Current IKON Partner Listing
Here is the most current PDF from the Storm Skiing Journal that lists all the IKON Partners for the 2023-24 season. It’s a spreadsheet that is an eye test but you can zoom into the Northwest and East section to see the areas we ski most.
Discounts and Deals:
Storm King Lift passes tracker is a spreadsheet maintained by Storm King Tracker. It will be updated periodically and will help you determine which pass fits your skiing plans the best. Note: FSM will make a recommendation on a pass for the 2023-24 season ASAP, should be by the end of April 2023.
Potter Brothers Ski Shop, check out their season rentals at https://www.potterbrothers.com/rentals/seasonal-rentals/
ISKINY Website, a great web site for families with kids learning how to ski/ride
The New York Capital District Ski Council (NYCDSC) discount tickets are now loaded on their web site. The Family Ski Meisters are part of NYCDSC and your membership card has a sticker on the back for you to show at the participating mountains to get your discount. Go to this link to see the participating mountains, discount days and pricing: https://nycdsc.org/ski-council-days
Mountain Info and Stats:
- See True-Up Vertical listings here
Trail Map Compare – Easy to find listing of all U.S. Ski Resorts
Skills and Tips:
Carving Turns: Skiing with confidence and comfort makes your skiing experience more fun and with less effort. Here are some helpful videos for you to watch and they will give you the tips you needs to sharpen your carving skills. Enjoy.
- 5 Tips & Drills for carving
- Skiing with perfect, or close to perfect pressure on the outside ski
- Teaching the Pure Carved Turn
- Watch olympian Ted Ligety carve great GS turns
- Learn more about Slarve vs Carve and ski turn terminology
- Get in Shape:
- Athletico Physical Therapy Ski exercises: https://www.athletico.com/2018/02/12/home-exercises-skiers/
- Ski Canada, Fit to Ski: “Don’t try to ski yourself into shape again this year. Get started on your preseason fitness series now”.
- Avoid Injuries:
- Injury Prevention from Children’s Hospital, Boston: https://www.childrenshospital.org/sites/default/files/2022-03/injury-prevention-skiing.pdf
- Skiing Injury Prevention from American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/staying-healthy/skiing-injury-prevention/
- Athletico, Tips for Preventing Ski Injuries: https://www.athletico.com/2018/02/09/tips-preventing-common-skiing-injuries/
National Ski Club Newsletter:
The Family Ski Meisters Ski Club was formed in the summer of 1968 by a group of ski enthusiasts who were interested in promoting the sport of downhill skiing at a family level.