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Episodes

Podcast #86: Realskiers.com Editor and 'Snowbird Secrets' Co-Author Jackson Hogen

5/16/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Starting in June, paid subscribers will receive podcasts three days before free subscribers. Who Jackson Hogen, Editor of Realskiers.com, author of Snowbird Secrets, and long-time industry jack of all trades: ski designer, binding and boot product manager, freestyle competitor, retail salesman, risk management lecturer, ski instructor, marketing director, resort feature writer, OLN and RSN television...

Duration:01:51:48

Podcast #85: Indy Pass President and Founder Doug Fish

5/13/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Starting in June, paid subscribers will receive podcasts three days before free subscribers. Who Doug Fish, President and Founder of the Indy Pass Recorded on May 9, 2022 About the Indy Pass Here’s an overview of the 2022-23 Indy Pass suite: And here’s what that gets you access to: Why I interviewed him It’s unfortunate that Steamboat, a personal favorite and one of Colorado’s most amiable...

Duration:01:06:52

Podcast #84: Ragged Mountain General Manager Erik Barnes

4/29/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com to add multiple users on one account at a per-subscriber enterprise rate. Who Erik Barnes, General Manager of Ragged Mountain, New Hampshire Recorded on April 26, 2022 About Ragged Mountain Click here for a mountain stats overview Owned by: Pacific Group Resorts Summit elevation: 2,286 feet at the top of Pinnacle Peak Vertical drop: 1,240...

Duration:00:55:34

Podcast #83: The Summit at Snoqualmie President and General Manager Guy Lawrence

4/20/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Upgrading to a paid subscription is the only way to guarantee access to 100% of The Storm’s content. NOTE: a few minutes ago, I published a comprehensive breakdown of Summit at Snoqualmie’s 2030 plan, which we discuss at length in this podcast. Click here to view that article, which includes detailed breakdowns of the plan, along with diagrams of the new lift alignments at each ski area. Who Guy...

Duration:01:35:45

Podcast #82: Arapahoe Basin Chief Operating Officer Alan Henceroth

4/14/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Upgrading to a paid subscription is the only way to guarantee access to 100% of The Storm’s content. Who Alan Henceroth, Chief Operating Officer of Arapahoe Basin, Colorado Recorded on April 12, 2022 About Arapahoe Basin Click here for a mountain stats overview Owned by: Dundee Resort Development Base elevation: 10,520 feet Summit elevation: 13,050 feet Vertical drop: 2,530 feet Skiable...

Duration:01:35:32

Podcast #81: Big Sky President and Chief Operating Officer Taylor Middleton

4/6/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com to add multiple users on one account at a per-subscriber enterprise rate. Who Taylor Middleton, President and Chief Operating Officer of Big Sky Resort, Montana Recorded on April 4, 2022 About Big Sky Click here for a mountain stats overview Owned by: Boyne Resorts Base elevation: 6,800 feet at Madison Base Summit elevation: 11,166 feet Vertical...

Duration:01:37:31

Podcast #80: Snow Ridge, New York Co-Owner & GM Nick Mir

4/3/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com to add multiple users on one account at a per-subscriber enterprise rate. Who Nick Mir, co-owner and general manager of Snow Ridge, New York Recorded on March 29, 2022 About Snow Ridge Click here for a mountain stats overview Money quote: If you want western powder, the best place to find it in the east is the Tug Hill Plateau in New York, and upland...

Duration:01:32:39

Podcast #79: Beaver Creek Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Nadia Guerriero

3/26/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com to add multiple users on one account at a per-subscriber enterprise rate. Who Nadia Guerriero, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Beaver Creek, Colorado Recorded on March 25, 2022 About Beaver Creek Click...

Duration:01:22:26

Podcast #78: Beaver Mountain Owner & Mountain Operations Manager Travis Seeholzer

3/25/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com to add multiple users on one account at a per-subscriber enterprise rate. Who Travis Seeholzer, Third-Generation Owner and Mountain Operations Manager of Beaver Mountain, Utah Recorded on March 21, 2022 About Beaver Mountain Click here for a mountain stats overview Owned by: The Seeholzer Family (since 1939!) Base elevation: 7,200 feet Summit...

Duration:01:36:59

Podcast #77: Mount Pleasant of Edinboro, Pennsylvania General Manager Andrew Halmi

3/11/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Prices increase and a partial paywall activates on March 14. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com or reply to this email to add multiple users on one account. The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Andrew Halmi, General Manager of Mount Pleasant of Edinboro, Pennsylvania Recorded on March...

Duration:01:58:25

Podcast #76: Solitude President & COO Amber Broadaway

3/5/2022
To support independent ski journalism, please consider becoming a free or paid subscriber. Prices increase and a partial paywall activates on March 14. Organizations can email skiing@substack.com or reply to this email to add multiple users on one account. The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Amber Broadaway, President and Chief Operating Officer of Solitude Mountain, Utah Recorded...

Duration:01:36:54

Podcast #75: Nordic Mountain, Little Switzerland, & The Rock Snowpark Co-Owner Rick Schmitz

2/22/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Rick Schmitz, Co-Owner of Nordic Mountain, Little Switzerland, and The Rock Snowpark, Wisconsin Recorded on February 7, 2022 Why I interviewed him Because no one cares about small ski areas. At least that’s the conclusion you can come to if, like me, you lurk amid the If-It’s-Not-A-Redwood-It’s-Deadwood Size-Matters Bros that animate Facebook ski...

Duration:01:46:59

Podcast #74: The Highlands at Harbor Springs (Formerly Boyne Highlands) President & GM Mike Chumbler

2/18/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Mike Chumbler, President and General Manager of The Highlands at Harbor Springs (formerly Boyne Highlands), Michigan Recorded on January 24, 2022 Why I interviewed him Despite the widespread skier habit of using “ski area,” “mountain,” and “ski resort” interchangeably, each of these descriptors has very distinct connotations. The Midwest has a...

Duration:01:00:38

Podcast #73: Tamarack, Idaho President Scott Turlington

2/7/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Scott Turlington, President of Tamarack Resort, Idaho Recorded on January 24, 2022 Why I interviewed him Because this was almost one of the great busts of American skiing. After its improbable ribbon-cutting in 2004 – the first major U.S. ski resort to open since Beaver Creek in 1980 – Tamarack fell apart. Torched by the Great Recession and an...

Duration:01:24:58

Podcast #72: SeniorsSkiing.com Co-Founder, Publisher & Editor Jon Weisberg

2/3/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Support The Storm by shopping at our partners: Patagonia | Helly Hansen | Rossignol | Salomon | Utah Skis | Berg’s Ski and Snowboard Shop | Peter Glenn | Kemper Snowboards | Gravity Coalition | Darn Tough | Skier's Peak | Hagan Ski Mountaineering | Moosejaw | Skis.com |The House | Telos Snowboards | Christy Sports | Evo | Hotels Combined | Black Diamond...

Duration:01:37:12

Podcast #71: Vail Resorts Executive Chairperson of the Board Rob Katz

1/25/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Support The Storm by shopping at our partners: Patagonia | Helly Hansen | Rossignol | Salomon | Utah Skis | Berg’s Ski and Snowboard Shop | Peter Glenn | Kemper Snowboards | Gravity Coalition | Darn Tough | Skier's Peak | Hagan Ski Mountaineering | Moosejaw | Skis.com |The House | Telos Snowboards | Christy Sports | Evo | Hotels Combined | Black Diamond...

Duration:01:37:22

Podcast #70: Timberline Lodge, Oregon President and Area Operator Jeff Kohnstamm

1/21/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Jeff Kohnstamm, President and Area Operator of Timberline Lodge, Oregon Recorded on January 11, 2022 Why I interviewed him Because the big, family-owned ski area is increasingly an anachronism, a thing unlikely and surprising and kind of amazing. Ski areas are so expensive, so complicated, so capital intensive, and so all-consuming that it’s a...

Duration:01:26:40

Podcast #69: Hickory Ski Center, New York Shareholders Corporation President David Cronheim

1/13/2022
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Spot and Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on Mountain Gazette subscriptions and merch. Who David Cronheim, President of the Shareholders Corporation for Hickory Ski Center, New York Recorded on January 5, 2022 Why I interviewed him Because these places… gone. Once-spectacular ski areas towering out of the wilderness, lifts and trails and little shacks arrayed along the base and splendid people standing about bareheaded...

Duration:01:07:31

Podcast #68: Inter-Mtn. Enterprises President and CEO Leah Muirhead MacDonald

12/28/2021
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Leah Muirhead MacDonald, CEO of Inter-Mtn. Enterprises Inc. Recorded on December 20, 2021 Why I interviewed her We take it all for granted: the enormous volume of fixtures, signage, and furniture that attends our lift-served ski day. Everyone notices the lifts, of course, the lodges and the various buildings dotting the landscape. Those are the hero...

Duration:01:29:09

Podcast #67: Black Mountain of Maine Leadership

12/17/2021
The Storm Skiing Podcast is sponsored by Mountain Gazette - Listen to the podcast for discount codes on subscriptions and merch. Who Roger Arsenault, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Deanna Kersey, Marketing Manager, Black Mountain of Maine Recorded on December 13, 2021 Why I interviewed them There may be no ski area in America that better tells its story through trailmaps than Black Mountain of Maine. The humble 470-foot bump, T-bar climbing up the incline, circa 1980: It...

Duration:01:06:46