In Short Swings!, Jon pairs French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir’s thoughts about aging with giving the finger to some disrespectful kids at Park City.

Skiing Weatherman, Herb Stevens, previews what to expect in ski country over the coming weeks.

Wendy Clinch of TheSkiDiva discusses what the women on her forum are saying about the state of on-hill safety.

Tamsin Venn profiles Deer Valley and the pleasures it delivers for senior skiers.

You probably didn’t know about Alta’s role in the development of a national approach to ski-teaching. Alan Engen, who headed Alta’s Ski School, shares that important chapter in American skiing history.

Jonathan Wiesel, President, Nordic Group International, encourages readers to propose that local golf courses start cross-country ski operations. He establishes a strong case and provides information resources to help make the pitch.

Finally, Mike Roth illustrates a verrrry long fall he took years ago in the French Alps; Test Your Skiing Knowledge poses a new puzzler and announces the winner of the last one, and LUV2SKI presents a few new reader-submitted license plates for your pleasure.

Enjoy the issue. The entire site, including our archive of more than 1,700 articles is accessible at any time. The next editorial package will be distributed Friday, April 1.

Make lots of happy turns, and, remember, Senior Skiers Rock!

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