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Season Passes – How Many Places Will You Ski This Winter?

I have heard from more members than ever this season who opted to purchase season passes.  Ski areas continue to make season passes more attractive.  The most noticeable trend has been the “arms race” to offer passes with benefits at multiple resorts, including overseas resorts.  I’ll be very interested to hear from members how many […]

Take a hike!

Everyone probably agrees on the importance of staying physically and mentally active, but I think our members also benefit from spending time outdoors enjoying nature.

70+ Ski Club Meets the Brain Nerd

Some of the fun that comes with skiing is the people you meet on the chairlift. On our club trip to Big Sky, Montana one member shared a lift ride and some runs with a lovely women named Janet, who was invited back to one of our evening get-togethers.

New Product Coming Soon

This spring I learned about a new product expected to be released this winter, KARVTRAK. These sophisticated braces help transfer weight away from your knee and act as shock absorbers.

Eat Your Water

I’m always concerned about getting dehydrated when I ski, especially in high elevations and low temperatures. I appreciate water is the most essential ingredient to life after oxygen, but stopping for frequent bathroom breaks is not very practical when you are skiing (even less so for women).

Vermont Ski Fest Jan 6-10, 2019

Our Vermont ski fest at Okemo Mountain just keeps getting better every season!  We enjoy wonderful slopeside accommodations plus meals and entertainment together.  There are also mountain guides and a NASTAR race.  Come enjoy the good company and the good skiing!  Discount lift tickets available.  80+ skiers can get a ‘Classic’ season pass for $39. Click […]

70+ Italy & Portugal – Jan 15-26, 2019

The skiing in the Dolomites is massive. There are over 745 miles of slopes, 459 lifts, and the longest run is 6.5 miles. This includes the prestigious “Sella Ronda“ circuit – a 26 mile long panoramic route that runs around the Sella massif. The network of lifts and slopes combines charm, warmth, great food, superb […]

Ski Snowshoe WV – Jan 22-26, 2018

FORTH ANNUAL SNOWSHOE TRIP ORGANIZED BY BOB WARD Mon. JAN. 1/22/18 – Fri. JAN. 1/26/18 I have been going to Snowshoe, WV for 30+ years. We usually have great skiing and good weather. The trip gets my old legs ready for a trip out West. I am planning a trip for the 70+ Ski Club […]

Ski Big Sky, Montana Feb 2 – 9, 2019

Our trip to Big Sky continues to win rave reviews and our group grows bigger every year! With over 300 named runs on 4 connected mountains, Big Sky is indeed a big place with great variety of terrain. We enjoy meals and cocktail parties together during the week. Please email us to join the waiting […]