Photo Gallery: Women of Skiing - 13 Reasons we Love Darcy Conover

29th January 2014 | Jeremy Swanson

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Revving up for a full day of skiing, Darcy savors a cup of joe on the deck of Sam's Smokehouse atop Snowmass Mountain. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Revving up for a full day of skiing, Darcy savors a cup of joe on the deck of Sam's Smokehouse atop Snowmass Mountain.
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Revving up for a full day of skiing, Darcy savors a cup of joe on the deck of Sam's Smokehouse atop Snowmass Mountain. - ©Jeremy Swanson
A little wind and snow isn't going to keep Darcy Conover - a pro skier based in Aspen/Snowmass - off the slopes. The Smith Optics and Marmot-sponsored athlete has skied in all kinds of conditions and terrain to get the shots Marmot and Smith need to promote their snow sports gear. - ©Jeremy Swanson

A little wind and snow isn't going to keep Darcy Conover - a pro skier based in Aspen/Snowmass - off the slopes. The Smith Optics and Marmot-sponsored athlete has skied in all kinds of conditions and terrain to get the shots Marmot and Smith need to promote their snow sports gear.
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A little wind and snow isn't going to keep Darcy Conover - a pro skier based in Aspen/Snowmass - off the slopes. The Smith Optics and Marmot-sponsored athlete has skied in all kinds of conditions and terrain to get the shots Marmot and Smith need to promote their snow sports gear. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Darcy grew up in New York and has been skiing since she was four. She attended college in Vermont, which really only further whet her appetite living and playing in the mountains. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Darcy grew up in New York and has been skiing since she was four. She attended college in Vermont, which really only further whet her appetite living and playing in the mountains.
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Darcy grew up in New York and has been skiing since she was four. She attended college in Vermont, which really only further whet her appetite living and playing in the mountains. - ©Jeremy Swanson
The day after graduating Middlebury College, Darcy headed toward the bigger hills of Colorado, taking a job based in Boulder as a Film Tour Marketing Director for Warren Miller Entertainment. - ©Jeremy Swanson

The day after graduating Middlebury College, Darcy headed toward the bigger hills of Colorado, taking a job based in Boulder as a Film Tour Marketing Director for Warren Miller Entertainment.
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The day after graduating Middlebury College, Darcy headed toward the bigger hills of Colorado, taking a job based in Boulder as a Film Tour Marketing Director for Warren Miller Entertainment. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Eventually, being in Boulder at the edge of the Colorado mountains wasn't enough for Darcy, and in 2007 she moved to the heart of the high country, Aspen. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Eventually, being in Boulder at the edge of the Colorado mountains wasn't enough for Darcy, and in 2007 she moved to the heart of the high country, Aspen.
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Eventually, being in Boulder at the edge of the Colorado mountains wasn't enough for Darcy, and in 2007 she moved to the heart of the high country, Aspen. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Like many aspiring skiers, Darcy worked in the restaurant business after moving to a resort town - skiing during the day and waiting tables at night. Eventually climbing her way up the ladder to become the general manager at Brexi Brasserie, a certified Level 1 Sommelier and a sponsored skier. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Like many aspiring skiers, Darcy worked in the restaurant business after moving to a resort town - skiing during the day and waiting tables at night. Eventually climbing her way up the ladder to become the general manager at Brexi Brasserie, a certified Level 1 Sommelier and a sponsored skier.
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Like many aspiring skiers, Darcy worked in the restaurant business after moving to a resort town - skiing during the day and waiting tables at night. Eventually climbing her way up the ladder to become the general manager at Brexi Brasserie, a certified Level 1 Sommelier and a sponsored skier. - ©Jeremy Swanson
This past fall, after years of living in Aspen, Darcy took up residence slope side in Snowmass. While she still considers herself primarily an Aspen Mountain skier, she's spending more time exploring her backyard hill like this pillowy line in Rock Island. - ©Jeremy Swanson

This past fall, after years of living in Aspen, Darcy took up residence slope side in Snowmass. While she still considers herself primarily an Aspen Mountain skier, she's spending more time exploring her backyard hill like this pillowy line in Rock Island.
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This past fall, after years of living in Aspen, Darcy took up residence slope side in Snowmass. While she still considers herself primarily an Aspen Mountain skier, she's spending more time exploring her backyard hill like this pillowy line in Rock Island. - ©Jeremy Swanson
More recently, Darcy has also been picked up by KÄSTLE. She was lured to the Austrian-based performance ski company by Chris Davenport - a part-owner of the company and a fellow Aspen/Snowmass skier. - ©Jeremy Swanson

More recently, Darcy has also been picked up by KÄSTLE. She was lured to the Austrian-based performance ski company by Chris Davenport - a part-owner of the company and a fellow Aspen/Snowmass skier.
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More recently, Darcy has also been picked up by KÄSTLE. She was lured to the Austrian-based performance ski company by Chris Davenport - a part-owner of the company and a fellow Aspen/Snowmass skier. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Besides plenty of time skiing inside the ropes of resorts, Darcy's main focus is backcountry touring - earning her turns in the wild snow of the Elk Range. She has completed the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse - an annual springtime overnight race through the high country connecting Aspen to Crested Butte.  Learn backcountry techniques from her at the Aspen Expeditions Redstone Winter Festival ski mountaineering clinic this February 14-16! - ©Jeremy Swanson

Besides plenty of time skiing inside the ropes of resorts, Darcy's main focus is backcountry touring - earning her turns in the wild snow of the Elk Range. She has completed the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse - an annual springtime overnight race through the high country connecting Aspen to Crested Butte. Learn backcountry techniques from her at the Aspen Expeditions Redstone Winter Festival ski mountaineering clinic this February 14-16!
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Besides plenty of time skiing inside the ropes of resorts, Darcy's main focus is backcountry touring - earning her turns in the wild snow of the Elk Range. She has completed the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse - an annual springtime overnight race through the high country connecting Aspen to Crested Butte.  Learn backcountry techniques from her at the Aspen Expeditions Redstone Winter Festival ski mountaineering clinic this February 14-16! - ©Jeremy Swanson
Darcy finding the deep stuff in the trees of Snowmass' Hanging Valley Glades. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Darcy finding the deep stuff in the trees of Snowmass' Hanging Valley Glades.
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Darcy finding the deep stuff in the trees of Snowmass' Hanging Valley Glades. - ©Jeremy Swanson
Darcy and her husband Adam Moszynski (also a pro skier) are calling upon their extensive ski experience to start their own business, a base layer company called BARE (which stands for Be A Rad Earthling). Here Darcy goes over design concepts at her home workstation. - ©Jeremy Swanson

Darcy and her husband Adam Moszynski (also a pro skier) are calling upon their extensive ski experience to start their own business, a base layer company called BARE (which stands for Be A Rad Earthling). Here Darcy goes over design concepts at her home workstation.
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Darcy and her husband Adam Moszynski (also a pro skier) are calling upon their extensive ski experience to start their own business, a base layer company called BARE (which stands for Be A Rad Earthling). Here Darcy goes over design concepts at her home workstation. - ©Jeremy Swanson