Well in the last week and a half i have managed to ski four times. Last week was fast hard runs and its definitely taking a toll on my knees. Who thought that at the age of 22 my knees would swell up after a hard day of skiing. Anyways last week was pretty uneventful.  […]

Gravity is love and every turn is a leap of faith. ~Author Unknown Well December 1st and 2nd was the opening weekend at Burke Mountain. Not quite as splendid as I expected but hey I was skiing so I can’t complain to much. If you didn’t I recently started working in snow sports at Burke.  […]

“There’s no waiting for friends on a powder day”.  ~Author Unknown November 25th I traveled up into what the locals call the “jay cloud.”  The night before I was on Facebook when i saw a post by Jay Peak Resort saying it had been snowing all day and was still falling. Me being a newly […]

November 17th Bretton Woods opened. I of course having a brand new 800 dollar pair of skis teasing me all summer brought them along for the ride.  I did not intend on using them but figured if the conditions were good id take them out for some turns.  Of course because its Bretton Woods and […]

I really will have to start posting the afternoon after I ski. Or I’m just lazy. On Nov 6 Burke Mountain Resort starting making snow. I of course being the ski bum that I am had to claim the title of Queen of the NEK and being able to say i was the first skier […]

October 13th, 2012 I made my first turns of the season down Jay Peak Mountain.  It had been only 4 months since i had last skied but it seemed like a lifetime.  The day before I had hiked Burke Mountain with my dog and half way up got caught in a snow storm. When i […]

“Earn You Turns!” A phrase a friend on mine coined the other day when i told him I was hiking Jay Peak.  October 13th to be exact was the first day of the 2012-2013 season that I Ariel Kent (aspiring blogger and ski bum) made my first turns on snow. And what a glorious day […]