Monthly Archives: December 2015

Trivia 2016 Week 5

How did Suicide Six get its name?

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Rear-Entry Ski Boots: The Impossible Dream!

If you look up “love-hate relationship” in a thesaurus, one of the resulting synonyms will be “ski boots!” Ski boots are the most important piece of ski equipment whether you’re a beginner or an expert. But since the beginning of … Continue reading

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Trivia 2016 Week 4

Who invented rear-entry ski boots?

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60th Anniversary for Buckle Ski Boots!

This year marks the 60th anniversary of buckle ski boots! That’s right, they were introduced in 1955. I didn’t receive any correct answers for that trivia question from last week. Bob Stewart did guess 1952 which was a little too … Continue reading

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Trivia 2016 Week 3

What year was the first buckle ski boot introduced?

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Jackson Hole Ski Resort Celebrates 50th Anniversary

“We came all this way and it doesn’t look any bigger than Stowe!” Those were the words of Diantha Peters as we got our first look at Rendezvous Mountain, the mountain that is the Jackson Hole Ski Resort. It was … Continue reading

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Trivia 2016 Week 2

At Jackson Hole Ski Resort, what is the name of the even more extreme couloir on skier’s right of Corbets Couloir?

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One of My Ski Heroes: Jim Thompson

He was a dapper figure on the slopes, skiing in a shirt and tie plus a Scottish tam on his head. His skiing style was pure RetroSki: skis locked together with exaggerated counter-rotation of the upper body. Then there was … Continue reading

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