Archive for the ‘VBSR Staff’ Category

We recently caught up with Vail native Simone Larese, owner of beloved Blü Cow in Vail. This bustling café on Bridge Street in Vail Village is known for its famous Swiss Hot Dog, beer, and après-ski scene. Plus it’s just around the corner from VBSR, which means that we can walk on over to Blü […]

We’re proud to introduce the 2018 VBSR team here, and we look forward to meeting you in Vail this winter. With six core staff members, the 2018 VBSR team includes an Olympian, a pair of siblings, and many local experts, mountain fanatics, and backcountry adventurers. We’re all passionate about what brings us to Vail—skiing and […]

It inspires us to see the commitment to lifelong skiing that we see here at Vista Bahn Ski Rentals in Vail, Colorado. Grandparents are out on Vail’s slopes skiing with knee-high young ones. Brothers, sisters, friends, and families share the adventure of skiing together. At VBSR, we know that lifelong skiing is a joy as […]

We get plenty of Vail inspiration even in the off-season when we tap into the good vibes of our ski ambassadors. At Vista Bahn Ski Rentals, family is as much a part of our business as Vail ski rentals and ski tuning are a part of our business. Luckily, VBSR Ski Ambassador Chris Bivona is […]

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 […]