Archive for the ‘VBSR Staff’ Category

Who: Guest Blogger, Clare Hefferren, VBSR marketing guru and customer since 2010 Where: Heli Ski Vacation | Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada Once a year, I do something that scares me as much as it excites me. I believe it keeps me young at heart and courageous. A helicopter “heli” ski trip had been on my list for […]

Matthew Underhill, FIS Ski Coach, joined the Gros / Vista Bahn Ski Rental family years before he and Dominique made it official in the Summer of 2014. Join us in sharing his story with our family, you our customers, so you can soak in the love — and the amazing ski experience in his own […]

    “It’s cold, stark and eerily quiet, but it’s one of my favorite places to be,” says Sacha Gros when speaking of spending time on the Iditarod trail. On March 5 of this year, Sacha ventured out on a snowmachine as a part of the Iditarod Insider to capture the magic of the race […]

Vista Bahn Ski Rentals staffer Barclay Rabin had the honor of being invited to the annual Skiing and Ski Magazine testing this past month in Deer Valley, Utah. Every season 12 men and 12 women from around the country are invited to spend a week putting next year’s equipment to the test, literally, by skiing […]

Sacha Gros  of Vail, Colorado has quite the historic ski profile. Sacha was born in Glenwood Springs, just before the Vail Valley had it’s own hospital. He grew up with a love of skiing that evolved from skiing faster than mom to racing and eventually back to seeking powder, though he’ll always be a competitor. These […]

As many of you know, our parents, Jane and Joël Gros, opened Colorado Ski Service, one of the first Vail ski tuning businesses, in 1977. As a way of paying homage to Joel’s “Pop” French heritage, they incorporated “Le Coq,” aka the Rooster, the unofficial symbol of France into the original logo for our Vail […]

From the field: VBSR staffer & professional photographer, Santiago Ces Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina; Farellones, Chile; Canjon del Maule, Chile When Vail Mountain closes for the Summer, VBSR staff head to all corners of the earth to chase adventure. We’re fortunate to have Santiago on the VBSR team as he’s also a partner in a professional […]

The gang here at VBSR has now left and will soon be spread out all across the world. Alaska, Colorado, The East Coast, Mexico, Central America, Argentina, Europe and Australia are just some of the locations where our travels will take us this spring and summer. Before we officially wrap up the 2014/15 ski season, […]

While today it’s 60 degrees and there isn’t a cloud in the sky, you never know when a big storm cycle will roll in, bringing seemingly endless powder to Vail Mountain. Less than two weeks ago was one of those times. VBSR employees Santiago and Barclay were lucky enough to find some time to make some […]

January 27, 2015 marked the first ever Ski With Sacha Day and it was a success! Vista Bahn Ski Rentals customers and family members met at the shop at 9:45 for a 10:30 departure to hit the hill with former World Alpine Ski Championship Racer, Olympian and shop co-owner, Sacha Gros. Included in the festivities […]