1. Go late. Sure, it sounds counterintuitive to getting some skiing in. But avoiding the morning crowds at the lift booth and rental counter may give you more sleep time in the morning, and more energy to ski the whole day. Ski when everyone else is eating lunch, and you'll likely get more runs in with shorter lift lines.
2. Use the…
Added by WSR on February 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
You’ve skied Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont, and you’ve skied New England. Right?
Last week yours truly had the distinct pleasure of being able to ski a couple resorts in New Hampshire's …More
Added by WSR on April 2, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Whether you've been skiing for years or this is your first season, there comes a time when you transition from renting your snowboard, ski's, or boots to becoming a proud owner of your own gear.
But when should you make that transition? …More
Added by WSR on February 4, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
So what's new for the Westchester Skiers & Riders 2013 season? As usual, we have some new things in store for WSR. Here's just a rundown of some of the goals and tidbits we are working on— our "annual report" if you will...
More value with your membership.…
Added by WSR on September 12, 2012 at 11:02am — No Comments
Recently I attended a meeting of the Metro New York Ski Council. Of the over 75 ski clubs that are members, about 20 we represented that night. Pretty much every single club lamented on how little skiing they did this season. There was just no snow. As most members agreed that night, it was just “crappy.”…More
Added by WSR on May 16, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
WSR gets a lot of members who are just starting out in the wonderful sport of skiing or snowboarding. (When it comes to riding, I won't get into matters of “riding goofy.”) For skiers, though, there's more than one way to start your path to expert skiing.
We all start out our first few times of skiing by (hopefully) taking a…
Added by WSR on February 2, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
You want to put in more days on the mountain than ever. Or, you just want to get into the sport as a beginner, but not have the hassle of renting gear every time you go.
We can write a book on the ins and outs of proper boots. They’re the one important pieces of gear that, done right, will keep you from discomfort and…More
Added by WSR on November 25, 2011 at 2:43pm — No Comments