While we have a soft spot for Mammoth, gay ski weeks were really creaed by Aspen Snowmass. This year marks the resort’s 41st Gay Ski Week, the largest and longest-running annual gay ski week event in the country. Aspen has remained the perfect host town and mountain community for this wonderful event, but how did it all begin?
In a previous post, we detailed some of our favorite LGBTQ+ ski weeks and weekends in the country. As we head into the 2018 and 2019 ski season, we’ll begin preparing to make the most of these treasured events. Follow these tips to ensure you have the best, most memorable gay ski weeks of your
We’ve all seen it—halfway up the mountain and only visible from the high-speed quad, a solitary conifer stands slightly too close to the lift line. You can almost reach out and touch it, but the tree is just slightly out of reach. As you zoom by, you catch a glimpse of color—neon yellow, navy blue, even a
Some things change, some things don’t. In an earlier post, we talked about the present and lingering anti-gay sentiment in the ski industry. We also mentioned about how things have gotten better over the years. We believe one of the reasons for this positive change has been the increased spending power of the gay community
Significant segments of ski culture may be anti-gay, but the sport itself is inherently egalitarian at least in its most fundamental activity of flying down a mountain on a pair of skis. So where does this discrepancy and cognitive dissonance come from? Well, follow the money. First of all, skiing isn’t cheap. Even with