Vail Ski School - Instructor

Vail Ski School Instructor


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Vail Daily

Are you looking for top-flight ski instruction for yourself or your group?  Do you want to improve your form or your technique?  Would you like to ski better and use less energy?  Those are realistic expectations after spending some time on Vail Mountain with Butch.

Perhaps you’re looking for a guide to give you a tour of Vail Mountain.  Butch is a PSIA Certified ski instructor and has worked with scores of people to maximize their skiing experience on Vail Mountain.

Butch is a 12-year veteran of the Vail Snowsports School, and can be contacted directly at to ascertain his availability for the 2010-2011 season.

Many students have written to the Snowsports School about their adventure with Butch.  Here are a few of their comments.

"I moved up two levels in one day - Butch was outstanding!"- Karen L., Stamford, CT

Butch’s specialty are those skiers who describe themselves as “terminally intermediate” and he can usually move them up a full level within a day or so.

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Butch’s images have appeared in Travel Africa, Africa Geographic and Shutterbug Magazines, so take a minute and look at a few of his photos.  

All images are for sale, if interested please contact Butch at

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He’s been called the political voice of reason of the valley, but his commentaries go far beyond the political; here are just a few of the topics seen in the Vail Daily.

1. What’s the best ‘present’ a man can give a woman?
2. Why do brides carry bouquets?
3. What do customers really want before they buy?
4. What should our schools really be teaching our kids?
5. Why the World Court is a bad idea for the U.S.

These are just a few of the topics you’ll find inside the archives of the Vail Daily.

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