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A picture from the main lift looking uphill at Whitecap Mountain Resort
Resorts

Whitecap Mountain Resort

Whitecap Mountain Resort is located in Northern Wisconsin around Hurley. It is in the area where Big Powderhorn Mountain and the Big Snow Country resorts are located, so this area is a ski mecca for […]

Training to Ski -- Am image of an Amtrak train with snow and pine trees
Après Ski

Training to Ski

For the annual ski trip instead of driving to ski we were “training” to ski. That is we took the Empire Builder Amtrak train from Columbus Wisconsin to Whitefish Montana. In my previous two trips […]

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The Sharp Edge

Avalanche Beacons Inbounds

Responding to Unofficial Networks I reckon most skiers do not know what an avalanche beacon is let alone wonder if they need to wear such beacons inbounds at resorts. However, Unofficial Networks editorializes on the […]

Trainerroad review -- a screen capture of my trainerroad wnorkout -- kennedy mountai
Après Ski

Trainerroad Review

I recently purchased the annual license to Trainerroad and I present to you this Trainerroad review! Disclosure Every review I write contains this disclosure statement (maybe not the early ones but I do note how […]

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Après Ski

May Snow

Did not amount to much. A Facebookie of mine and former roommate noted big flakes small snow, small flakes big snow. Indeed the snow did not amount to much but any snow in May is […]

Whitefish Skiing Review -- blue square intermediate level
Skiing

Can Snowboarders Add Speed?

It is well known that alpine skiers utilizing proper technique and timing can increase their speed beyond what gravity provides. The sequence involves carved turns and the transition from one set of edges to the […]

A Squared -- Planning and Awesome Adventure
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Project A Squared

This entry is part of 1 in the series A Squared

A SquaredProject A SquaredProject A Squared I am in the early stages of planning an adventure I am calling Project A2 which will be a travelling, family reunion, SCUBA diving, cycling, and skiing adventure. In […]

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