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All things skiing, ski culture, and snow sports.

All things skiing, ski culture, and snow sports.
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All things skiing, ski culture, and snow sports.








12 Tod’s Ski Rig and Bob’s Birthday

Our pal, Tod, shares about his righteous ski rig. There’s always a little extra sleep, and a fried egg sandwich when it comes to parking lot skiing from Tod’s fully self-contained class B playpen. And, Jeremy tells us how he took a mere leased lodge with a DJ and turned a stuffy obligatory birthday party … Read More Read More

11 – Austin Grooms Breck and Josiah Nails the Drop!

Bear with some “levels” issues, we’re still figuring this out. BUT – THE CONTENT IS WHAT YOU WANT! This episode has interviews from two different 19 year olds who’ve both got-it-goin-on! Learn all about what it takes to stumble into a groomer job at one of the nations best resorts. Then we switch to Josiah’s … Read More Read More

10 – Opening Day, Live!

Lance and Mike document their opening day 2018 at Crystal Mountain, Washington. Primal adrenaline noises. New friends. Beer. And Mike’s safe driving. Join the fun of Day 1.

9 – Ski Swap Season and Favorite First Days

Our first semi-live episode. From the gymnasium at Gig Harbor High School. Supporting the annual ski swap, organized by the fantastic leadership of Jacob Spadoni, in support of GHHS Wrestling. Lots of interviews. And lots of anticipation for the First Day!

7 – Summer Skiing With Andrew & Double-D Todd’s Rental Boots

Our first mic’d interview. Featuring Andrew Reid. Andrew and two others went summer skiing at Oregon’s Mt. Hood. This episode is about their great first day of summer skiing. Make that summer BOARDING at Mt. Hood’s Timberline Lodge. Everybody should Summer Ski (as opposed to late skiing spring skiing). We think Andrew will be inspired … Read More Read More

6 – Ski Films Spark the Vibe & Anthony’s Aprés Dance

Ski films should be watched during the end of summer. It’ll put you in the mood to gear-up during Labor Day mega-sales. Mike talks about his mid-80’s Warren Miller Fave. Lance launches into his Greg Stump Era (i.e. Plake, helmet cam, mic’s on skiers, Schmidt) hero’s. Our story-teller favorite regular guest (whether he knows it … Read More Read More

5 – Labor Day Ski Vibe and JB Misses First Tracks

Show Notes Labor Day Starts the Season Vibe with Biggie Sales: Seattle Ski Bonkers – Labor Day Weekend NOTE: Some preview items and prices are on its web page! https://www.facebook.com/skibonkers/ Home 8/31-9/3 Held at abandoned Sports Authority, just south of Bellevue Square. Colorado Christy Sports’ Powder Daze Events at four locations. But biggie: 1. Denver … Read More Read More

4 – Rating Ski Town Jobs & Mustard Color and Wood Panel Station Wagon

We have dozens of years of observing resort employees, seasonal help, restaurant and hospitality servers, and retail workers. Maybe this discussion will help you decide what kind of work to pursue in the soon-to-occur hiring fairs? It’s hardly a how-to episode. All vision. Then Lance shares a family wound to his self-worth. Support him by … Read More Read More

3 – Buying Gear Online & Kirk Drops a Racer

We are partial to buying ski and snowboard equipment in your local shop. But sometimes online shopping for ski and snowboard gear just makes sense. There are risks with buying big items, and closeouts online. Why not stock up on base-layers, goggles, resort-wear now. We’ve tried some of the online retailers we mention. And, we … Read More Read More

2 – Pre-Season Pass Deals; And The Runaway Dumpster

It’s already next season! It’s time to decide if you’re a good fit for a pre-season discount on a season pass. We review the multi-mountain passes that have intrigued us to the point of purchase. And we compare these mega-passes to scoring a deal at your local hill. Our parent company, Runaway Dumpster, LLC, has … Read More Read More

1 – The Intro

On The Lift Podcast is unveiled in this episode. Tune in to learn about this brand new podcast about all things skiing. We are Lance and Mike. This podcast has lots of planning and dreaming behind it. It’s simple concept is this: we are a podcast for skiing enthusiasts. We hope to offer two things … Read More Read More