• swany gloves review
    January 28, 2015

    Swany Gloves Review

    I retired from active ski duty my old pair of Sarnac gloves. They worked fine yet it just they are starting to look tattered. So I picked up a pair of...
  • clear oakly canopy goggles
    January 24, 2015

    Clear Oakley Canopy Goggles

    Follow up on my previous review of the Oakley Canopy goggles. I finally wore them at night with the clear lenses. That was one of the reasons I purcha...
  • Night Skiing at Granite Peak
    January 18, 2015

    One More Granite Peak Night!

    Ahh, it has been a couple of years but I finally made another visit to Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin for some night skiing. Tickets were cheap with...
  • Lutsen Expanding Too!
    December 26, 2014

    Lutsen Expansion

    Like its step-sister resort Granite Peak, Charles Skinner and Tom Rider owners of Lutsen Mountains are planning a Lutsen expansion. The first step in ...
  • Fitbit Review
    December 22, 2014

    Fitbit Review

    Recently my work’s (as in my 825 job) wellness program sponsored me a Fitbit device and so far I have mixed feelings about the Fitbit. Should yo...
swany gloves review

Swany Gloves Review

I retired from active ski duty my old pair of Sarnac gloves. They worked fine yet it just they are starting to look tattered. So I picked up a pair of Swany Gloves and they look sharp and so far I have mixed feelings about their performance.

clear oakly canopy goggles

Clear Oakley Canopy Goggles

Follow up on my previous review of the Oakley Canopy goggles. I finally wore them at night with the clear lenses. That was one of the reasons I purchased the goggles.

Night Skiing at Granite Peak

One More Granite Peak Night!

Ahh, it has been a couple of years but I finally made another visit to Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin for some night skiing. Tickets were cheap with the MLK…

Lutsen Expanding Too!

Lutsen Expansion

Like its step-sister resort Granite Peak, Charles Skinner and Tom Rider owners of Lutsen Mountains are planning a Lutsen expansion. The first step in the works is a new gondola…

Fitbit Review

Fitbit Review

Recently my work’s (as in my 825 job) wellness program sponsored me a Fitbit device and so far I have mixed feelings about the Fitbit. Should you get a Fitbit,…

ItHappenedInSunValley

It Happened In Sun Valley!

This musical video is the opener of the musical film It Happened in Sun Valley. Is it a skiing thing or a Christmas thing? I heard this at work on…

Granite Peak!

Granite Peak Expansion

The Wisconsin Skier just learned of the initial phases of a Granite Peak expansion plan. I do not ski there often, but I have visited and reviewed the resort. The…

Lake Louise

Lake Louise Downhill Dominance

The Lake Louise downhill FIS ace is complete and the USA women sweep the podium! This is a first ever event for the US Ski team that our athletes sweep…

ski trail map art

Ski Map Art

Do you obtain and save your ski trail maps and use them as ski map art? Ski map art is a fairly standard business, most large resorts map design and…

Sugar is Vital for Life but Take it Easy!

Essential Sugar

Sugar is an important part of our diets and we do crave it and seek it out. Do we grasp for the sour or watery fruits? Do we rave about the wines produced in bad years? Do we instinctively look for the most sour foods or the sweet foods? Yes, our bodies, ourselves are programmed to seek and eat foodstuffs with sugar and the more of it the better.