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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
Skiing With Confidence: Advice From The Ski Diva

Skiing With Confidence: Advice From The Ski Diva

Practical Advice On How To Regain And  Maintain Your Confidence On Snow. [Editor Note: The Ski Diva (Wendy Clinch, our friend and colleague) has given us permission to re-print a transcript of advice on confidence in skiing. The Ski Diva site is a community of women who love winter sports and the outdoors. The site has been honored by the[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 4 comments Features
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
November Road, Credit: M.Maginn

Snow In Literature: My November Guest

November Is A Forerunner. My November Guest By Robert Frost (1913) My sorrow, when she’s here with me, Thinks these dark days of autumn rain Are beautiful as days can be; She loves the bare, the withered tree; She walks the sodden pasture lane. Her pleasure will not let me stay. She talks and I am fain to list: She’s[Read More…]

by November 12, 2018 0 comments 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
Mystery Glimpse: Two Stars On The Snow

Mystery Glimpse: Two Stars On The Snow

Who Are These Folks? Hint: It’s New England. Another Hint: You’ve undoubtedly seen one of these folks in action. This week’s Mystery Glimpse photo comes from the archives of the New England Ski Museum with headquarters in Franconia, NH, and a new branch location in North Conway, NH. The New England Ski Museum collects, conserves, and exhibits elements of ski[Read More…]

by November 8, 2018 7 comments Features
Snow Limo takes a non-skier not only up the mountain but also down a ski trail. Credit: Sun Peaks Snow Limo Tours.

Something New: A Limo To The Snow

Other Things To Do In Winter (Part 3): Ride The Snow In Style. There IS a way to experience skiing, even if you don’t ski. Or close to it, since you will be coming down an actual ski slope, keeping up with skiers. Only thing is you will be sitting down. The device that enables this experience is called a[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Features
This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 2)

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Nov. 2)

ReaderReport, Free Senior Ski Listing, Mystery Glimpse Returns, Sample Song From Ray Conrad, Fifth Anniversary Bash Coming Up. Last week, we put out a call to our readers to submit stories, photos, and videos about their own snow sport experiences.  Memories, history, adventures, recommendations, you name it. In response, reader Alyce Perez sent in pictures of her skiing at Mt.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 2 comments Features
Who, where, what? Credit: Colorado Snowsports Museum & Hall of Fame

Mystery Glimpse Returns: What’s Happening?

Guess What’s Going On, Submit Under Comments Below. Our popular Mystery Glimpse feature is returning after a summer respite. The basic idea is that we publish a photo of a person, place, or thing, and you guess who, where, or what. Most of these photos have been submitted to SeniorsSkiing.com by some very excellent ski museums around the country. We[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 1 comment Ski History
Boo. Credit: SkiTheWorld.com

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 26)

Halloween Skiing, Nor’Easter Brings New England Snow, Contribute To SeniorsSkiing.com, Stein’s Studebaker, Ultimate Ski Quiz. For the first time in a while, there will be skiing on Halloween. Resorts are opening in BC, Colorado, Vermont, Maine, and more snow is on the way this week in New England. Here’s the forecast for this Wednesday 10/25. Get your costume ready. We[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Features
The Kircher Studebaker dealership in Detroit in the early 1950s. The car on the left is clearly a ’50 or ’51 bullet nose model, even though only the back of the car shows here. Those are the only years this model was made.

My Search For Stein’s Studebaker

Having A Studebaker In Common With A Legend Prompts A Sherlockian Pursuit. Stein Eriksen bought a new Studebaker in April 1953. That much is certain. I’d like to know which model Stein bought, what happened to it, and if there is a photo of Stein with the car. Why? Because my father-in-law bought a Studebaker that same spring, and my[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 6 comments Nostalgia, Ski Heroes
“Ultimate” Quiz Of Ski Terms

“Ultimate” Quiz Of Ski Terms

You Think You’ve Been Around Snow Sports For A While, Eh? See How Many You Get Right. Milk Run a. Ski trail with lots of slush b. Off-season mountain bike race on ski trails c. Trail full of slow skiers d. First run of the day   2. Chatter a. Noisy lodge b. Excessive talking on chairlift c. Squeaky noises[Read More…]

by October 23, 2018 16 comments Nostalgia
Vail Pass. Credit: Mary Ellen Roth

This Week In SeniorsSkiing.com (Oct. 19)

Snow, Snow, Snow! So it begins. And it’s only mid-October. Who’s made a first run? Tell us about it! From East To West                                                                          [Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 2 comments Features
Dog Sled rides with Mountain Man Adventures. Credit: Sun Peaks Resort.

Dog-Sledding Is Another Snow Activity: Don’t Say Mush!

Other Things To Do In Winter For Seniors (Part 2): On You Huskies. Ok, nobody says mush. Nobody, outside of maybe movies, has EVER said mush, though the folks who drive sleds are often called mushers. Mostly, people who run dogsleds just say, “Go!” And the dogs aren’t those black and white Siberian Huskies people expect. Your average sled dog[Read More…]

by October 15, 2018 0 comments Features
Pat's ski collection from narrow to wide underfoot dimensions. Credit: Pat McCloskey

In Your Quiver

Do You Know What Underfoot Measurement Is Best For Your Kind Of Skiing? One of the hardest questions a seasoned skier has to answer is when someone new to skiing or maybe even a friend says, “So what kind of ski should I be on this year?”  Really a tough question to answer without delving into particulars like, athleticism, age,[Read More…]

by October 15, 2018 9 comments Skis

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