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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 5-9, 2020

Our Vermont ski fest at Okemo just keeps getting better every season!  We enjoy wonderful slopeside accommodations plus meals, entertainment, and NASTAR race.  Come enjoy the good company and the good skiing!  Discount lift tickets available. 70+ members and their guests staying offsite are welcome to join the group activities.  For the skiing activities, feel free […]

70+ French Alps – Jan 14-25, 2020

2020 Trip – French Alps Paradiski is one of the largest fully linked ski areas in the world comprised of the Les Arcs, Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne ski areas. There are over 265 miles of slopes (longest 4.3 miles), 17 villages, 2 glaciers, and 130 lifts including the Vanoise Express – a 188 passenger double decker […]

Mid West Meeting Jan 28 – 30, 2020

The 70+ Ski Club Midwest Ski Fest will be held at Nub’s Nob Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday January 28-30, 2020. The activities include ski races, dinners, and dancing.  One registration fee covers most of the activities and meals. Add $ per person for the Dinner Dance in Petoskey.  Nubs will also offer our group optional […]