The Mountain Times

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  • The Mountain Journal: Skier checklist: Lessons for maximizing mountain adventures

    Columns  > Opinion

    What's on your skiers check list? Cold smoke powder? A Western escape to one of Killington's sister resorts such as Park City in Utah or Okemo's Crested Butte in Colorado? Does your list include a special Eastern adventure? ...

  • The Mountain Journal - Eastern skiing: Honing our Eastern Edge

    Columns  > Opinion

    First tracks, whether in fresh powder or on groomed corduroy is enticing. Soft powder is the best. Fresh corduroy is a close second. But neither comes with a guarantee, especially in the East. A few weeks ago it was soft, th ...

  • The Mountain Journal: Ski tuning for the performance edge - Inside tips for a world class tune

    Columns  > Opinion

    "Skis are expensive but a badly tuned skis can make the experience disastrous," notes former World Cup Ski Tuner, Mike DeSantis. One of a handful of individuals on the East Coast who tuned skis for some of our finest racers ...

  • The Mountain Journal: 2012-2013 ski collection

    Columns  > Opinion

    Part 2: Picking news skis, reflections from the test track Picking new skis is challenging. Many skiers simply pick a pair based on reviews and graphics. But, that can be a mistake. The same ski, afterall, in two different ...

  • The Mountain Journal: The fear factor

    Columns  > Opinion

    Sometimes even the best skiers can feel, well, apprehensive on the mountain. Some folks may even feel queasy from time to time looking down a steep, or icy, pitch. We're not trying to make fear our friend. That's not the goa ...