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 SkiMyBest: "Learn to Ski/Ski Better/Ski My Best"
(aka: "It depends...)"

Whether inside the snow or on its top--it's all downhill from here!


SkiMyBest is devoted to your success in the skiing sport--so you will better enjoy the winter outdoors--with tips on skiing, ski lessons, ski areas, ski slopes, and ski instructors. The focus is alpine, or downhill, skiing, in its "classic" form; i.e., there's a long slider under each foot, and both feet are usually in side the snow or on or near its top.

"If you don't learn to ski/ski better/ski my best this year, you'll be another year older (or more) before you do."
--paraphrased from Warren Miller

What's the best answer to all questions about how to ski/ski better/skimybest? "It depends..."

by Bill Jones, Ski Instructor
Certified Professional Ski Instructor (Registration #110478), Level III
private ski lessons at Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek/Arrowhead, other areas

       Synopsis of SkiMyBest website
        (so you'll get primary concepts right away,
        and then be able to drill down into topics below)


world image      Choosing an Area to Ski
       (so you'll go to the place that suits you most)


    Skiing the Colorado Rockies
         (so you can judge ski areas in this popular ski region)

Image result for epic mix logo Epic Mix--Skiing the Vail Resorts areas: In Colordo: Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek/Arrowhead, Heavenly Valley, Northstar, Kirkwood. And elsewhere: Stowe, Park City, Canyons, Whister-Blackcomb, and moe
 (so you can track vertical feet skied, earn virtual pins, race Lindsey Vonn, track ski skill progress)


        Why and How to Take a Ski Lesson from a Professional
          (so you can judge how to start, reenter, or continue the sport)


 PSIA 1--bronze    How to Pick a Ski Instructor
 PSIA 2--silver        (so you'll learn the most for your time and money)
 PSIA 3--gold     


          Bill Jones, Ski Instructor 
         (so you'll know who maintains this website,
         and can decide whether to ski in a lesson with him.
         Or, go now to How to reserve a private ski lesson with Bill Jones)

                           Ski Slope Ratings  Green /Blue /Black 
                           (so you'll get on terrain suited to you)

Skier Skill Levels 1-9
(so you'll get in the right class to learn right)

        Skiing as a Career
        (so you'll know the pros and cons,
        should you want a career as a ski instructor)

             Skiing website links
             (so you can learn more about where
                         and how to ski your best)

     Colorado Winter Outdoors


    Books and Videos and Apps
    (so you can expand your knowledge
    of ski technique, equipment, and history)

    Skiing Instructor Humor

    (so you don't take all this information too


      A dedication...
      (so we'll better appreciate our opportunities
        for skiing we have today thanks to others)

   "SKIING IS A SLIDING SPORT/Skiing Web Manual: Contents" 
                   (so you'll understand skiing mechanics and equipment before you get on snow)      

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Check out our other websites (links exit this site; return with back arrow):

  • XploreAmerica.US: exits  for nature, outdoor, guide, and history books--tens of thousands of titles available. "Enjoy America more!" Hosted by Bill Jones, ski instructor and former national park ranger, naturalist, and planner.
  • exits  for books on American history--maritime, gold rush, western expansion, John Muir, Indian rock art, more. Published by Bill Jones, ski instructor and former national park ranger, naturalist, and planner.



  • exits  for award-winning wines--pinot noir, merlot, zinfandel, sauvignon blanc--from Truckee River Winery ("Highest and Coldest" winery), in Truckee, California, now with tasting room. Operated by Bill Jones' vintner son Russell Jones, University of California at Davis vitiology graduate and former professional ski racer and managed by Bill Jones' granddaughter Katy Jones, former cross-country skiing Junior Olympian and biathlete. exits  and exits:  for peak naming effort re Yosemite naturalist Dr. Carl Sharsmith. Created by Bill Jones (ski instructor and former national park ranger, naturalist, and park master planner) of Name4Carl Committe. exits  for information on national park and related sites.

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