A Look Down Under Gives Perspective…

….and some reason for pause. A look at Australia 2020 Winter Ski Season should provide some clues for the upcoming Ski Season in the Northern Hemisphere. Australia is having its winter…. right now – snow conditions are reasonably good, resorts are open…. life should be good. Except – “the corona” virus pandemic / COVID 19…

The Summer Training Season Depended on it….

With COVID virus international travel restrictions limiting North America’s 2020 summer on-snow training options, a great many were depending on the hard work and perseverance of a select few… and they didn’t even know it! Mount Hood Oregon is the premier destination for summer on-snow training in North America. Specifically, the Palmer Snowfield Glacier at…

“What’s in your head – on race day?!!

Couch time Analysis with Mikaela……during Covid Quarantine. This is a great video of Mikaela providing a play by play of what she is thinking during a slalom race. One of the most candid videos of its kind. A great learning opportunity from a rock-star racer.

Its your LEKI Day…

4 : How many friends casually mentioned a pole had to be replaced because it broke. 4: How many friends that are much happier after learning about the excellent Leki customer service and replacement process. So, I am going to post this again…. If you break a Leki pole …. FIRST, DON’T PANIC!! Contact Leki…

Tic Toc

Time to Register for US Ski and Snowboard with “Early Bird Discount” is running out – October 15th, 2019~

Keystone Opens October 12th, 2019!

Check out this post from Keystone: Keystone says this is the earliest season open in 20 years!! Well, I guess the new snowmaking investment worked out this year. In previous seasons, A-Basin [the closest resort to Keystone] was part of the Vail – Epic Season Pass. As mentioned in a prior post, A-Basin has a…

Guns A Blazing in the Rockies

1st week of October and snow cannons all over the high Rockies are blasting away! Check out some of the resort photos posted on FB: Tip: Follow Copper, Keystone, Loveland and A-Basin on Social Media for the latest updates! Copper, A-Basin, and Loveland are consistently amongst the earliest ski areas in the United States to…