Vista Bahn Ski Rental has a long, rich history since opening the doors in 1977. Staff is a crucial part of building our history, creating the stories and delighting customers on a daily basis so they return for years to come. Come inside and meet the crew!
Name: Jim Greeley, Demos & Rentals
Hometown: Watchung, NJ
Where do you live: East Vail
Date Started at VBSR: 2009
# of seasons at VBSR: 7th as a customer, 5th as an employee
Favorite Run: powder: Ouzo Glade
Favorite VBSR memory: People always think I’m the owner, Joel Gros and stop to chat with me because of it.
How long have you been skiing? 40 years
What do you ski or board? Ski: Nordica Enforcer. Boot: Lange RX130
Favorite shop dog: Otter. Honestly, sometimes I feel neglected. People come to the shop just to see the dogs.
Favorite customer: I love getting folks to try new equipment. It’s tough to get them to swap out what they’re used to, but it’s great when they do. My wife, while not an official employee, demos ladies skis for VBSR
Favorite quote: No smiling on a powder day. (It’s a joke!)
Something you’d be surprised to know about me: In my former life, I was an IBM IT architect and built amateur road racing cars in Jersey. I’m married, retired, have 2 kids and 3 grandchildren.