Author Greg Morrill

Stowe’s 85th!

This season marks 85 years of lift-served skiing on Mount Mansfield! Stowe Mountain Resort will hold a community event celebrating its 85th anniversary on March 26 from 12 – 4 p.m. at Midway Lodge. This season also marks the 90th… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2022 Week 17

In what year did the first Stowe gondola start operating?

Ski Essentials

A few seasons back, in a lift line at Whistler someone noticed the Stowe stickers on my skis and commented that he heard we were getting good snow back in Stowe. Indeed right after we left for Whistler, Stowe had… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2022 Week 16

When was Amazon founded?

Remembering 1970s Vail

This week’s trivia asked what ski area had a trail named Tourist Trap. Bob Lefsetz and Kitty Coppock both identified Vail as the home of Tourist Trap. Kitty says, “A deliciously moguled part of Riva Ridge at Vail. It trapped… Continue Reading →

Trivia 2022 Week 15

What ski area has a trail named Tourist Trap?

Aspen Celebrates 75 Years!

Back in January of this year I received a YouTube notification about a video of a 1963 performance by the Chad Mitchell Trio singing “Super Skier!” At one point in the song the lyrics include “folks up on Little Nell… Continue Reading →

Super Skier!

“Super Skier” performed by the Chad Mitchell Trio

Trivia 2022 Week 14

What ski area is home to Little Nell?

When Alpine Ski Racing Was King!

Jumping was the first popular skiing competition here in the United States, but gradually alpine skiing began to take over that title. As you might expect, competitive alpine skiing began with what we now call downhill, a race from the… Continue Reading →

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