RetroSki 2019-2020


January 2016

Trivia 2016 Week 8

Which of the following ski areas did not have Stein Eriksen as head of their ski school: Boyne Mountain, Squaw Valley, or Aspen Highlands?

Be Like Stein!

There’s an old joke that goes something like this: A skier passed away and was awaiting St. Peter’s approval to get into heaven when he spotted what looked like Stein Eriksen carving beautiful arcs on the side of a cloud…. Continue Reading →

Trivia 2016 Week 7

Who wrote the book “Come Ski With Me”?

Nose Dive Annie

She learned how to fly an airplane at age 12; at 18 she competed at Wimbledon; at 29 she was an alternate to the United States Ski Team for the Olympics. She was a professional model; she was a fashion… Continue Reading →

The Stone Hut on Mount Mansfield

This week I have a “guest” columnist. With the recent events involving the Stone Hut on Mt. Mansfield, I turned to a real Vermont ski historian, Brian Lindner. The following is an excerpt from a piece he first wrote in… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2016 Week 6

Who was the first person to ride the original Mount Mansfield single chair at Stowe?

Suicide Six Celebrates 80 Years!

A couple years ago the company that ran the Park City ski area was a little late with a payment on the leased land that made up the majority of their skiing terrain. When they went to make the payment,… Continue Reading →

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