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Ski Moms Fun Podcast

Each week Sarah and Nicole will host a ski mom guest to tap into her knowledge and share stories from the lifts. Guests range from industry insiders to those go-to moms who always seem to have it all together. We share laughs and lessons from the hill. You'll feel included, invited and celebrated every time you join us. We hope to help you and your family get to the slopes happy and coming back for more!

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đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Writer Peggy Shinn
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode we meet Peggy Shinn, a freelance writer and author with extensive experience covering ski racing, Olympic athletes, and winter sports. Peggy started skiing at a young age and ski raced through college. Peggy transitioned from technical writing to sports journalism, covering ski events for local papers and national publications. Peggy began working with the U.S. Olympic Committee in 2008, covering all Olympic sports on their website. We loved learning about the many Olympic Games Peggy has covered including Shaun White's gold medal performances. Peggy tells us about her book, World Class which dives into the teamwork culture behind the successful U.S. women's cross-country ski team. The book provides insights on team dynamics, athlete injuries/comebacks and the need for more female coaches and reporters in sports media. We also talk to Peggy about how she makes time to get out and ski from her home in Vermont. Keep up with the Latest from Peggy:Website: https://pegmcshinn.com/aboutInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/pegmcshinnResources:Peggy’s Books World Class: The Making of the U.S. Women's Cross-Country Ski Teamand  Deluge: Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont’s Flash Floods, and How One Small State Saved ItselfKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
35:50 4/6/24
Author Peggy Shinn
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthShop the Ski Mom's Mother's Day Gift GuideIn this episode we meet Peggy Shinn, a freelance writer and author with extensive experience covering ski racing, Olympic athletes, and winter sports. Peggy started skiing at a young age and ski raced through college. Peggy transitioned from technical writing to sports journalism, covering ski events for local papers and national publications. Peggy began working with the U.S. Olympic Committee in 2008, covering all Olympic sports on their website. We loved learning about the many Olympic Games Peggy has covered including Shaun White's gold medal performances. Peggy tells us about her book, World Class which dives into the teamwork culture behind the successful U.S. women's cross-country ski team. The book provides insights on team dynamics, athlete injuries/comebacks and the need for more female coaches and reporters in sports media. Peggy’s Books World Class: The Making of the U.S. Women's Cross-Country Ski Teamand  Deluge: Tropical Storm Irene, Vermont’s Flash Floods, and How One Small State Saved ItKeep up with Peggy:  Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
39:31 4/6/24
🔒 AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Shape & Size Inclusive Snow Pants with Maria Baker, Founder of Nobody’s Princess
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode we meet Maria Baker, the founder of Nobody’s Princess, a size and shape inclusive brand of ski and snowboard pants for women. Maria started snowboarding with friends about 9 years ago (at age 30) and instantly fell in love with being on the snow. Right away, Maria struggled to find snow pants that fit her properly. She kept ripping them, squeezing into pants that did not fit well and felt uncomfortable.  When covid impacted Maria’s job in travel, she saw it was the right time to launch Nobody’s Princess. After some researching and networking Maria used indigogo and kickstarter to launch her snow pants. Nobody’s Princess snow pants have sizing that includes different lengths (short, regular, tall) in sizes 2-20.  The snow pants come in a variety of fun colors like aqua, violet and raspberry.We loved learning about how Maria sourced real life women from her local Facebook group to model her pants.Maria also tells us about the ski resorts in Australia, including Buller and Thredbo and her favorite apres ski snacks.Keep up with the Latest from Nobody’s Princess:Website: https://nobodysprincess.com.auInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/nobodysprincessapparelFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/nobodysprincessapparelResources:Buller Ski Resort (Australia) Thredbo Ski Resort Perisher Ski ResortKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
42:09 3/29/24
Shape & Size Inclusive Snow Pants with Maria Baker, Founder of Nobody’s Princess
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthIn this episode we meet Maria Baker, the founder of Nobody’s Princess, a size and shape inclusive brand of ski and snowboard pants for women. Maria started snowboarding with friends about 9 years ago (at age 30) and instantly fell in love with being on the snow. Right away, Maria struggled to find snow pants that fit her properly. She kept ripping them, squeezing into pants that did not fit well and felt uncomfortable.  When covid impacted Maria’s job in travel, she saw it was the right time to launch Nobody’s Princess. After some researching and networking Maria used indigogo and kickstarter to launch her snow pants. Nobody’s Princess snow pants have sizing that includes different lengths (short, regular, tall) in sizes 2-20.  The snow pants come in a variety of fun colors like aqua, violet and raspberry.We loved learning about how Maria sourced real life women from her local Facebook group to model her pants.Maria also tells us about the ski resorts in Australia, including Buller and Thredbo and her favorite apres ski snacks.Keep up with the Latest from Nobody’s Princess:Website: https://nobodysprincess.com.auInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/nobodysprincessapparelFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/nobodysprincessapparelResources:Buller Ski Resort (Australia) Thredbo Ski Resort Perisher Ski ResortColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
42:39 3/29/24
Jessica Winstanley Talks Skiing and Squash with the Ski Moms
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthIn this episode we meet with Jessica Winstanley a ski and squash mom, who carves out time from her busy life in NYC to ski Plattekill Mountain. Plattekill has everything Jess and her family are looking for in a local ski resort, located in Roxbury, New York, a 3 hour drive from New York City.Jessica tells us more about the sport of squash. We learn about what we would expect to see at a squash match and some of the basis rules. Squash is a physically demanding sport that requires some serious strategy. It’s fast paced and a great workout. But to bring it back to skiing, Jessica knew early on that skiing was going to be part of their family life.  The family started at Mohawk Mountain (Cornwall, CT) and went on to other areas within driving distance of NYC. Eventually Jess found her happy place, Plattekill Mountain (Roxbury, NY) first taking day trips and then renting a seasonal ski house.  Jessica had great things to say about the mountain’s race and learn to ski programs. Keep up with the Latest from Nicol Squash:Website: www.nicolsquash.comResources:Mohawk Mountain (Cornwall, CT) Family Rentals near Mohawk MountainPlattekill Ski ProgramsColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
44:52 3/22/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Jessica Winstanley Talks Skiing and Squash with the Ski Moms
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode we meet with Jessica Winstanley a ski and squash mom, who carves out time from her busy life in NYC to ski Plattekill Mountain. Plattekill has everything Jess and her family are looking for in a local ski resort, located in Roxbury, New York, a 3 hour drive from New York City.Jessica grew up in Canada, and started skiing in her Dad’s backpack before she was even one year old. At age 7 Jessica started a ski and race program and loved skiing from a very young age. In college, Jessica got to explore skiing in Europe and eventually found herself living in Aspen, Colorado with some friends.  Jessica was then drawn to a job in squash tournament event management in NYC and Frankfurt, Germany. This is where Jess met her husband, Peter Nicol, a professional squash player. Jessica tells us more about the sport of squash. We learn about what we would expect to see at a squash match and some of the basis rules. Squash is a physically demanding sport that requires some serious strategy. It’s fast paced and a great workout. But to bring it back to skiing, Jessica knew early on that skiing was going to be part of their family life.  The family started at Mohawk Mountain (Cornwall, CT) and went on to other areas within driving distance of NYC. Eventually Jess found her happy place, Plattekill Mountain (Roxbury, NY) first taking day trips and then renting a seasonal ski house.  Jessica had great things to say about the mountain’s race and learn to ski programs. Plattekill sounds fantastic and we hope to get the chance to check it out very soon!Keep up with the Latest from Nicol Squash:Website: www.nicolsquash.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/nicolsquashFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/nicolracketsResources:Mohawk Mountain (Cornwall, CT) Family Rentals near Mohawk MountainPlattekill Ski ProgramsKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
41:37 3/22/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS Christine Anderson, Stratton Mountain Ski Mom
Subscriber-only episodeMeet Christine Anderson, a ski mom who has been skiing at Stratton (Winhall, Vermont) her whole life. Christine gives us tips and insights to navigate Stratton Mountain for a great family ski day. We learn about Christine’s early childhood ski days learning to ski in Vermont with her family. Christine met her husband at Stratton and got married at the Stratton base lodge,but that’s a story for a different podcast 🙂Stratton is a popular ski destination for families from nearby New York and New England since it’s southern Vermont and a bit more accessible.  Christine gives us the lay of the land at Stratton, which has two base areas (Snow Bowl and Sun Bowl). Weekends and holidays do get busy at Stratton and Christine recommends starting your day at Sun Bowl, which as the name implies is sunny and warm earlier in the day, and often less crowded.We talk about lodging, local markets,and all sorts of activities to do in Stratton and nearby Manchester, Vermont.  Christine describes the pedestrian Stratton Village that families love with everything from outdoor dining, firepits, a candy shop and great retail shops. We learned all about the wide variety of learn to ski/board programs at Stratton, some of which you need to register for well before winter to secure a spot. Stratton has an 8 person gondola, high speed lifts and terrain for every ability. There is also tubing which is always a favorite, don’t forget to make a reservation.  In addition, Stratton has nordic skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling (for adults & kids). Get the Latest from StrattonWebsite:https://www.stratton.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/strattonresort/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StrattonMountain/X: https://twitter.com/StrattonResortResources: Ski School ProgramsKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
41:45 3/15/24
Christine Anderson, Stratton Mountain Ski Mom
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthMeet Christine Anderson, a ski mom who has been skiing at Stratton (Winhall, Vermont) her whole life. Christine gives us tips and insights to navigate Stratton Mountain for a great family ski day. We learn about Christine’s early childhood ski days learning to ski in Vermont with her family. Christine met her husband at Stratton and got married at the Stratton base lodge,but that’s a story for a different podcast 🙂Stratton is a popular ski destination for families from nearby New York and New England since it’s southern Vermont and a bit more accessible.  Christine gives us the lay of the land at Stratton, which has two base areas (Snow Bowl and Sun Bowl). Weekends and holidays do get busy at Stratton and Christine recommends starting your day at Sun Bowl, which as the name implies is sunny and warm earlier in the day, and often less crowded.We talk about lodging, local markets, and all sorts of activities to do in Stratton and nearby Manchester, Vermont.  We learned all about the wide variety of learn to ski/board programs at Stratton, some of which you need to register for well before winter to secure a spot. Stratton has an 8 person gondola, high speed lifts and terrain for every ability. There is also tubing which is always a favorite, don’t forget to make a reservation.  In addition, Stratton has nordic skiing, Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
43:30 3/15/24
Budget Friendly Skiing with Amanda Buswell from King Pine, New Hampshire
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthHighlights from the Conversation:King Pine Ski Area: Amanda shares insights about the unique charm of King Pine Ski Area. Nestled in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, it offers family-friendly slopes, breathtaking views, and a cozy alpine atmosphere.Family Skiing: Amanda discusses her experiences skiing with her family. From spending time in the glades to enjoying après-ski, she emphasizes the joy of creating lasting memories on the slopes.Après-Ski Rituals: Amanda spills the beans on her favorite post-ski rituals. Whether it’s gathering around the fireplace, swapping ski stories, or indulging in comfort food, après-ski moments are an essential part of the skiing lifestyle.Trip Planning: Amanda shares tips for planning the perfect family vacation to New Hampshire.Community Spirit: Amanda reflects on the tight-knit ski community at King Pine. It’s not just about skiing; it’s about fostering connections, supporting one another, and celebrating the love for snow.Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
35:00 3/8/24
đź”’ AD FREE + Bonus Content Amanda Buswell from King Pine, New Hampshire
Subscriber-only episodeKing Pine Ski Area: Amanda shares insights about the unique charm of King Pine Ski Area. Nestled in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, it offers family-friendly slopes, breathtaking views, and a cozy alpine atmosphere.Family Skiing: Amanda discusses her experiences skiing with her family. From spending time in the glades to enjoying après-ski, she emphasizes the joy of creating lasting memories on the slopes.Après-Ski Rituals: Amanda spills the beans on her favorite post-ski rituals. Whether it’s gathering around the fireplace, swapping ski stories, or indulging in comfort food, après-ski moments are an essential part of the skiing lifestyle.Trip Planning: Amanda shares tips for planning the perfect family vacation to New Hampshire.Community Spirit: Amanda reflects on the tight-knit ski community at King Pine. It’s not just about skiing; it’s about fostering connections, supporting one another, and celebrating the love for snow.Keep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
32:39 3/8/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS The founders of Iksplor share start up stories from Jackson Hole
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode we meet with sisters, Kailey and Karissa, the founders of Iksplor.  Karissa is the CEO, Kailey is the Chief Marketing Officer. Iksplor is a Jackson Hole based, sustainably sourced, ski base layer clothing company.  All their clothing is made from ethically sourced extra fine merino wool that makes outdoor adventures easier, longer and cozier!  Iksplor makes clothing for the whole family from infant to adults. They share their early childhood memories of skiing with their grandfather and parents starting at ages 2 & 3 years old. The sisters grew up in Colorado, skiing mainly on the weekends at Vail.We learn about the inspiration that led Kailey and Karissa to start Iksplor and why they decided to focus on ski base layers. They think that base layers make or break your ski day or outdoor adventure, we could not agree more. It was really interesting to learn about how the sisters landed on merino wool, what is so special about it and how to properly care for your wool base layers. Iksplor has a wide variety of products including socks, hats and their newest first to market nursing base layer top. We also talk about how they divide and conquer the many roles they have to play to keep Iksplor running smoothly - ranging from sales and marketing to product design. Karissa and Kailey share all sorts of great insider tips on Jackson Hole and Snow King - from where to eat with kids to their favorite bakery and coffee shop. Keep up with the Latest from IksplorWebsite: https://iksplor.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/letsgoiksplorKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
41:55 3/1/24
The founders of Iksplor share start up stories from Jackson Hole
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthIn this episode we meet with sisters, Kailey and Karissa, the founders of Iksplor.  Karissa is the CEO, Kailey is the Chief Marketing Officer. Iksplor is a Jackson Hole based, sustainably sourced, ski base layer clothing company.  All their clothing is made from ethically sourced extra fine merino wool that makes outdoor adventures easier, longer and cozier!  Iksplor makes clothing for the whole family from infant to adults. They share their early childhood memories of skiing with their grandfather and parents starting at ages 2 & 3 years old. The sisters grew up in Colorado, skiing mainly on the weekends at Vail.We learn about the inspiration that led Kailey and Karissa to start Iksplor and why they decided to focus on ski base layers. They think that base layers make or break your ski day or outdoor adventure, we could not agree more. It was really interesting to learn about how the sisters landed on merino wool, what is so special about it and how to properly care for your wool base layers. Iksplor has a wide variety of products including socks, hats and their newest first to market nursing base layer top. We also talk about how they divide and conquer the many roles they have to play to keep Iksplor running smoothly - ranging from sales and marketing to product design. Karissa and Kailey share all sorts of great insider tips on Jackson Hole and Snow King - from where to eat with kids to their favorite bakery and coffee shop. Keep up with the Latest from IksplorWebsite: Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
45:15 3/1/24
Leading Change at Alterra Mountain Company, Annie Kao & Darcie Renn
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthIn this episode we meet Annie Kao and Darcie Renn of Alterra Mountain Company. Annie is the Vice President of Social Responsibility and Darcie Renn is the Vice President of Sustainability. Alterra Mountain Company owns the Ikon Pass and a wide portfolio of ski destinations across the US and Canada. We learn about Annie and Darcie’s career path that led them to their roles at Alterra. They share the focus and goals of their teams that include carbon reduction,renewable energy and much more. Read the full impact report here. We talk about ways guests can play a role in a more sustainable future when visiting the mountains, whether that be refillable water bottles or taking shuttles and carpooling.Darcie tells us about the Mountain Collaboration for Climate Action which includes four largest ski companies in North America, Alterra Mountain Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR Corp, and Vail Resorts working together to collaborate on climate and sustainability. We loved learning about how we as ski moms can help by voicing our support for forward stance initiatives and by doing small things every day. Keep up with the Latest from Alterra Mountain CompanyWebsite: https://www.alterramtn.co/Social Responsibility: https://www.alterramtn.co/social-responsibilityColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
44:04 2/23/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Leading Change at Alterra Mountain Company, Annie Kao & Darcie Renn
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode we meet Annie Kao and Darcie Renn of Alterra Mountain Company. Annie is the Vice President of Social Responsibility and Darcie Renn is the Vice President of Sustainability. Alterra Mountain Company owns the Ikon Pass and a wide portfolio of ski destinations across the US and Canada. We learn about Annie and Darcie’s career path that led them to their roles at Alterra. They share the focus and goals of their teams that include carbon reduction,renewable energy and much more. Read the full impact report here. We talk about ways guests can play a role in a more sustainable future when visiting the mountains, whether that be refillable water bottles or taking shuttles and carpooling.Darcie tells us about the Mountain Collaboration for Climate Action which includes four largest ski companies in North America, Alterra Mountain Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR Corp, and Vail Resorts working together to collaborate on climate and sustainability. We loved learning about how we as ski moms can help by voicing our support for forward stance initiatives and by doing small things every day. Keep up with the Latest from Alterra Mountain CompanyWebsite: https://www.alterramtn.co/Social Responsibility: https://www.alterramtn.co/social-responsibilityKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
39:50 2/23/24
Be Fit to Ski with Sue Kramer
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthIn this episode, Sarah and Nicole chat with Sue Kramer, a ski instructor, race coach, and author of Be Fit to Ski: The Complete Guide to Alpine Skiing Fitness. Sue shares her tips and insights on how to prepare your body and mind for the ski season, and how to avoid injuries and fatigue on the slopes. You’ll learn about:The benefits of skiing as a form of exercise and recreation for moms and families.The four training phases that Sue recommends for skiers, starting from the spring and ending with the ski seasonThe best exercises and activities for each phase, and how to adapt them to your level and goalsThe importance of warm-up, cool-down, recovery, and nutrition for optimal performance and healthThe common mistakes and myths that skiers make when it comes to fitness and techniqueSue also shares some of her personal stories and experiences from working in the ski industry for over 30 years, and how she balances her passion for skiing with her family and career. She inspires us with her enthusiasm and knowledge, and encourages us to be fit to ski and have fun on the snow!We hope you enjoyed this episode of Ski Moms Fun Podcast. If you did, please leave us a review and subscribe to our show on Apple Podcast5, Spotify6, Stitcher7, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also join our Ski Moms Fun Facebook group and connect with other ski moms who love the snow. Thank you for listening and Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
39:24 2/16/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Be Fit to Ski with Sue Kramer
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode, Sarah and Nicole chat with Sue Kramer, a ski instructor, race coach, and author of Be Fit to Ski: The Complete Guide to Alpine Skiing Fitness. Sue shares her tips and insights on how to prepare your body and mind for the ski season, and how to avoid injuries and fatigue on the slopes. You’ll learn about:The benefits of skiing as a form of exercise and recreation for moms and families.The four training phases that Sue recommends for skiers, starting from the spring and ending with the ski seasonThe best exercises and activities for each phase, and how to adapt them to your level and goalsThe importance of warm-up, cool-down, recovery, and nutrition for optimal performance and healthThe common mistakes and myths that skiers make when it comes to fitness and techniqueSue also shares some of her personal stories and experiences from working in the ski industry for over 30 years, and how she balances her passion for skiing with her family and career. She inspires us with her enthusiasm and knowledge, and encourages us to be fit to ski and have fun on the snow!We hope you enjoyed this episode of Ski Moms Fun Podcast. If you did, please leave us a review and subscribe to our show on Apple Podcast5, Spotify6, Stitcher7, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also join our Ski Moms Fun Facebook group and connect with other ski moms who love the snow.Keep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
37:45 2/16/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Robyn Gelfand, She Jumps
Subscriber-only episodeTHANK YOU FOR BEING A SUBSCRIBER In this episode we meet Robyn Gelfand, the National Program Director at She Jumps, an organization that empowers women and girls to enjoy the outdoors through hosted events, educational clinics, and fundraising climbs. She Jumps participants join for a wide variety of outdoor activities where they learn skills ranging from wilderness survival to mountaineering to outdoor medicine and more. Robyn started skiing around 3 years old in the Poconos (PA), and recalls wonderful family ski trips across New England and Colorado.  Robyn started a ski club in high school as a way to get more of her friends on the snow and later joined her college ski club (go UVA! wahoo) and other outdoor activities.  Robyn walks us through her career path that started in marketing, but she kept feeling the pull of the outdoors.  The stars aligned, and Robyn found an opportunity at Outward Bound in Portland, Oregon. Later, Robyn transitioned to her position at She Jumps, and she gives us insights into her role, program funding and fundraising events. We also learn about the amazing variety of outdoor programs that are offered through SheJumps from junior ski patrol to outdoor survival skills. Be sure to mark your calendars, the She Jumps Snowpack Scholarship will open on Oct 1, 2024.Robyn tells us about her home mountain of Mt Hood and what makes it such a special ski area. Keep up with the Latest from She JumpsWebsite: https://www.shejumps.orgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/shejumps/?hl=enFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/SheJumps/Keep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
41:04 2/9/24
Robyn Gelfand, She Jumps
Become a Premium Subscriber and Support the Ski Moms for $3/monthIn this episode we meet Robyn Gelfand, the National Program Director at She Jumps, an organization that empowers women and girls to enjoy the outdoors through hosted events, educational clinics, and fundraising climbs. She Jumps participants join for a wide variety of outdoor activities where they learn skills ranging from wilderness survival to mountaineering to outdoor medicine and more. Robyn started skiing around 3 years old in the Poconos (PA), and recalls wonderful family ski trips across New England and Colorado.  Robyn started a ski club in high school as a way to get more of her friends on the snow and later joined her college ski club (go UVA! wahoo) and other outdoor activities.  Robyn walks us through her career path that started in marketing, but she kept feeling the pull of the outdoors.  The stars aligned, and Robyn found an opportunity at Outward Bound in Portland, Oregon. Later, Robyn transitioned to her position at She Jumps, and she gives us insights into her role, program funding and fundraising events. We also learn about the amazing variety of outdoor programs that are offered through SheJumps from junior ski patrol to outdoor survival skills. Be sure to mark your calendars, the She Jumps Snowpack Scholarship will open on Oct 1, 2024.Robyn tells us about her home mountain of Mt Hood and what makes it such a speciaColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
42:43 2/9/24
🔒 AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Töst Your Way to a Fun and Healthy Ski Season with Chie Addington
Subscriber-only episodeMeet Chie Addington, the Chief Administrative Officer at Töst Beverages (based in Vermont!). Töst is an alcohol free, sparkling, all natural, low calorie celebratory beverage. Töst comes in two flavors, original and rose - and we love the both!We hear the story that led to founding Töst and talk about how they decided to make a new category of beverage instead of dealcoholized wine. There was a lot of work and exploration that went into finding the perfect taste and right feel. We originally found our way to Töst after we published an article about skiing and alcohol. Skiers are 43% more likely to be involved in a crash when alcohol is involved. In the past 5 years, 3.8 million people reported injuries while skiing that were a direct result of alcohol consumption.  And while we love a good cocktail, we wait till apres to enjoy. We talk about the trend towards non-alcoholic options on mountains and in ski town restaurants. Chie points to a more health conscious society and better non-alcoholic options like Töst.  Chie tells us about growing up skiing in Japan, ranging from smaller local mountains to the epic resorts of Hokkaido. Chie describes the mountainside cuisine and warm teas at the Japanese ski resorts. Nowadays, Chie and her family spend a lot of time at Bromley Mountain in Vermont. Website: https://tostbeverages.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tostbeveragesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/tostbeveragesKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
34:08 2/3/24
Töst Your Way to a Fun and Healthy Ski Season with Chie Addington
Become a Premium Ski Moms Subscriber hereMeet Chie Addington, the Chief Administrative Officer at Töst Beverages (based in Vermont!). Töst is an alcohol free, sparkling, all natural, low calorie celebratory beverage. Töst comes in two flavors, original and rose - and we love the both!We hear the story that led to founding Töst and talk about how they decided to make a new category of beverage instead of dealcoholized wine. There was a lot of work and exploration that went into finding the perfect taste and right feel. We originally found our way to Töst after we published an article about skiing and alcohol. Skiers are 43% more likely to be involved in a crash when alcohol is involved. In the past 5 years, 3.8 million people reported injuries while skiing that were a direct result of alcohol consumption.  And while we love a good cocktail, we wait till apres to enjoy. We talk about the trend towards non-alcoholic options on mountains and in ski town restaurants. Chie points to a more health conscious society and better non-alcoholic options like Töst.  Chie tells us about growing up skiing in Japan, ranging from smaller local mountains to the epic resorts of Hokkaido. Chie describes the mountainside cuisine and warm teas at the Japanese ski resorts. Nowadays, Chie and her family spend a lot of time at Bromley Mountain in Vermont. Website: https://tostbeverages.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tostbeveragesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/tostbeveragesColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
36:41 2/3/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS Stacey Hutchinson, VP of Communication & Government Relations for POWDR
Subscriber-only episodeStacey moved to Park City to accept her new role with the POWDR Corporation. She brings her lobbying experience to the mountains as she takes on this new role. Prior to joining POWDR, Stacey served as a principal at Monument Advocacy, a bi-coastal advocacy firm, where she consulted on public relations and government affairs for top corporations and associations around the world. POWDRCorporation, owns and operates ski resorts in the United States and Canada including Snowbird, Woodward, Copper Mountain, Killington, and other mountains. It is headquartered in Park City, Utah, which allows Hutchinson to spend plenty of time doing her research while skiing. We talk with Stacey about how she carves out time for skiing and she gives us tips on how to lobby for our own ski mom concerns. We also talk about mom-life and trying to make time to ski as a family.Stacy’s top policy concerns include environmental issues, affordable housing and access to visas for international recruiting. Through the Play Forever commitment, POWDR holistically invests in environmental sustainability projects, participates in scientific research, and proactively advocates for policy change to help create a more resilient world. Find out more about POWDR’s Play Forever movement here https://www.powdr.com/play-foreverFind out more about POWDR herehttps://www.powdr.com/https://www.instagram.com/powdr/Keep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
33:59 1/26/24
Stacey Hutchinson, VP of Communication & Government Relations for POWDR
Become a Premium Ski Moms Subscriber hereStacey moved to Park City to accept her new role with the POWDR Corporation. She brings her lobbying experience to the mountains as she takes on this new role. Prior to joining POWDR, Stacey served as a principal at Monument Advocacy, a bi-coastal advocacy firm, where she consulted on public relations and government affairs for top corporations and associations around the world. POWDR  Corporation, owns and operates ski resorts in the United States and Canada including Snowbird, Woodward, Copper Mountain, Killington, and other mountains. It is headquartered in Park City, Utah, which allows Hutchinson to spend plenty of time doing her research while skiing. We talk with Stacey about how she carves out time for skiing and she gives us tips on how to lobby for our own ski mom concerns. We also talk about mom-life and trying to make time to ski as a family.Stacy’s top policy concerns include environmental issues, affordable housing and access to visas for international recruiting. She tells us about the POWDR  Play Forever commitment, where POWDR holistically invests in environmental sustainability projects, participates in scientific research, and proactively advocates for policy change to help create a more resilient world.  Find out more about POWDR’s Play Forever movement here https://www.powdr.com/play-foreverFind out more about POWDR herehttps://www.powdr.com/https://www.instagram.com/powdr/Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
34:44 1/26/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS Robin Hall, Ski Mom and Co-Founder, Town Hall Sustainable Outdoor Apparel
Subscriber-only episodeIn this episode we talk with Robin Hall, the co-founder of Town Hall, a sustainable outdoor apparel company for adults and children. Town Hall has a great variety of items from puffers and fleeces to hats and sweatshirts. The company is based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. We learn all about Robin’s career path from the GAP headquarters in San Francisco to Vail Resorts in Breckenridge, CO. Robin wanted to get back into the apparel industry and found a role at Smartwool where she spent 11 years in roles ranging from retail, finance, strategy and sustainability. We also learn all about the Steamboat Springs community which has great activities year round.  Steamboat Ski Resort is owned by Alterra and is unlimited on the Ikon pass. Steamboat is fairly easy to get to by plane (3.5 hours from Denver) and the town and the ski resort are connected by free shuttles. BONUS: tips on places to visit from hot springs to local book stores. You’ll love the fun look and quality feel of Town Hall apparel, check out all their great gear at https://www.townhallco.com/ and use code SKIMOMS for 15% off!Keep up with the Latest from Town Hall!Website: https://www.townhallco.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/townhallcoFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TownhallcoKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
44:54 1/19/24
Robin Hall, Ski Mom and Co-Founder, Town Hall Sustainable Outdoor Apparel
Become a Premium Subscriber hereIn this episode we talk with Robin Hall, the co-founder of Town Hall, a sustainable outdoor apparel company for adults and children. Town Hall has a great variety of items from puffers and fleeces to hats and sweatshirts. The company is based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. We learn all about Robin’s career path from the GAP headquarters in San Francisco to Vail Resorts in Breckenridge, CO. Robin wanted to get back into the apparel industry and found a role at Smartwool where she spent 11 years in roles ranging from retail, finance, strategy and sustainability. We also learn all about the Steamboat Springs community which has great activities year round.  Steamboat Ski Resort is owned by Alterra and is unlimited on the Ikon pass. Steamboat is fairly easy to get to by plane (3.5 hours from Denver) and the town and the ski resort are connected by free shuttles. BONUS: tips on places to visit from hot springs to local book stores (only for premium subscribers)You’ll love the fun look and quality feel of Town Hall apparel, check out all their great gear at https://www.townhallco.com/ and use code SKIMOMS for 15% off!Keep up with the Latest from Town Hall!Website: https://www.townhallco.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/townhallcoFacebook: https://wwwColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
45:44 1/19/24
Quick Tips: Gear to Keep You Warm on the Coldest Ski Days
In this week's QUICK TIPS for Ski Moms we're talking about staying warm. Some icy air is coming to the mountains and we want you to stat warm and safe while you are out playing in the snow. Here are our four best bets.Shop The Warming Store for Hotronic Boot Warmers or get them at your local ski shop. While you can set them up yourself, I recommend you have them installed by a boot fitter.Shop the Stio Knicker here.Aurora Heat Hand Warmers are naturally biodegradable, and hypoallergenic.($79.99 ) Get them at Aurora Heat here. Use code SKIMOMS to save 10%Get an OverEasy Hood. Use discount code: SKIMOMS10 active for 10% at www.overeasy.co Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
06:49 1/17/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS CONTENT Mary Kate Buckley, President of Jackson Hole
Subscriber-only episodeTHANK YOU FOR BEING A SUBSCRIBERIn this episode we talk with Mary Kate Buckley, President of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. Mary Kate walks us through her amazing career path that started in advertising in NYC and led her all over the world before landing in her current role as President of Jackson Hole. Mary Kate grew up skiing at small local mountains in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and later as a young professional in NYC she joined a ski share house in Vermont.We learn all about Jackson Hole and what makes it such a special place. Located in the northwest corner of Wyoming, you can fly directly to the Jackson Hole airport or make the 4 hour drive from Salt Lake City airport.  Jackson Hole is a year round destination where the town has an old west feel, complete with a town square. The ski resort of Jackson Hole is located 12 miles from the center of town. Jackson Hole is a place for people that love adventure and skiing, and has something for every budget from the Four Seasons to hostels.  There is terrain for every level and even separate areas for beginners and intermediate skiers. We get all sorts of great tips from ski rentals to their world class Mountain Sports School. Jackson Hole is unique in that they manage their mountain capacity by both pricing and reservations (for Ikon Pass and Mountain Collective).  Jackson Hole has an iconic tram that can get 100 people up the mountain at a time. We also learn about the amazing dining options both on and off mountain at Jackson Hole, everything from fine dining to grab and go. And be sure not to miss Corbet’s Cabin for a waffle at 10,000 feet!Keep up with the Latest from Jackson Hole!Website: https://www.jacksonhole.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacksonholeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jacksonhole/Keep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
42:30 1/12/24
Mary Kate Buckley, President of Jackson Hole
Become a Ski Moms Premium Subscriber here In this episode we talk with Mary Kate Buckley, President of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. Mary Kate walks us through her amazing career path that started in advertising in NYC and led her all over the world before landing in her current role as President of Jackson Hole. Mary Kate grew up skiing at small local mountains in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and later as a young professional in NYC she joined a ski share house in Vermont.We learn all about Jackson Hole and what makes it such a special place. Located in the northwest corner of Wyoming, you can fly directly to the Jackson Hole airport or make the 4 hour drive from Salt Lake City airport.  Jackson Hole is a year round destination where the town has an old west feel, complete with a town square. The ski resort of Jackson Hole is located 12 miles from the center of town. Jackson Hole is a place for people that love adventure and skiing, and has something for every budget from the Four Seasons to hostels.  There is terrain for every level and even separate areas for beginners and intermediate skiers. We get all sorts of great tips from ski rentals to their world class Mountain Sports School. Jackson Hole is unique in that they manage their mountain capacity by both pricing and reservations (for Ikon Pass and Mountain Collective).  Jackson Hole has an iconic tram that can get 100 people up the mountain at a time. We also learn about the amazing dining options both on and off mountain at Jackson Hole, everything from fine dining to grab and go. And be sure not to miss Corbet’s Cabin for a waffle at 10,000 feet!Keep up with the Latest from Jackson Hole!Website: https://www.jacksonhole.comInstagram: Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
39:35 1/12/24
Quick Tips: How Navigate Crowds and Have the Best MLK Ski Vacation with Your Family
With a bit of quick planning you can make the most of the upcoming long ski weekend. This QUICK TIPS episode is full of practical advice. And here are some of the resources I shared. Use Ski Butlers to get your gear delivered to your condo, Airbnb or hotel.  Use this link to save 20% on your Ski Butler reservations.We like Mabel's Labels and you can save 15% with code SKIMOMS at checkout.Our friends at AvantSki have put together this awesome ski trip packing list. Use it to stay organized with your packing. Snag your copy of the Ski Moms Cookbook with loads of recipes that are make-ahead options.Colorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
10:24 1/11/24
đź”’ AD FREE + BONUS Ski Mom Peggy Hiller, CEO of PSIA-AASI the Snow Pros on Teaching and Learning Snowsporrs
Subscriber-only episodeThank you for being a subscriber!To kick off January, National Learn to Ski & Snowboard month, we talk with Peggy Hiller, the CEO of PSIA-AASI. PSIA-AASI is a professional membership organization that includes over 32,000 snowsports instructors. As the CEO, Peggy is responsible for the national entity, there are also 8 regional entities. Peggy tells us about the history of PSIA-AASI, the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating people how best to teach skiing and snowboarding.  The organization focuses on deveoping the teaching skills and people skills needed to be a great snowsports instructor. We learn about the certification levels and process, and the various specialty skill courses offered. Peggy recommends that when booking a lesson we request “a certified instructor”, which means the instructor has completed some PSIA certifications. Peggy also tells us about her trip to Levi, Finland to attend a global ski industry event called Interski. The event brings together industry experts from 35 countries to share learnings and best practices for all things snow sports. Keep up with the Latest from PSIA-AASIWebsite: https://thesnowpros.orgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesnowprosFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/stonzwearKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
37:30 1/5/24
Ski Mom Peggy Hiller, CEO of PSIA-AASI the Snow Pros on Teaching and Learning Snowsports
Become a subscriber to get ad-free + bonus content hereTo kick off January, National Learn to Ski & Snowboard month, we talk with Peggy Hiller, the CEO of PSIA-AASI. PSIA-AASI is a professional membership organization that includes over 32,000 snowsports instructors. As the CEO, Peggy is responsible for the national entity, there are also 8 regional entities. Peggy tells us about the history of PSIA-AASI, the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating people how best to teach skiing and snowboarding.  The organization focuses on deveoping the teaching skills and people skills needed to be a great snowsports instructor. We learn about the certification levels and process, and the various specialty skill courses offered. Peggy recommends that when booking a lesson we request “a certified instructor”, which means the instructor has completed some PSIA certifications. Peggy also tells us about her trip to Levi, Finland to attend a global ski industry event called Interski. The event brings together industry experts from 35 countries to share learnings and best practices for all things snow sports. Keep up with the Latest from PSIA-AASIWebsite: https://thesnowpros.orgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesnowprosFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/stonzwearColorful  Skida accessories are there to make ski mom life more fun. Save 20% off your order with CODE SKIMOMS20 at checkout at Skida.com Crafted from 100% premium merino wool, Iksplor isn't just for winter; they're perfect for protecting your little ones with UPF 50 coverage during summer hikes and camping trips. Ski Moms members enjoy an exclusive 10% off with code: SKIMOM. Head to Iksplor.com Hearty, yummy and perfect for wintery nights in. This digital cookbook brings the very best easy and delicious recipes for you and your family. All recipes were developed by ski moms. 36 tried and true ski mom recipes. Shop the Ski Moms Cookbook here.Support the showKeep up with the Latest from the Ski Moms!Website: www.skimomsfun.comSki Moms Discount Page: https://skimomsfun.com/discountsSki Moms Ski Rental HomesJoin the 10,000+ Ski Moms Facebook GroupInstagram: https://instagram.com/skimomsfun Send us an email and let us know what guests and topics you’d like to hear next! Sarah@skimomsfun.comNicole@skimomsfun.com
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