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Face your fears
The Sharp Edge

The Fear of Fear

Yeah, I can lazily arc Midwestern blue and black groomers all day long and not feel a bit of fear, but that does not make me a better skier. I can go off on a short easy bike ride, but that does not increase my fitness or cycling abilities. I can write a simple Perl extract in a day but again it does not make me better professionally. […]

The Skiing ABCs O -- A wooden letter block with the letter O
Après Ski

The Skiing ABCs O

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Skiing ABCs

The Skiing ABCs O is a tough installment. In fact, I could only come up with three entries and I have removed two of them from the list for reasons I will not go into. […]

The Skiing ABCs N -- a cube with N on the faces
Skiing

The Skiing ABCs N

This entry is part of 16 in the series Skiing ABCs

Today, in The Skiing ABCs N we discuss a few ski terms beginning with the letter N. This was a tough one, and I am guessing I am missing some terms, what can you think […]

The Skiing ABCs M -- a cube with M on its faces
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The Skiing ABCs M

This entry is part of 16 in the series Skiing ABCs

Happy New Year everyone.I am resolving to create more ski content. To be quite honest I am in preparation for my ski trip to Whitefish and the 2018 bike racing season. This means instead of […]

whitefish lodging review -- photo of the Evergreen condo
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Whitefish Lodging Review

This entry is part of 6 in the series Whitefish 2017

After the skiing, the most important thing a ski resort can do is to offer lodging. I do not need luxurious lodging, only safe and reasonably comfortable lodging. Here is my Whitefish lodging review. Whitefish […]

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Après Ski

Gather by the Fireplace

Is there anything more satisfying after a hard day of skiing or snowboarding than sitting by the fireplace? I am a bit snobbish about fireplaces and practice real wood fireplace in my house. Gather by […]

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Examining the Big Bear

This image is what I consider to be Big Bear’s first zone. This zone is characterized by a very modest pitch and for most of it, it is narrow, but you really do not need […]

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Cycling

Heart Rate Bike Training

Any who becomes serious about bike training will get into heart rate bike training and there is no doubt, it does improve your training approach. However, there are serious weaknesses training based solely on measurements […]

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Skiing with a Fitbit

This entry is part of 2 in the series Fitbit

Skiing with a Fitbit is hassle free but how does it do tracking our activity? That is the question I set out to answer on New Year’s weekend of 2016. Skiing with a Fitbit — […]

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