Viewing posts tagged Jill Adler

Apr 12th 2011

Can Beaver Creek Outdo Deer Valley?

They say Beaver Creek is the Deer Valley Resort of Colorado. Despite having a spring session during my stay while it was pounding white stuff in the Wasatch, I was determined to make the most of the firm conditions. I headed out of the Villar Center in the Park Hyatt to grab lunch on the hill at Spruce Saddle. I was starved as we barely had time to get Sage off to ski school before Ralston's speech. Read More

Apr 09th 2011

Aron Ralston Headlines Mountain Travel Symposium

Aron Ralston puts things in perspective. The Mountain Travel Symposium in Beaver Creek, Colo., this week presented the man who has gained notoriety for cutting off his arm to save his life as the keynote speaker for the event. My first thought was how is this guy going to make his experience relevant to tour operators, hoteliers and ski club councils? I mean, sure, after eight years he's now a polished speaker, retelling the intense story of his 127 hours in Southern Utah, but what does this have to do with mountain tourism? If anything wouldn't it keep you out of the mountains? The answer is that it didn't really matter. Read More

Mar 18th 2011

2012 Skis Coming Soon

Dynastar, Atomic, K2, Scott, Rossignol, Elan, Blizzard, Fischer, Nordica, Salomon, Volkl - and then there are the boutiques: Line, Movement, Bluehouse, White Dot, Icelantic. What to buy? What to buy? I'm thinking about the 2012 skis cause it's time to think about that sort of thing if you're in the market for new products. Which I am. Read More


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