Words: Kim Billimoria I can’t believe Ski School has already come to an end! My kids, ages 5 and 8, had a great experience with the Saturday program this year and my husband and I took full advantage of the opportunity for some ski dates on Saturdays.
On Saturday I dropped Gemma off in ski school, and as I prepared to leave to go skiing with my wife and friends – she asked “Dad, will you stay and watch me ski?” I never would have guessed it before I had kids, but I can honestly say there are few things in my life […]
This february has been like none other I have experienced – 26 straight days of snow in the Tetons, totaling over 130 inches, and the trend continues! Living in the snow globe – it can be hard to decipher one day from another – but one week really stands out.
January has been a whirlwind of work travel, and a little family time. One of the highlights of the month was working with legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones, and the TGR production team. I had the chance to work with Jeremy during his Grand Teton attempt. Riding the Grand had been a long time dream for […]
When i came to the Tetons 10 years ago, I roamed the mountains freely, working a little on the side, but unencumbered and without kids – my schedule was my own. I used to think that a hard day of skiing involved long days in the backcountry. Then I had kids, and I learned – […]
Christmas skiing was good in the Tetons, maybe better than anywhere else in the west. Christmas Eve marked the end of the biggest storm of the year – almost three feet of snow in 4 days. I spent Christmas day ripping around the resort with Alyosha – my 8 year old, and his dream team […]
Editor’s Note: As an Exum guide, Zahan guides athletes and crew for local production company Teton Gravity Research. As part of this process, Z helps instruct the crew in an annual workshop designed to maximize safety while the crew is skiing/riding in remote backcountry terrain. I’m just returning from the 2013 International Pro Riders Workshop […]
Editor’s Note: Zahan Billimoria is proud dad as well as an accomplished mountaineer and guide for Exum Mountain Guides (see Zahan in action here, guiding for Teton Gravity Research). Zahan (“Z”) will be blogging for us this season with his adventures in parenthood and ski mountaineering with clients and on his free time. Welcome, Z!