Avie’s Blizzard

Dana Greenwood, the Avie’s Rep from Blizzard/Tecnica, dropped in last week to bring all Avie’s staff up-to-date on the latest and greatest on Blizzard skis for 2019/2020. Read the previous post for the news on Tecnica ski boots—it’s worth the quick read. Yes, they pair nicely with Blizzard skis. Freeride For men, there is a

A Daddle Paddle?

Still wondering about a Father’s Day gift for that extra special dad? Don’t sweat it; you got this covered. Swing by Avie’s Ski / Sports and pick out a great BIC paddle board or surf board. There are hard decks and soft decks, in both paddle and surf boards, all in several lengths. Whether dad

Finding My Mojo At Stratton

Stratton was my skiing destination on Wednesday. I needed some slope time. Conditions were great. Fast and firm on most trails, with some a bit softer where there had no doubt been some man-made snow mixed into the corduroy stripes. The ungroomed trails, from my view of them as I rode the chairlift, were lumps

Game On!

Fall foliage season is here. The trees are ablaze with color up north. Not peak just yet. Next week for sure. Frost will soon sparkle the ridges of ski country, then to be quickly followed, we hope, with a splendid cloak of fluffy snow. Just a hint of fall foliage Down along the coast a

March Magic

Today I had the pleasure of popping into Okemo and spending the morning cruising the mountain slopes. Like Killington the day prior, the newly fallen snow was plentiful, though Okemo had smoothed out many trails into delectable corduroy. They did leave quite a few trails ungroomed, so there was a nice diversity of snow across

Let the season begin?

Ted thinks I’m nuts, though I’m not so sure he’s right. I start thinking about skiing in July, and I readily admit to that. And the fever builds over the long months of heat and humidity, though that doesn’t wilt my resolve that snow will come. But then comes August, and things get worse. Please


Spent Monday on the slopes at Smuggler’s Notch in upper Vermont. This was my first time on this mountain, though likely not my last. The view from the top of Madonna Mountain is worth the drive. The skiing is too. Yes, the lifts are fixed-grip doubles that take their time getting to the top. But

Follow by Email