Ski Butlers Blog

The Pristine Conditions of Deer Valley

“How’s the snow?” Is the million dollar question when it comes to your ski vacation.  Deer Valley has mastered the art of many things—customer service and turkey chili among them.  But most of all they are known for their pristine conditions from cruisers, combed to perfection, to the steep and deeps of Lady Morgan and Empire.  What’s the secret?


Where to Stay in South Lake Tahoe

 When travelling to South Lake Tahoe, you have a bevy of options to choose from when you are searching for a place to lay your head at night.  There are large casinos that reach towards the mountain peaks with entertainment and slots ringing late into the wee hours of the night.  Mom and pop style B&B’s line the side streets with their own subtle charm.  There are vacation clubs, traditional hotels, motor lodges, and rental houses to choose from.  Where do you start?



Aspen Mountain to Open Early for Skiing

A recent storm dumped close to 2 feet of snow on the mountains surrounding Aspen and this has prompted the Aspen Skiing Company to open Aspen Mountain (Ajax) early.  

Tags: Aspen , Snowmass , Skiing , Early , Snow

To Bring Your Skis from the Bay, Or Not to Bring. That is the Question.

Journey’s “Lights” is playing softly in the background.  The city by the Bay is calm under a layer of thick fog.  You brush the dust on your crusty old pair of skis that are sitting in the corner of the garage.  The musty smell causes you to recoil.  You grab the skis and inspect them.  Last season’s lack of snowfall in Tahoe certainly didn’t do these old boards any favors.  The edges are rusty and dull.  The bases feel as though they have been dragged across a parking lot.