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January 21, 2014

Starlight Snowshoe Benefit

IN: Events

Have you ever tried snowshoeing? How ‘bout snowshoeing under the stars on a moonlit night guided by a path of brightly lit tiki torches? Well, now is your chance to give it a try at the 10th annual Starlight Snowshoe Benefit! You will feel good not only for getting out and getting a little exercise but also for supporting a great cause-JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Greenwood’s Ski Haus has teamed up once again with JDRF in sponsoring the Starlight MORE »

December 1, 2013

Powder: It’s an addiction!

IN: Stories

If you are a compulsive weather watcher this time of year and experience a case of the shakes between snow storms, you just might be a powder junkie. If you are willing to jump out of your nice, warm bed well before light, dress for the cold and jump in your rig to join the parade of your fellow powder pigs headed to the ski hill, you just might be a powder junkie. And yes, if you have ever waited MORE »

November 15, 2013

Reasons To Shop Locally

IN: Community

As the days get longer and the ski season gets shorter, keep in mind a few reasons to shop locally and support your local ski shops. Supporting local businesses supports the local economy and keeps dollars spent in our own community. Shopping locally allows you to actually see, touch, feel or try on the product you are interested in. No guessing or surprises. You will know if the items fit and if you like the color! Locally owned businesses provide MORE »

October 22, 2013

Ski Gear: The Softer Side

IN: Gear

When you think about your “ski gear”, do you think about your skis, boots, and maybe even your poles? Well, don’t neglect the other critical pieces of your “gear” that shelter your body from the winter elements. After all, if you aren’t dry, warm, and comfortable out there on the slopes, it doesn’t matter what kind of skis or boots you have. For many years now, “layering” has been the recommended way to dress for a day on the slopes MORE »

September 28, 2013

Tuning for Better Turns

IN: Tuning

There was a time when ski tuning consisted of rough sand paper, fine sand paper, and a tin of pine tar. That was in an era when we were lacing up our leather boots and doing the Arlberg turn. We have come a long way with ski and equipment design, and therefore ski and snowboard tuning. Tuning skis and snowboards comes down to not only addressing the desire to go faster, but also to control speed. Often times when you MORE »

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