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Top 10 tips for skiing bumps

Have you ever attempted the challenge of skiing or riding down Heavenly’s famous mogul run, Gunbarrel? Think you might have room for a little improvement? To help you out, we asked our expert Ski School Instructor and PSIA National Alpine Team member, Robin, to give us her top 10 tips for skiing bumps. _________________________________ 1. Take […]

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Heavenly Closing Operations Update 2012

The 2011/12 skiing and riding season is winding down to a close. However, we did extend the season for two weekends beyond the original closing date of April 15, and there are a few changes coming up that you might be curious about. First, let me say that NOW is the time to purchase your […]

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Adaptive Snowsports at Heavenly

One of my favorite things about working at a ski resort, especially Heavenly, is that everyone is incredibly passionate about the mountain environment and their sport. To us, nothing is more thrilling than sharing that passion with others. That is why we work so hard to offer everyone the opportunity to ski or ride. Within […]

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Things a snowboarder should know about learning how to ski

14 years ago, I unknowingly sold my soul to the ski bum devil. It only took one weekend on a snowboard with K2 Clicker bindings at a 552 vertical foot resort in Northern Michigan to seal the deal. Since then, I have spent ten winter seasons working at ski resorts around the country and snowboarding […]

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Top Tips for Teaching a Loved One to Ski/Snowboard

As I mentioned in my last post, skiing and riding with your loved ones is an excellent way to bond. When I do take my niece skiing with me, or my mother asks for her “private lesson,” there are many tricks I like to utilize to make my day more enjoyable. So for those determined […]

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