Doug Fish and Birth of the Indy Pass

Doug Fish

Doug Fish and Nate Parr have spent most of their lives skiing and working in the ski business. Their latest venture — The Indy Pass — is designed to expose smaller independent mountains to a wider audience and help them compete in the current era of mega pass consolidation. Our interview with Doug follows.


NYSkiBlog: Doug, where are you from originally? When did you start skiing?

Doug Fish: I’m a native Oregonian and live in the shadow of Mount Hood in Portland.

Continue reading

Plattekill Tree Skiing Work Day 2019

Plattekill Mountain and NYSkiBlog are stoked to present the ninth annual Plattekill Tree Skiing Work Day at the ski area in Roxbury NY on Saturday October 26th, 2019. Sunday the 27th is our raindate.

Plattekill fall aerial photo

As is our tradition, we’re recruiting a motivated, smiling crew of lopper wielding powder hounds to continue our maintenance of some of the Catskills’ best tree skiing.

Our longterm goal is to clear as much terrain as possible under the legendary double chair. As regulars know, Plattekill is committed to helping skiers pursue their passion and find great lines all over the mountain.

free tree lines

Continue reading

Win A Pair of Custom Skis

Whiteroom Skis
Every pair of Whiteroom Skis is unique

Contest Update

We picked a winner!

We assigned each of 922 subscribers a number, and using a random number generator, chose the email address of Paul Menaldino of North Creek NY.

Paul has been notified and is currently considering ski design. 🙂

Congratulations Paul!

Continue reading