Category: weather

Why Skiers Should Care About El Niño – The weather phenomenon is linked to big snowfall and predicted for 2018-19, but often comes down to regions

September 10, 2018 Off

If you’re a skier, you’ve probably heard the term El Niño before. The legendary weather condition has been proven to be kind to North American skiers by producing prodigious snowfall, especially in the Southern Rockies. During the last El Niño year, in…

By Jillian Queri

Sick day, as in ski sickness (aka Häusler’s disease)

May 4, 2018 Off

Sick day, as in ski sickness (aka Häusler’s disease) Ski sickness is a form of motion sickness that can strike skiers, especially when visibility is poor in fog, blizzards, whiteout, and flat light conditions. The disorienting, dizzying, and nauseating feeling, which is similar to sea sickness or car sickness, is due to the body’s inability to […]

By Mitch Tobin