Ski Center

Off-season Cross-Training Starts Tomorrow

For competitive skiers April is a month to take a vacation, let their bodies and minds recover and catch-up on other parts of life.  But tomorrow is May 1st, which classically marks the beginning of the next season.  However, this doesn’t mean you need to go searching for snow, there are lots of actives you can participate in to ease back into a routine so 2024/25 will be your best ski season ever. Cross-training for...

Off-season Strength Training for Alpine Skiers

Okay, you had a great winter of alpine skiing, but you want next season to be even better!  Off-season strength training for alpine skiers should focus on developing strength, power, agility, and endurance, while also addressing any weaknesses or imbalances in the body. Here are some key exercises and training principles: Compound Lifts: Include exercises like squats, deadlifts, lunges, and variations thereof to target major muscle groups in the legs, hips, and lower back. These...

Lara Gut-Behrami well on course for World Cup Crystal

First and second places in the two Super-G races in Kvitfjell see Lara Gut-Behrami further extend her lead in the overall World Cup and the Super-G discipline. The HEAD Worldcup Rebels celebrate a double victory on Saturday with Lara Gut-Behrami and Cornelia Hütter. In Aspen, Atle Lie McGrath finishes third on Friday, returning to the Giant Slalom podium for the first time in more than three years. “If you can bag points the way Lara...

The Big Five: Unpacking the Most Loved Winter Sports in the US

  While some individuals may see winter as a period for rest, it is important to note that this time of year is the most demanding and active for several sportspeople and sports enthusiasts. The popularity of winter sports may vary according to several variables, including the host nation, media coverage, and the regional appeal of certain sports. Skiing and snowboarding are very popular winter sports in the United States. The average number of skiers...

Vermont Ski Areas Recognize National Ski Safety Awareness Month

New Partnership with Snow Angel Foundation Focuses on Collision Avoidance This month ski areas across Vermont are participating in National Safety Awareness Month, promoted by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA).  While Vermont’s ski areas remain focused on the safety of guests and employees every day, the goal of the annual month-long initiative is to remind skiers and snowboarders of the important role they play in mountain safety. The dynamic nature of snow sports is...

Explore Hidden Gem Ski Centers In The Adirondacks of Upstate New York 

Less crowded, affordable slopes – and even free skiing Accompanying photos available here One of the best-kept ski secrets in upstate New York is that the Adirondack Mountains have a handful of hidden gems ideal for novice to expert skiers, including two ski areas that offer skiing free of charge. Nestled into historic mountain towns with a distinct Adirondack feel, all of these under-the-radar ski areas offer visitors the opportunity to ski, snowboard or snow...

Plan a Ski Trip to South America in 2024

While South America is not as well-known for skiing as some other regions, there are still some excellent options for ski trips in the southern part of the continent. Here are a few popular destinations: Argentina: Cerro Catedral (Catedral Alta Patagonia): Located near the town of San Carlos de Bariloche in the Argentine Andes, Cerro Catedral is one of the largest and most popular ski resorts in South America. It offers a variety of slopes...

No Snow in the Northeastern USA, but there is still skiing in New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s ski areas are open for the holiday week, many with top-to-bottom trails available for skiers and riders. While recent rain has resulted in a temporary pause in snowmaking, ski area snowmaking teams took advantage of early season cold weather and the cold temperatures experienced mid-week before the holidays to make as much snow as possible to cover trails and ensure a good skiing surface for guests. “With colder nighttime temperatures and the potential...

Fischer Introduces the New RC4 Boot Collection

At Fischer, RC4 stands for the pinnacle of performance and design at the highest level and has done so for many years. For season 23I24, Fischer introduces an entirely new series of race/performance boots under the RC4 label. Race-level Performance for All! But what makes these boots so special? The RC4 boot line offers all-day control and power transfer for ambitious skiers seeking to reach the next level. RC4 ski boots are available in three...

Finding the Right Length Cross-Country Ski Pole

Choosing the right length of cross-country ski poles is crucial for optimal performance and comfort. Here are some general guidelines to help you find the right length: For both classical skiing and freestyle (skate) skiing standup without shoes or boots on the floor.  Hold the pole vertically with the tip down on the floor. Classic Skiing: For classical skiing where the straps attached to the grip should be between your armpit and the top of...

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