resort. The C$1.4 billion deal is expected to result in Vail’s marketing machine to attract greater numbers of international visitors to Whistler Blackcomb. “We have felt for a long time that Whistler (Blackcomb) is really the best[Read More…]

by August 9, 2016 1 comment Other News, West, Home Top Box 1
Snow Sports Leaders: Earl Saline, National Ski Areas Association (NSAA)

Snow Sports Leaders: Earl Saline, National Ski Areas Association (NSAA)

Editor’s Note: With this article, SeniorsSkiing.com begins a project of publishing interviews with snow sports leaders. We want our readers to learn more about the people who are influential in snow sports development and their views of the role of older participants in skiing, boarding and snow shoeing. Earl Saline, Director of Education Programming for the National Ski Areas Association[Read More…]

by July 20, 2016 0 comments Snow Sports Leaders, Other News
Do You Recognize Asymmetry in Your Body?

Do You Recognize Asymmetry in Your Body?

Are You Right-Handed or Left-Handed? [SeniorsSkiing.com welcomes back Tommy Kirchhoff, a long-time ski instructor and a certified Tai Chi master. He has been teaching senior exercises for 12 years. Tai Chi is an ancient martial art that has evolved to slow-moving poses that is practiced all over the world.] Does one knee hurt more than the other? Are there visible[Read More…]

by June 6, 2016 0 comments Other News


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
Verbier, Switzerland: ParaSailing on skis
Credit: Mark Subi

Droning On: Striking Views Of Ski Country, Other Places

Drones Bring A Magnificent, Unexpected Perspective. They’re in the skies, but you may not see them. Professional and amateur operated photo drones are capturing striking bird’s eye views of snow-covered mountains, crashing waterfalls, ancient architecture, daredevil feats, even the inside of an erupting volcano. So this senior skier learned one late July afternoon following a long hike in the high[Read More…]

by July 28, 2015 0 comments Other News, Features
SeniorsSkiing.com SubscriberSurvey 2015

SeniorsSkiing.com SubscriberSurvey 2015

 Please Add Your Feedback To Other Subscribers to SeniorsSkiing.com This month marks our first full year of publishing SeniorsSkiing.com, the only online resource for 50+ snow enthusiasts.  It’s a good time for us to get your advice, comments and input on how we can make our magazine more useful to you.  Please take a minute to complete our short survey.[Read More…]

by March 18, 2015 1 comment Other News
The Ski Archives at the J.W.Marriott Library at the University of Utah is the largest in the country.
Credit: Harriet Wallis

Glittering Evening At Ski Archives Fund Raiser in SLC

Movers and Shakers honored. Twenty years ago, ski enthusiasts and visionaries realized that historic ski photos and manuscripts should be collected to assure they wouldn’t be lost in dusty attics and that old albums wouldn’t be tossed out. The resulting collection is housed on the University of Utah campus in the J. Willard Marriott Library, and it’s called the Ski[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Other News, West
Flipping out: Lofoten, Norway
Credit: Oystein Aasheim

Warren Miller’s Newest: “No Turning Back”

This one is not to be missed. My first Warren Miller film was in the early 50’s. That was when the Master, himself, was present to narrate each showing. You knew the season was starting when Warren rolled into town. I’ve seen many ski films over the years. After a while, despite camera tricks, ski gymnastics, and the latest soundtrack,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Other News, Features, Home Top Box 4
Why Seniors Still Ski

Why Seniors Still Ski

A celebration of senior skiers, including American deep powder legend, Junior Bounous describing his descent of Snowbird’s Pipeline when he was 80 years young (he’s about to turn 89).

by March 14, 2014 1 comment Other News, Features
Sponsored Content: The Smartest Way To Hold Your Phone

Sponsored Content: The Smartest Way To Hold Your Phone

SeniorsSkiing.com EXCLUSIVE As a special offer to SeniorsSkiing.com subscribers – enter code SENIORS-SKIING at checkout to save 20% on any Gear Beast Smartphone Lanyard!   The Gear Beast Universal Smartphone Lanyard is the perfect solution for anyone who wants easy access to their phone without interfering with everyday activities. Great for sports fans, concert goers, teachers, students, seniors, travelers or anyone[Read More…]

by January 4, 2010 0 comments Other News