RIP Warren Miller

RIP Warren Miller

A huge and important chapter in snowsports has at long last sadly closed. Although he lived a long and lustrous life, Warren Miller finally shed his mortal coil at the age of 93 and is now watching down on all of us from the highest peak of all– Heaven. For...

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From The Poor House to The Craigmeur Ski House!

From The Poor House to The Craigmeur Ski House!

Back in 1930’s a few like-minded snowsports enthusiasts decided to create one of the very first ski clubs in New Jersey. They disbanded a few years later for reasons unknown but were revitalized in the 60’s under the guidance of a man named Conwell Martin. Martin worked at the now...

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Interview with Shawnee Mountain’s Josh Urciuoli

Interview with Shawnee Mountain’s Josh Urciuoli

I heard that Shawnee moved their main freestyle terrain park from one side of the mountain (The Bushkill run) clear to the other side (The Delaware run) near their beginner terrain park Incubator (located on the Country Club trail) for this season? If that’s true, what can we expect to...

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ARE YOU EXPERIENCED?

ARE YOU EXPERIENCED?

At the end of last season, I happened to be looking at a photo of my wife and myself from before we were married (13 years ago). I suddenly realized that my skis in the photo were the same ones that I was still cutting turns on! I was long...

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Okemo Mountain in Ludlow

Okemo Mountain in Ludlow

Since its opening in 1956, Okemo Mountain in Ludlow, Vermont has been an increasingly popular Green Mountain destination for skiers and eventually of course snowboarders too. Okemo was initially known for its traditional Poma surface lifts rather than chairlifts but they now have the only magic-carpet style chairlift (to load/unload)...

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So many Electronics,So Little Time to Ride

So many Electronics,So Little Time to Ride

Whilst enjoying the slopes these days you don’t have to look very far to see fellow skiers and boarders preoccupied with their electronic devices. Everything from GoPro cameras mounted on helmets to smartphones on selfie sticks to heads up displays in goggles and of course iPods playing through all manner...

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