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Mountain resorts offer more than just skiing. You don't have to leave the slopes for fine dining.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 21, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — From outdoor winter grills to intimate dining, ski resorts can provide more than sliding on snow. I've had some memorable slopeside getaway nibbles. It was February, but so warm at New Jersey's Mountain Creek Resort that we were shedding parkas and noshing on Nathan's...
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George Salter of Salter's Ski Shop
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 07, 2019 - 4:15 am
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Area skiers suffered a major loss last week when a unique Montgomery County ski shop went up in flames. The talent and one-of-a-kind equipment inside Salter's Ski Shop kept me on the slopes till I was 79. I would have been there at 80 and beyond if it wasn't for a...
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Dreamstime
January 31, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever thought of spending your 70th birthday on a mountain with a pair of skis bound to your boots, that doesn't have to be a fantasy. A bit of history: When I started skiing, wooden boards and lederhosen were still the norm, and people wore patches that said...
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Skiing on Elk Mountain
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
January 04, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — What's in a name? On the ski slopes, the name alone can be reassuring or intimidating. How about, "Ciao," "Jaws," Rip Cord," or "Plunge"? That's just one Vermont mountain where the names of super steep trails mean what they say. Then again, numerous hills sport names...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2019 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Half of the couple was panicked in the snow shouting, "I didn't do this on purpose." The other trying to calm things down — it was a personal ski lesson gone bad. As the ski season barrels into winter, it's important to remember that trying to teach a loved one a...
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At 19 ski areas across the state, fourth- and fifth-graders can score an almost free snow pass for the season.
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 22, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids and snow go together like skis and boots. At 19 ski areas across the state, fourth- and fifth-graders can score an almost-free snow pass for the season. The program, run by the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association, lets the kids ski or snowboard for three days at...
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A ski lift at Bear Creek Mountain
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 01, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Every face around the bar had a high-elevation winter tan. Stetson hats topped every head, and ski boots thumped the floor while Willie Nelson rasped from the speakers. It was happy hour at the base of Vail Mountain in the Colorado Rockies. During a chat with the...
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