After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) in Jackson, N.H. for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization.
It was only seven words and eight syllables, but when I heard them, I knew it was going to be a fun ski day.
No question about it, alpine skis are pricey. Middle-of-the-line models run for over $500, top-shelf all-mountain skis routinely check out for around $700 or more, unmounted, and some exotics seem to reach second mortgage territory. One has every right to wonder, what am I paying for?
Lou Whittaker is a giant among men at six-foot-five except when he is around his equally tall twin brother, Jim. It is almost impossible to tell them apart.
While some resorts north of the border rest during the week and resume on the weekends, others are serving their patrons seven days a week. So it’s always good policy to research specific facilities in SnoCountry.com condition reports to see exactly where they stand.
Vail Mayor Andy Daly’s youngest son is ski patrolling in France this ski season and he and his wife went over to visit. On their way home they flew the 5,000 miles direct from Frankfurt to Denver on Lufthansa in nine hours. But because of gridlocked Interstate 70 traffic, it took them more than seven hours to drive the 120 miles from Denver International Airport to Vail.