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Rachel McCurtain
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Lesson for an average skier
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I am looking for some advice on lessons.  We usually make it out to Steamboat 2-3 times a year.  I am an average skier (comfortable on blues, easy blacks, but dear Lord....no moguls...it's UGLY!!!) …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Boo Boo Nov 24, 2012.

Wonderful Ski Patrol and ER
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While the situation is not the greatest I just wanted to give a shout out the the ski patrol and ER here in Steamboat.  My husband blew out his knee yesterday and while that stinks, the group at ski…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by patti (snowflake) Feb 23, 2010.

Private Lesson Vs. Clinic
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My husband and I are average skiers but are really looking to improve this season.  We were out over Christmas for a week and feel that we could really use some form of a lesson this time.  My…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura Sjoblom (live2ski) Feb 21, 2010.

 

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Boo Boo replied to Rachel McCurtain's discussion Lesson for an average skier
"Reminds me, must really look at booking some lessons this year... We are average skiers, but I think that there are always more things to learn and ways to make things easier for ourselves."
Nov 24, 2012
Tim Vawter replied to Rachel McCurtain's discussion Lesson for an average skier
"Alway take a lesson, can never hurt!"
Nov 19, 2012
Rachel McCurtain replied to Rachel McCurtain's discussion Lesson for an average skier
"Thanks for the input.  I actually booked my lesson last night.  I am very excited to hopefully improve on a few things.  As we are lucky enought to get out to Steamboat 3 times this year, I am hoping that I see some improvment.…"
Mar 1, 2012
Kimberly Butler replied to Rachel McCurtain's discussion Lesson for an average skier
"Speaking as someone who has worked in the ski industry for several years now, I was amazed a few years ago when I took some brush up lessons.  It's so easy to get into our groove, that it's good to have a refresher now and then to…"
Mar 1, 2012
patti (snowflake) replied to Rachel McCurtain's discussion Lesson for an average skier
"I always take a lesson when i go out there.  I am slightly average and I always learn something new.  But I only ski once a year too.  My skiing days are pretty much over now due to knee surgery but if I could ski I would be in a…"
Feb 3, 2012
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Lesson for an average skier

I am looking for some advice on lessons.  We usually make it out to Steamboat 2-3 times a year.  I am an average skier (comfortable on blues, easy blacks, but dear Lord....no moguls...it's UGLY!!!)  My 6 year old and I are coming out for Spring Break at the end of March.  Normally  I would just ski with my husband but as he is not coming I was thinking about taking advantage of having 2 days of skiing to myself (the rest of the time I will be skiing with my little dare devil).  I  don't want to…See More
Feb 2, 2012
Rachel McCurtain and Shane Dressback are now friends
Feb 2, 2012
Rachel McCurtain commented on Boo Boo's blog post Steamboat with a toddler - Part 1
"Great pics and great blog.  You are keeping me tide over until March when we can get back out there.  We also love Saketumi."
Jan 31, 2012
Rachel McCurtain replied to Tammy Rogers's discussion Ski School Options for Kids
"I agree with JG.  We put our daughter in Jackalopes (the 4-5 year old version) last year.  It was her 2nd year on skis and the improvement made was UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!  I cannot say enough good things about the program.  I only…"
Dec 19, 2011
Rachel McCurtain replied to Lisa's discussion Tipping of Instructors
"My daughter did Jackalopes (sp) Ski Week last year and we tipped her instructor (who was amazing and I am kicking myself that I can't remember her name now) at the end of the week about 15%.  We were considering less, but she was so…"
Nov 30, 2011
Rachel McCurtain commented on Boo Boo's blog post Steamboat with a toddler - pre-trip blog
"I feel the pain of a toddler.  Our sweet one is now 5 and on her 3 trip to Steamboat come January. It gets easier :) She loves it...and last year was the best as we were able to ski with her after picking her up from ski school.  I loved…"
Oct 17, 2011
Rachel McCurtain commented on Caroline Lalive's blog post Let's Get Ready
"I am so going to start this tomorrow.  Printed it out and everything.  Can't wait for the next one.  Thanks!!!!"
Oct 11, 2011
Rachel McCurtain posted a status
"Ski trip is paid for!!! Now can Jan. hurry up and get here."
Sep 29, 2011
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Sep 4, 2011
Rachel McCurtain commented on Miss Lucky Lady's blog post The Greatest Thing about Steamboat is.....
"I'm going to retire there in 15 years...not that I am counting or anything."
Feb 3, 2011
Rachel McCurtain commented on NewEnglandSkier's blog post Steamboat Trip 2011 Day 3
"Love the updates!!!  Giving me a little bit of Steamboat while I try to wait out the next month.  Can't wait to get out there again."
Feb 1, 2011

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