Aloha snow-people, it’s me again – back for another round of Top Cinco. It looks like my first blog got over 10 gazillion reads, which is some kind of new internet world record so they green-lighted me to write another Top 5 list (well, my math might be a little off on that read total,… Read the rest of the post!
Unlike many of my colleagues here at Liftopia, my skiing career has been filled with several multi-year hiatuses. As a result, I have had the honor and privilege of taking multiple intro-level lessons over the course of three different decades. After all these years on the magic carpet, I can finally say I am an… Read the rest of the post!
Last week I shared my thoughts on how beneficial a ski lesson can be for skiers and boarders of all levels. Here are my top 10 tips on making the most of your investment in a lesson: Be willing to be uncomfortable for a bit when trying new techniques Many areas use a 1-to-9 ability-level scale with… Read the rest of the post!
Ever wondered how to make the most of a ski lesson? Blue cruisers can be the scariest trails on the mountain for me personally. My fear is not a matter of terrain; it’s the other skiers. On the resort’s most-crowded runs, perpetual intermediates know just enough— or at least can ski fast enough– to be… Read the rest of the post!
Even the most seasoned skiers often stress out about trips to the slopes when it involves the entire family. You try and accommodate everyone, and end up pleasing no one. Is their enough beginner terrain for the kids, and still plenty of bowls, chutes and bumps for the grown-ups (or, more likely, vice versa?!) Will… Read the rest of the post!