SeniorsSkiing.com salutes The Ski Diva for winning the prestigious Harold S. Hirsch Award for Best Ski Blog from the North American Snowsports Journalists Association. Wendy Clinch, a refugee from the advertising business, started the Ski Diva, a women’s ski blog, in 2006. Since then, she has written on a wide-range for topics for women snowsport enthusiasts and has attracted about 5000 readers to her very active online forum. ‘Way to go, Ski Diva!


Apex Ski Boots announced its XP Big Mountain Ski Boot. The Apex is infinitely adjustable and features a soft walkable inner boot and a hard shell exoboot. They’re sold online and through select retailers.


The Northeast Ski & Craft Beer Showcase, presented by Alpin Haus, will take place at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, NY, Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6.


Mont-Tremblant received its first dusting on October 23.


Ski Utah reports the following resort opening dates:

  • Alta – Nov. 18
  • Beaver – TBD
  • Brian Head – Nov. 18
  • Cherry Peak – TBD
  • Brighton – As early as possible
  • Deer Valley  – Dec. 3
  • Eagle Point – Dec. 17
  • Nordic Valley -Dec. 10
  • Park City – Nov. 18
  • Powder – TBD
  • Snowbasin – Nov. 23
  • Snowbird – Nov. 18
  • Solitude – Nov. 18
  • Sundance – Dec. 9

Park City may hold the world record for simultaneous shot ski drinkers. Confused? Wasatch Brew Pub bolted hundreds of skis together and mounted shot glasses for the momentous occasion. 2000 people showed up for the Big Gulp — double the number expected. They’re waiting for Guinness to confirm the record, previously held by Breckenridge, which attracted 881 participants. he event was a fundraiser for a local Rotary Club.

Black Diamond has issued Live, Ski Repeat, a one-minute video preview to the season.


Teton Gravity Research issued its latest film, Tight Loose, with exceptional powder beauty shots. Tour Dates: http://www.tetongravity.com/films/tight-loose/tour


Killington is now open for season pass holders.  First in the East (again).

Wildcat Mountain is kicking off its 59th season with snowmaking operations, thanks to cold temps and natural snowfall above 3,000 feet.

Mountain Collective, the consortium of 14 iconic ski resorts is offering two day passes at each resort for a total of $419. Under 12 kids pass is $99. Season pass holders at Alta and other Mountain Collective resorts get half-price skiing at participating reports.OTHER

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