night skiing -- an image of a chair lift on lighted up ski resort at night in South Wisconsin

All About Night Skiing

February 13, 2017 0

Ever wonder why anyone would ski at night? Isn’t the night about the apres-ski party scene? Isn’t it dark and scary to be skiing at night? Well, I am hear to tell you under the […]

First Ski Trip -- Nightitime photo from the top of Granite Peak looking over Wausau Wisconsin

First Ski Trip

February 12, 2017 0

Yeah, it is uncharacteristic but I just completed my first ski trip of the 2016/2017 ski season. It was a night-skiing session at Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin. The weather was okay, the snow okay, […]

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February 11, 2017 2

Gregg at Slopefillers put this out on Twitter: I’m becoming more and more convinced that the only reason some people get “bored” at smaller ski areas is because they’re expecting to. Gregg @slopefillers on Twitter […]

Whitefish Bucket List -- Trailmap of Whitefish Mountain frontside

Whitefish Bucket List

February 5, 2017 0

This upcoming March (now being February 2017) my cousin Lars and I will be driving out to Whitefish Mountain in Montana to get some big mountain skiing in. I am presenting my Whitefish bucket list […]

Stay warm skiing -- A skier overlooking Lake Superior at Lutsen Minnesota

How to Stay Warm Skiing

January 30, 2017 0

One challenge we all face is how to stay warm skiing. In fact, it does not apply to just skiing but to life in general during the cold winter months. This is the biggest barrier […]

The Skiing ABCs L -- The letter L

The Skiing ABCs L

January 27, 2017 0

The Skiing ABCs L — Lutsen Lutsen is a ski resort on the northwest shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota of the USA. The ski resort consists of three separate hills and offers the full […]

Skiing ABCs L -- A Lift

Covering Bad Ski News

January 7, 2017 2

I love skiing and my hope is to inspire you to engage in outdoor winter sports, but my main goal is to educate. Given that this venue is mainly to share my passions (skiing and […]

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Commentary on Liftopia’s List

December 30, 2016 1

I often view various best of lists but often do not give them much thought. However, one list I am keen on is Liftopia’s List entitled Best in Snow Awards: North America’s Most Beloved Ski […]

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Merry Christmas

December 25, 2016 0

Merry Christmas No matter if you are Chrisian or Muslim No matter if you are a Jew or Buddhist No matter if you are a Taoist or Rostofarian No matter if you are an Atheist […]

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End of Season Weather

April 1, 2010 2

Sometime ago I wrote an article entitled March Madness it was not explicitly about the NCAA March Madness, but it touched it. No, the article was more skiing in March than anything. In it I […]

Avalanches — One Thing We Do Not Worry About

February 1, 2010 0

TonySkiDavos tweets: Be sure to know the level of avalanche danger before planning back country skiing. While avalanches in reality are not a laughing matter the tweet brought to mind an episode from Perfect […]

Focus on the Focus

April 22, 2010 0

I was in the reading room earlier today. I opened the drawer and pulled out a fairly new addition to my library and that is an older copy of ESPN the Magazine the issue dated […]

Skiing and Writing

March 17, 2010 0

I launched this site back in 2004 or so, I can not recall the exact date (w/o having to pull up the old site and finding the date of the first post) and I resurrected […]

What is Wrong with the Photograph?

February 1, 2013 2

Question, what is wrong with the above photograph? I took this photograph at Monarch Ski Resort my only ski trip outside of the Midwest region. I am fond of this photograph most notably the perspective […]

Sprint Coast Rest Repeat

April 17, 2010 1

I hit the Wiouwash Trail again today. It was a couple of days since my last ride, biking for big guys like myself can be traumatic to certain parts of the body. Two things, sitting […]

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