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  • Fare The Well Grateful Dead
    Did you get to hear any of the Fare Thee Well tour? I did and the following kept coming to mind as I was listening to the bit I did hear live and while I was listening to the [...]
  • Kronos Quartet in Appleton Wisconsin

    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! [...]
  • Off Ski Season Activities

    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. [...]

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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 [...]
  • Beer Après Ski

    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 [...]

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    Skiing for Richer or Poorer

    February 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

    Not too long ago I saw a note referring the reader to a website on tips to ski cheaply. That note triggered a thought stream and the river flows out of skiing on the cheap to [...]
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    I went UpNorth this weekend and spent Saturday skiing. I am not going to name the particular resort I was at, but if you read this site or spend some time reading this site [...]
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    The Musical Time Machine

    April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

    The reason this is so, is because the Abba CD was stuck in the CD player of my Brother's truck and so there was no other option. I don't remember much about those ski trips, but I remember being with my father and brother and always will and the skiing was just incidental. [...]
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    CONGRATULATIONS BODE MILLER!

    February 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

    2010 WINTER OLYMPICS Bode Miller captures the gold medal in the Men’s Super-Combined ski race. What a day it must have been for the participants! Wake up, and prepare [...]
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    The Catch-22 of Pushing the Limits

    March 26, 2010 // 0 Comments

    A common theme of mine is staying in control on the ski slopes, in fact, that is one of the cardinal rules of skiing and we see that admonition frequently in ski magazines, [...]

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