I was at Stratton taking another lap down Lower Downeaster, the trail you see pictured above. My feet were tucked into a pair of Dalbello DS 110 boots. Those boots were clicked into a pair of Volkl Kanjo skis. And I was loving life. The Past Towards the end of last ski season I found
I decided to make a run up to Stratton this morning. I’m glad I did. It was Strattonspheric. That means it was other-worldly good. Outta-this-world good. Sight Seeing? Look at the picture, taken from the summit near the top of the new Snow Bowl lift. I think that’s proof enough that my decision was a
There was a great turn out for the tuning clinic by Bruce Diehl from SWIX last week. And during the clinic he pointed out many things that would be excellent ski sock stuffers for a certainly holiday morning coming up next week. First off, a nice SWIX Diamond Stone would be great to find in
If you never considered race skis, consider them. They are exceptional on the slopes, and very fun, even if you never race them.
Ski resort changes are rampant for the upcoming season. And at least from what I can see, all of them good. Some of them fantastic. Here we give you a quick rundown of what changes we see coming up at the ski resorts that Avie’s Ski / Sports visits on ski and ride trips. Vermont
Meet Meier skis, the new kid in town and only to be seen at Avies Ski/Sports. Get the breakdown of everything you should know before you buy. Hand crafted in Colorado, these wild west sticks are ready to play.
This past February I got to have a second Christmas. I got to go to the On Snow Demo in Vermont and try out all the skis that are now out and about for sale this ski season. Now that the snow is falling up north and the bull wheels are hauling lifts to the
The 2017-2018 ski and ride season is getting off to a very good start. And to help you check out what’s happening throughout the New England ski and ride scene, we have posted a new page titled: Ski New England Check it out. A few fun-filled facts about each of the various ski areas in
The Season of Giving is here. Thanksgiving leftovers stuff the refrigerator and the newspaper is thick with flyers and ads. If you have skiers or riders on your gift list—and that list should most definitely include YOU—then check out Avie’s Ski / Sport for some ideas.
We just wanted to let you all know that the Avie’s Ski and Ride bus trip list has now been posted on the Avie’s website. I’ll get you there in just a moment. Unfortunately, most ski resort prices have now surpassed the $100 mark for a lift ticket. Fortunately, Avie’s keeps the price UNDER $100