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    Kronos Quartet Concert Review

    May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

    On the whole I enjoyed the performance very much and would not hesitate to recommend you going to see the Kronos Quartet when the opportunity presents itself and I would certainly not hesitate to see them again.Bravo Kronos Quartet! [...]
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    Off Ski Season Activities

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    What do you do when it is off ski season? As I have noted, my ski season is truly over. When it is my toes working the hardest when skiing things are truly over. You know [...]
  • It's All Over Ski Brule

    It’s All Over Ski Brule

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I took maybe another five runs and skied down Big Bear and with a heavy sigh retreated into the lodge to call it a year. [...]
  • The M.A.X. Pass -- copyright the max pass

    What is the M.A.X. Pass?

    March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

    The M.A.X. Pass is a snow resort pass honored at 22 North American snow resorts entitling the purchaser to five lift tickets at each resort over the 2015-2016 snow season. [...]
  • the New Wisconsin Skier

    Updated Wisconsin Skier!

    March 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

    I have been writing posts for years now and once they scroll off the front page they are mostly forgotten. Now, they will make random appearances for your reading pleasure. [...]

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    Ski Map Art

    December 3, 2014 // 12 Comments

    Ski Trail Maps at an Undisclosed Location 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 [...]
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    Ski Rental Experience

    February 27, 2012 // 12 Comments

    Wow! I had to rent skis this weekend, and am glad I did! I got off of the lift on the first run, and laid into them to turn and all of a sudden SWING! Those skis turned [...]
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    Beer Après Ski

    January 24, 2014 // 9 Comments

    Some of my Favorite Winter Beers Recently, I wrote about the connection of between snowsports and booze. Some dispute the connection is strong or chases customers away but [...]
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    Windy City Ski and Snowboard

    October 21, 2014 // 9 Comments

    The Windy City Ski and Snowboard Show of 2014 is being held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. Believe it or not, this will be my first ski and [...]
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    Same Old Story — Paul Bunyan Ski Area

    March 2, 2010 // 8 Comments

    I was riding up this weekend and as is usual I invite others to ride along. I am more concerned about wasting an opportunity to have a good conversation or network with [...]

Snowflakes

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    A frequent question I see being asked is How long is the Wisconsin Ski Season? Here is one answer to that but I think we are looking for more concrete guidance than that. How [...]
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    Putting a Hit on Life!

    January 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

    English teachers try to teach their students the difference between passive and active voices. What voice is that? Our English teachers tried to teach us the difference [...]
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    Skiing is Supposed to be Fun

    November 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

    Ski areas are supposed to be fun. People pay a lot of money to relax, get outside, and enjoy a nice winter day away from their other obligations. So this season, try to be [...]
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    Skiing Bumps

    November 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

    I am not into skiing bumps. By bumps I mean piles of snow that have hardened up instead of piles of soft snow. Piles of soft snow can be carved through but not moguls you either go around them or over the top. I have been in mogul fields a couple of times but the problem is they are often formed only on the runs that are steep (and hence offer enough challenge without the bumps) and that combination keeps me off. [...]
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    Wakey Wake!

    August 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

    As noted, I am seeing a lot of tweets from my ski contacts and the tweets are mostly ski related. Ski Brule tweeted the other day that their ski operations for the 2010-2011 season just started up! I've been seeing tweets and FB communications from nearby Nordic Mountain and of course all the other ski bloggers I network with are getting geared up! It is nearly time for my annual ski dream! [...]

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