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The History of Ski Design

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

In the beginning, all skis were custom-made. Skis used for winter transportation, for cross-country racing and jumping, were carved by hand, from a single plank of wood, by the skier or a family member — perhaps by a neighboring expert carpenter. An experienced ski-maker knew how to tailor the ski’s camber [...]

Chickering-Ayers Wins Fieberbrunn Freeride Stop

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Congratulations to Silas Chickering-Ayers on his Freeride World Tour Win in Fieberbrunn, watch his winning run here…

Softer than Cashmere…

Friday, February 1st, 2013

A cold and dry January had everyone in town in a mood, and not a good one.  Then came over three feet in the last week and everything changed.  We skied three great days on the ski area finding our legs again and getting our fill of fresh lift served snow.  With sore legs and [...]

R-R-R-Romancing The N-N-N-Nugget

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Brrrr. The thermometer at the First Interstate Bank registered -15F as Parker and I drove through Jackson on the way to the Park yesterday morning.  Who knows how cold it was at the Bradley-Taggart parking lot–colder than that, anyway.  Regardless, it felt good to start into the mountains under brilliant stars with the whole range [...]

1.1.2013 Sunny and Cold

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

New Year’s day brought clear skies and cold temps.  I met up with Wagner skier Greg Hope for a few chilly laps in his backyard of Telluride. New Year’s day video