The Adirondack Ski Touring Council (ASTC), developed in 1986 as a nonprofit corporation to promote cross country skiing and to build/maintain the Jackrabbit Trail in and around the Lake Placid, N.Y. region, will see a change in leadership. The trail, runs for 35 miles (56 km) from Keene, N.Y. to Paul Smith's College.
Cindy Rust, a science teacher at Post Falls High School in Post Falls, ID (and a snowboarder), has been named the 2015 Snow Sports Ambassador of the Year by the organizers of the Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month)/Bring a Friend initiative. Rust was the first runner up to last year’s winner Scott Kolts of Dahlgren, IL.
Winter means ski hat season but darn if helmets have put a crimp in resort style. Maybe we shouldn’t sport acrylic (or wool or fleece) on the slopes but that doesn’t mean those fluffy ear coverings can’t radiate your steeze après and beyond.