SKI Magazine Gear Tester - Erme Catino

The former Northeast-based athlete now makes a living writing about skiing.

Name: Erme Catino

Erme Catino in Deer Valley, Utah

Erme Catino at Deer Valley

Tests Participated in during 2018:


  • 5'11", 155 lbs, 37 years old.

Home Mountain

Skiing Background

Erme grew up in Connecticut, but attended UVM and stayed up there for several years post college skiing Stowe and the New England backcountry. He's a former athlete with Meathead Films/Ski The East

Professional Background

While at UVM, Erme coached the Sugarbush Freeride team for a few seasons, and had assortment of ski shop jobs prior to moving to Utah and working with DPS as their PR Director for 2012-2016.

Years of Testing for SKI Magazine

  • 1

Skiing Style / Foot Shape

  • "Technical with a freeride focus."

Opinions about Fellow Testers

  • "Mike Rogan has a burger named after him in Portillo, Chile."

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