186: Aspen's New Terrain and Autumn Skiing in Austria

Sep 29, 2023, 09:42 AM

We discuss autumn glacier skiing in Austria, what’s new in Aspen and whether golf is easier in the mountains.

Iain was joined by Rana Dershowitz, VP at Aspen Snowmass and journalist Rob Rees.

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Rob was last on the show in Episode 179 discussing the Aosta Valley (1:15)
National Snow Week takes place from 14-22 October (3:30)
The Ski Podcast Live will feature at the shows on each Sunday at 1pm (3:45)
Secure a free ticket to the show using the code ‘SKIPODCAST’ (4:15)
The Ski Podcast is a finalists at the Travel Media Awards (4:45)
Iain skied in Zermatt in August
Gethin James told us about skiing in Solden in October in Episode 159 (5:50)
Stubai above Neustift is one of Rob’s favourites (6:45)
Find out more about the Intersport Schneetage (7:45)
Rob shared a lift with Hermann Maier in Pitztal
Iain spoke with Dave Ryding in Saas Fee in Episode 57 (11:30)           
Find out about the ‘White 5’ lift pass (13:15)
Check out the lifts designed by Zara Hadid if you travel to Innsbruck (14:00)
Ski Launch took place in September 2023 (16:00)
The European Masters Golf takes place in Crans Montana (18:00)
The new ‘Hero’s’ terrain expansion is the biggest in Aspen for 40 years (21:00)
The Ikon Pass includes Aspen Snowmass and more than 50 other resorts (26:30)
Aspen hosts the Winter X Games (28:00)
The Mountain Collective pass is another option for multiple resort skiing (32:00)
Find out about the 'Give A Flake' advocacy campaign (34:00)
Aspen’s Environment Foundation is a great campaign (36:45)
Take a look at the melting gondola sculpture (37:30)

Feedback (39:45)
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