Win A Pair of Custom Skis

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Every pair of Whiteroom Skis is unique

NYSkiBlog is giving away one pair of fully custom skis — made for the winner of our subscription contest — by Vin Faraci of WhiteRoom Skis. Read on for details on how to enter.

Plenty of manufacturers say they are offering custom builds. But Vin is different. He’ll listen to you to understand how and where you ski. Then he’ll present you with a design to meet those needs. Front side carver? All mountain? Full on pow ski? He’s got it covered. Rocker, camber, both? Got it.

This is a custom approach top-to-bottom, built specifically for you. Every single pair of skis Vin builds is unique to the owner in dimension and top sheet design.

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Interview: Killington’s Mike Solimano

Killington is important to New York skiers. It’s accessible, it’s huge, it gets a lot of snow and it’s seems like it’s almost always open. The mountain’s all-in return to the extended season and their total commitment to skiing deserves respect.

But for us, it goes beyond that. Somehow The Beast — from the top of the heap — projects an openness and a focus on the customer that is inspiring.

No one represents this customer first approach more than Killington’s top gun Mike Solimano. Visible and approachable, in many ways he’s become the face of Big K. Our interview with Mike follows.

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Whiteface Improvements 2018

New York State continues to update and improve facilities at the state-owned mountains. For the hardcore the big news may be the addition of dozens of new snowguns through NYSERDA-SANY and NYSEG grant programs. What follows is an update from the mountain on off-season progress.


Bear Den Mountain

Whiteface is growing their learn to ski facilities and programs with an expansion of Bear Den Mountain Learning Center. Bear Den Mountain is home to the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) snow sports school and is dedicated to teaching children and adults to ski and ride.

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