More Articles by Jill

Last Chance For Spring Wine Dinners!

Last month I attended the Duckhorn Vineyards wine dinner at Seven Glaciers. I had no idea what to expect of a wine dinner, so in case you’re thinking of attending one of them, I’ll fill you in. I like to drink wine but I’m not what you would call an …Read More

April 13th, 2012 in Mountain News

Beginner Nation

I’ve been a beginner skier three times in my life so far: once when I first learned to ski as a wee lass, second when I came back from a painful and debilitating knee surgery six years ago, and third just last month when I took up telemarking. There’s nothing …Read More

April 1st, 2012 in Mountain News

Hug A Groomer

Today’s sunny skies, mild temperatures, and nonexistent crowds (Spring Break hangover, maybe?) were the perfect recipe to break out my brand spanking new-to-me telemark setup and take some Groomer Appreciation Time to practice dropping a knee. If you’ve been skiing a while you probably eschew the groomed runs and think …Read More

March 21st, 2012 in Adventures In Alyeska&Mountain News

Ski Happy

It’s Thursday and you know what that means: a new night skiing cycle! Night skiing never fails to bring out the happy people and I love skiing with happy people. My friends Agnes and Matt Hage posted a great summary of a happy-people ski day a few days ago which …Read More

March 8th, 2012 in Adventures In Alyeska&Mountain News

It’s a Good Year For Music, Too

I just got back from two days in Girdwood. Wow, I haven’t skied powder like that since the last time I went skiing at Alyeska. I know, I know, the snow is great, it’s snowing like crazy every day, the North Face is skiing so well it’s ridiculous, faceshots every …Read More

February 19th, 2012 in Live Music & Events