9/22/2017 10:56 AM
9/22/2017 10:40 AM
Sometimes the top headlines in skiing from any given week follow a certain theme. While it certainly isn't something we planned, this week's top ski news all seemed to center around ski resorts. For starters, there's a ski area out in Japan that's looking to reopen after having to close back in 2006. Plus, we've got an update from Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine who just announced a new way to access their backcountry terrain, as well as news from Deer Valley and Boreal Mountain in the Western United States. Check it out and get your weekly dose of ski news in this week's Top Five Friday!
9/19/2017 4:04 PM
As you might expect the crew at SkiEssentials partakes in (just a little) downtime during the summer months. As such, we often have conversations that drift into all realms of the ski world, from seasons past to the one ahead. This summer, one of the hot topics of discussion was, "what are the most influential skis of all time?" Well, after a full summer of debate, we've gathered our opinions and are excited to present to you what we believe to be the 11 most influential skis of all time! Take a look, hear us out, and let us know if you agree!
9/15/2017 10:32 AM
This week in the world of skiing we were blessed with a stack of satisfying ski news. In the Rocky Mountains rumors are swirling that two different cities might be considering proposals to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. Plus, we have an update from the Freeride World Tour, who just announced their 2018 schedule which includes 2 new venues. In addition to these two topics, we've got plenty of other ski news to discuss, some of which includes one of Elon Musk's crazy ideas. Get all of the details right here in this week's Top 5 Fridays!
9/8/2017 11:10 AM
Another week down, another round of ski news up! This week, we bring you two different overviews of the ski industry: one that's an guide to all of this summer's new chairlifts that went up, and another from SIA that recaps all the biggest stories from what was a tumultuous year in the industry. Plus, we'll tell you which New England ski area has just opened a brand new synthetic snow slope. Finally, we'll round things out with some unfortunate news from Crystal Mountain and a handful of great ski edits. Find all of this in this week's Top 5 Friday!