The snow at your house has finally melted and it’s getting a little warmer outside, but the mountains are still calling your name and you’re not ready to put your skis away yet. Here are some pictures that are a tell-tale signs that it’s officially spring skiing season.
The internet provides D-I-Y travelers many options for seeking out deals and details while putting together a ski vacation. But, a tour operator can offer a level of service and peace of mind that will help you really get away from it all.
The history of skiing dates back as far as the need to travel across snowy terrain. However, it wasn’t until the 1800s that skiing became recreational. Many towns, like Park City, Utah rallied back from the brink of becoming a post-mining ghost town thanks to the sport of skiing.
Here we see a video about a couple of guys in Park City testing their theory about the effect of a heated snowboard. Check it out.
In 1964 Dr. Bob Smith, a skier by choice and orthodontist by profession, realized something that needed some improving, ski goggles. In 1965 Smith Optics was founded. Dr. Bob started making ski goggles on his kitchen table using orthodontic tools, foam, and glue. He started out by trading his goggles for lift tickets to his home resort of Alta, Utah.