Thursday December 29th was an historic day for U.S. women’s alpine skiing. It occurred at a World Cup slalom held in Semmering Austria. First, Mikaela Shiffrin won the slalom for her 80th World Cup victory, second only to Lindsey Vonn’s… Continue Reading →
This past week Mikaela Shiffrin and Paula Moltzan finished first and second in a World Cup slalom. Who were the last two American women to finish first and second in a World Cup slalom?
The National Ski Area Association (NSAA) first adopted a Responsibility Code in 1962 making 2022 the 60th anniversary. It makes sense to me that the code was adopted in 1962 since skiing saw a marked increase in popularity about that… Continue Reading →
The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has updated its Skier/Rider Responsibility Code. There are now 10 points versus the old 7 points. What are the new additions to the Code?
Last week’s trivia question asked what ski area has a trail named Spiral Stairs. RQ Mason had the correct answer that Telluride was the ski area! Telluride ski area opened on December 22, 1972 making this their 50th anniversary! Telluride… Continue Reading →
What ski area has a trail named Spiral Stairs?
This ski season is off to a slow start here in the Northeast. In some respects it reminds me of the winter of 1971-72. One reason for that is that much like the winter of 71-72, we made a decision… Continue Reading →
What ski area has a signature trail called Look Ma?
I received a call this week from Alan Kovacs who provided more details on the new parking program at Stowe. The deal that was negotiated between Vail Resorts and the Vermont Departments of Natural Resources and Forest and Parks treats… Continue Reading →
What ski area had the first chairlift in New England?
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