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What's on your skiers check list? Cold smoke powder? A Western
escape to one of Killington's sister resorts such as Park City in
Utah or Okemo's Crested Butte in Colorado?
Does your list include a special Eastern adventure? ...
First tracks, whether in fresh powder or on groomed corduroy is
enticing. Soft powder is the best. Fresh corduroy is a close
second. But neither comes with a guarantee, especially in the East.
A few weeks ago it was soft, th ...
"Skis are expensive but a badly tuned skis can make the
experience disastrous," notes former World Cup Ski Tuner, Mike
DeSantis. One of a handful of individuals on the East Coast who
tuned skis for some of our finest racers ...
Part 2: Picking news skis, reflections from the test
Picking new skis is challenging. Many skiers simply pick a pair
based on reviews and graphics. But, that can be a mistake. The same
ski, afterall, in two different ...
Sometimes even the best skiers can feel, well, apprehensive on
the mountain. Some folks may even feel queasy from time to time
looking down a steep, or icy, pitch. We're not trying to make fear
our friend. That's not the goa ...