Ski Butlers Blog - Chris Howe

Rossignol Equipment Upgrades for 2017 Season

Ski Butlers is a proud partner of Rossignol. Rossi routinely produces world class equipment for all ability levels. This year is no exception. Below is a breakdown of improvements to the Rossi’s flagship skis. All of these skis are available for rental in the High Performance and Freeride package.



Ski Town Terms - The Quiver

Referring to two or more skis in the possession of a single person with each ski serving a specific purpose. Example: “This season, my quiver will consist of the Experience 88s for groomer days and Soul 7s for powder days.”


Quick eats in Vail

Skiing is super fun. Perfect conditions flips the most hardo skier’s vocabulary from jaded pessimism to chessy “yahoo’s”.  But a great pow day can turn into a hanger filled shouting match some fuel. Therefore, your food choices are essential. The best decision is to get up a few minutes early on a big day and prep a couple of pb & js for a mid chairlift snack. Unfortunately, the majority of us are either not morning people or are older than 12 years old. So if you are looking for a solid place to grab some chow in Vail VIllage or Lionshead, here two local favorites:


Tags: Vail , Lionshead , Food , Powder

Ski industry Climate Leaders

The feeling of skiing on a bluebird day with a foot of fresh snow on a soft base drew me to the mountains. This experience and lifestyle exists in a fragile environment. Mountain towns the canaries in the coal mine of climate change. Some members of the Ski Industry have decided to act.