In Case You Missed It…

In Case You Missed It…

This charming photo [courtesy of Head] of kinder overlooking the Alps served as the title photo for Will the Next Generation of Skiers Be the Last?  After I posted what I assumed would be my last Revelation of the 2021/22 season, I realized I had rushed off without...
Where I’ve Been & Where We’re Heading

Where I’ve Been & Where We’re Heading

Your Esteemed Editor in the company of Scot Schmidt, Greg Stump, Bruce Benedict and Fleppy the Flamingo shortly before Stump’s induction into the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame in Sun Valley, ID last month.  Mea culpa, Dear Readers, for I have strayed. My...
On Altitude, from Snowbird Secrets

On Altitude, from Snowbird Secrets

The hike to High Baldy passes along the top of the Chamonix Chutes. Photo by Eric Hostetler. No matter where you go, there you are.  This is the primordial flaw in the vacation concept.  The principal goal, to get away from oneself, isn’t normally achievable.  In the...
Taking the Leap the Faith

Taking the Leap the Faith

I met Loyd Tinsley serendipitously while waiting to clear security at the Haley, Idaho airport. My facemask bore a small Völkl logo, which prompted Loyd to spontaneously reminisce about a pair of RTM’s he adored.  This led to a brief exchange during which Loyd...