Getting to Know the Epiphany Pad, the Secret to Great Ski Training in Aspen/Snowmass Colorado with a chance of Luxury Ski in-Ski Out House on Snowmass Mountain Video Tour
Learning how to ski is easier with the John Clendenin Ski Method, a simple concise Method focused on safety and speed management in all ski terrain but especially in the bumps. John Clendenin, a two-time world freestyle champion, teaches the fundamentals of skiing while maintaining a sharp focuses on safety and speed control.
The John Clendenin Method is for people of a wide-range of ages and skiing skills. Young or old, amateur or pro, all learn new techniques with John Clendenin and his team of ski teaching pros. Each ski lesson presents the simple concepts to students along with the understanding and skills necessary for learning to ski on a new advanced level. Concepts of safety and speed management when skiing always stay at the forefront of Clendenin Ski Lessons.
The Epiphany Pad™ is just one of the many concepts you will encounter in the Clendenin Ski Method. One of the most important aspects of his Method and the basic understand of ski fundamentals is learning how the feet affect positioning, balance and speed. The Epiphany Pad™ is the part of the sole behind your little toes. Hold a chair for balance and stand on one foot. Now, lean slightly to the outside of your foot. The area where you feel the most amount of pressure, on the little-toe side of your foot, is the Epiphany Pad™.
Feeling the Epiphany Pad, and learning its basic functions, enables you to finesse your ski edges while making smooth controlled turns. With the Clendenin Ski Method lessons, you’ll start exploring the feelings in your Epiphany Pad on gentle groomed ski slopes. Soon you discover how the EP creates balance on your uphill ski. Balanced on your Epiphany Pad you can easily release your downhill ski which leads you naturally into a parallel turn.
Learn how to ski with the John Clendenin Method and take skiing to new heights.
The Clendenin Ski Method is a simple concise Method focused on safety and speed management in all terrain, even bumps. Two Time World Ski Champion John Clendenin says his: “Baby boomer clients first read the book Four Words for Great Skiing and watch the DVD Finding the Love Spot (both offered on his web site below). The majority of students like starting their lesson indoors secured in the safety harness. Warm and comfortable in the Aspen Club and Spa they grasp the basic fundamentals of great skiing on the infinite slope – the ski simulator. New skills immediately transform their skiing in one of Clendenin’s enchanting camps or in a private ski training lesson in Aspen guided by John or one of his certified CSM coaches. With ownership the Clendenin Ski Method invites clients of all ages ‘to dance with gravity’ and renew their thrill of skiing the entire mountain. Learn more at www.skidoctors.com
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Location: Snowmass, Northwest, Colorado, USA (Aspen Airport -10 Minutes to House)
Accommodations: House, 4 bedrooms + convertible bed(s), 5 Baths + 2 powder rooms (Sleeps 10-12), 2-car heated garage, on 2 private acres adjacent to the White River National Forest. House manager to greet guests on first day and mid-week maid service to change linen and clean.
A spectacular custom-built home high on a protected ridge with 360 degree panoramic views of 14,000 foot peaks and snow-covered woods filled with eagles, wildlife and tranquility. Our dream house has over 5,700 square feet in which to unwind, entertain, cook and simply marvel after a full day of skiing literally out the back door to the private ski trail on one of the worlds greatest mountains. Located in the exclusive Pines neighborhood, it is available to rent for reduced prices.
Wake up to a view of the Rockies that will make you hungry for the fresh powder, long cruiser runs and diverse terrain just outside your door. Enjoy your breakfast in our huge gourmet cooks kitchen, with every appliance, gadget and convenience — including a large gourmet gas barbeque grill right out the kitchen door as you absorb the Colorado sunshine filling the cathedral ceilings and wood beams that frame the endless windows that let in light at every angle, in every corner of the house.
Put on your boots in the spacious customized ski room, while gazing out at the white-powder of Snowmass valley and enjoy the foot comfort from our large ski boot dryer that will ensure a dry and comfortable fit every morning. For those who pass on the Alpine downhill runs, we have snow shoes right in the mudroom to fit any size, so just strap them on your hiking shoes and stride directly onto pristine trails through the White River National Forest also known as our back yard. A world-class cross-country ski trail is also right out the back door, for our Nordic-minded friends. There is nothing but woods behind our house ensuring maximum privacy, quiet and access to all sorts of winter sports.
At the end of your best day of skiing ever, just pull up to our back door, stack your skis where you stop, hang your clothes to dry in the ski room — and warm yourself by one of the 5 gas fireplaces placed throughout the house while sitting back in our customized robes, sipping hot cider and chocolate, a cold beer or a fine glass of wine from our cellar.
Just outside all the bedrooms is our massage-jet hot tub, ready to work out those muscle kinks from your ski day. And do not worry about the details each room is fully stocked with towels, linens, shampoo, skin lotions, soaps and other amenities so you can relax in front of our wide screen TV in the enclosed media room while munching on fresh popcorn and other snacks stored in the lower kitchen and wet bar, or engage in a tough game of Scrabble or one of our many board games in the sitting room or the living room, or simply gaze again out the panoramic views as the sun sets behind the mountains the colors and hues of the Western sky will seem like a dream.
Eating in is easy a full grocery store is 5 minutes away, and many restaurants deliver full meals. And our house manager can arrange for the fridge and pantry to be fully stocked before you arrive. Snowmass Village is only 7 minutes away with many places to eat and shop to fit any appetite. And downtown Aspen is only 15 minutes away, with some of the worlds greatest eateries, bars and clubs.
This is the first season our house is available for rentals, so we are offering this very special residence to people who desire something unique, warm, convenient and spectacular all rolled into one. On the rental listing our home is available for 00/night (plus 16% tax), but we are willing to discount the price, given todays economy. There is an up-charge for Christmas/New Years weeks given the high demand. The home rents for 00/night in the off season.
Take a tour through the attached photos, which are part of the sales brochure. More photos are available upon request.
Image by Zach Dischner
Probably my best shot of the night-and also my luckiest! Myself and the two others I was with were part of a group of 6. The others got up onto the halfpipe but they closed the gates on me. A little sweettalking and a few minutes later the guy let us up. This was taken as we were walking up the slippery stairs. First shots of the night, just blindly held the camera out beside me as I climbed, and this turned out! I was pretty stoked
Infinitely better on black!
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