While Killington has been open for several weeks, the “real” ski and ride season for 2021 – 2022 begins Thanksgiving Day. That’s when most ski areas spin lifts for the first time and get the seasonal stoke going. Things were a bit delayed this season, but now most all the major ski resorts have lifts
Check out the image. That’s Superstar at Killington. It’s not open yet but will be soon. And it’s calling to you to come and carve up that sweet corduroy striping that it will be wearing real soon now. Face it, you want to be carving more than turkey this season, and here is a chance
Ski season is now officially started. Check out the image if you don’t believe me. It’s real. And that means it is time to get serious about getting yourself ready for another season of fun on the slopes. Have you been using a bunch of hand-me-down gear that is, well, lacking in comfort and performance?
Ski season is now officially started—Killington opened on November 5th and snow is falling in the mountains of New Hampshire—and it is time to get serious about getting yourself ready for another season of fun on the slopes. If you just got the skiing bug a year or two ago and have been renting or
Ski season is now officially started—Killington opened on November 5th—and it is time to get serious about getting yourself ready for another season of fun on the slopes. If you started skiing a year or two ago and have been renting or leasing, now is the time to think about a shift to the next
The latest crop of skis and boots and bindings are lining the shelves at Avie’s Ski/Sports. All the goods from Armada, Blizzard, Dalbello, Elan, Marker, Nordica, Roxa, Tecnica, and Volkl for the upcoming season of snow are ready and waiting. Go the Avie’s website and check them out. Better yet, get over to the shop
It was great to wake up this morning and see a nice heavy coat of frost. It has snowed a couple of times up north. Ski areas are working snow guns overnight as they begin to build up the base we will ski and ride on this season. Killington and Sunday River have lifts spinning
Today is the 21st of March. Yesterday, by the calendar, was the first day of spring. Today, on my drive in to work, I noticed the osprey atop her nest on Route 1 at Silver Spring Cove in Narragansett. When the ospreys are back on the nests here along coastal Rhode Island, to me, that
If you haven’t had the opportunity to see Channel 10’s recent clip of “On The Slopes” then you may want to take a look. This episode features Avie’s Ted Avedesian giving some tips on staying warm and dry while playing outside in winter weather. To take a look click the link to “On The Slopes“.
Snow is falling, sno-cats are crawling, the slopes are calling. The slow leak of adrenaline into your veins is speeding up now that the leaves and temperatures have dropped. If you are thinking about new skis for the 2017 season, then this post, and a few more coming after this, just might help you think