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.

 

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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.”

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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
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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.

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