BRISTOL MOUNTAIN BLOG

Athletes from the Bristol Freestyle Team have begun off-season training

The team has just completed a 5 day water ramp camp in Lake Placid. 22 athletes trained by skiing down the plastic ramp surface and jumping into the pool. A total of 16 athletes worked on invert and off axis jumps.It takes several years of…

BMRC Keeping Busy With Projects This Summer

BMRC has been hard at work over the past couple of months with projects at the Comet Race Building and assisting with the widening of Skyway. The club has stained the fascia boards and the cedar of the new Comet Race Building, assisted with…

2020 Freestyle Aerials U.S. National Championships Event Background & Information

Information on Freestyle Aerials Aerials is a sub-discipline of freestyle skiing where athletes perform flips and twists in the air. Athletes ski down a steep slope towards a kicker that propels them into the air. In aerial skiing competitors…
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A Father's Take

BRUCE and BRUCE: A Father and Son Look Back on Growing Up at Bristol Mountain I was probably all of about four-years-old when I first got a close-up experience with Bristol Mountain. My dad was delivering chicken eggs to Bristol from Vine…

Slush Cup Fishing

An interview with Al Kraus, veteran Bristol Mountain Ski Patroller and Bristol Mountain Slush Cup Staple. Q. Being an expert fly fisherman how would you compare your work fishing people out of the pond to pulling fish out of the river? As…

State of the Mountain 2019

What's new for the 2019-20 Season at Bristol Mountain. Snowmaking Upgrades Bristol continues to be committed to investing in our snowmaking infrastructure each year as a part of our strategic goals. This year we are replacing the fan…

Bristol Mountain to Host 2020 & 2021 U.S. Aerials Freestyle Championships

Mikey’s Jump in Bristol Mountain’s High Point Terrain Park is quickly becoming one of the premier venues for freestyle aerial events as Bristol Mountain was awarded the bid to host the nation’s top aerial skiers at the next two U.S. Aerials…

We're Jumping!: Bristol Mountain Aerial Training Facility

Making history. Bristol Mountain has opened the third Freestyle Aerial Training Facility in the US aside from jump sites in Lake Placid and at the US Olympic Training Center in Utah. A huge thanks to our sponsors: HighPoint, Neon Wave, North…
Bristol Mountain Holiday Gift Guide

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Trying to complete your holiday shopping list? We've compiled a list of fun activities & gifts that will please all of the favorite people in your life. DO YOU HAVE SOMEONE WHO YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO GET ON THE SLOPES? Get them started…

What is the Bristol Brigade?

The Bristol Mountain Brigade is weekly coaching with the same instructor and people, grouped by ability and skiing and riding interests, having fun exploring the mountain, improving their skiing or snowboarding technique, building confidence,…

Coach Johnny's Top Tips for Getting in Shape for the Winter Season

The Bristol Mountain Freestyle Team is active on and off the snow. Who better to get advice regarding a pre-season workout than the man who has coached six athletes to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team, two of whom are U.S. Olympic athletes? What’s…

Zen and the Art of Ski Tuning

What base pattern is best for the type of skier you want to be? What degree should you tune your side and base edges to? One, two or three degrees? How often should you wax and tune your equipment? While these questions seem daunting, they…

Where Are They Now?

Learn about where people who grew up skiing at Bristol Mountain are in their careers including Bill Rock (SVP & COO Park City Mountain-Vail Resorts), Donny Roth (Chile Powder Adventures and Independent Descents), & Tim Jones (Grit Visual and…

High Point Terrain Park

NEW FOR THE 2018/2019 WINTER SPORTS SEASON! The Challenger Trail at Bristol Mountain is being significantly widened and regraded to accommodate the new High Point Terrain Park! This new park will be a major improvement to the freestyle/freeride…

State of the Mountain

Skiers and riders can expect a lot of great upgrades for the 2018-19 season. Even though we had a phenomenal season last season, with skiing and riding from November 11th to May 1st, we continued our investment in our snowmaking operations…