Ski Butlers Blog - 2014

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?

 

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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
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Equipment Profile: Round 2

In the second installment of our Rossignol equipment profile it only seems right to offer some insight to two of the hottest skis currently on the market – the Rossignol Soul 7 and the Rossignol Savory 7.

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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. 

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