After 524 inches of record breaking snow the year before, Winter 2011/2012 was getting off to a slow start. It was late December and powder days had been scarce in Colorado and most other parts of the country. Hardcore skiers and riders were getting restless. It was time to call in reinforcements.
Robbie had so much fun on March 16th talking to people on the mountain that we sent him out again a few days later. It may have had something to do with all the free food he was offered. in any case, he talked to a family on Spring Break, a future pond skimming contestant, and the owner of an impressive smorgasbord. Spring in Vail usually means soft snow, warm sun and on mountain picnics and this is no exception! [...Read More]
March 16, 2012: Vail skiers and snowboarders go all out on the free patios and grilling locations. We talk to the makers of bacon wrapped asparagus, find out what happens when you get your pass scanned for the 100th time of the season, and learn why people love spring skiing at Vail in the sun
We talk to some students who have skipped school to ski, a first timer on telemark skis, and a group enjoying the 4 inches that fell overnight on Chair 2 Avanti Express. [...Read More]