Covering Bad Ski News

January 7, 2017 0

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 […]

Liftopia's List -- TOP TEN

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 […]

Merry Christmas -- coloful drawaings of snowflakes
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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 […]

Avalanche! An avalanche warning sign on a mountain

Avalanche! The Fundamentals.

December 16, 2016 0

Avalanche! It is something those of us in the US Upper Midwest do not have to worry about when skiing locally or regionally. Also, our friends who ski on the East coast only hear the […]

Plan Bee -- a bunch of honey bees

Plan Bee

December 13, 2016 0

Always have a Plan Bee. Last spring I hatched a plan I dubbed A2. The project hit some snags and it was heading to be a solo trip or one where I would meet my […]

Boyne Highlands Fire -- a photo of the boyne highlands sign

Boyne Highlands Fire

December 11, 2016 0

Breaking News. The main lodge at Boyne Highlands suffered a structure fire overnight. Initial reports are sketchy but they do include reports of injured guests. No word on the cause or the extent of the […]

Sunlight Mountains $700 lift ticket

Lift Ticket Price Wars — Sunlight Mountain

December 9, 2016 0

Usually when we hear the phrase price war we think of a race to the lowest possible price. Sunlight Mountain ski resort however, is taking a contrarian approach and is racing to the top of […]

The patron saint of skiers Saint Bernard of Montjoux -- the Tyrolean Alpine Guard Flag
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The Patron Saint of Skiers

December 4, 2016 0

Did you know that skiing has a patron saint? Yes, the patron saint of skiers is St. Bernard of Montjoux and he is also the patron saint of: Snowboarders Backpackers Hikers Mountaineers The story is […]

Powder Skiing how I pine for it -- Skier blowing up a stash of powder snow

Powder Skiing

December 1, 2016 0

Powder Skiing — The Midwestern Groovy Hardpack! Given that I live in the Upper Midwest and have not ski-traveled much, powder skiing is not something I am used to. We don’t get powder too often […]

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My Ski Hill

January 10, 2010 0

Do you own a ski hill? I suppose the overwhelming response is NO (though I hope at least one ski resort owner is reading this site from time to time), the closest thing to ski […]

The T-Bar Follies

April 2, 2010 0

I most often shun rope-tows and t-bars. Typically one has to expend a fair amount of energy to ride them up, especially if the local geography is not well suited. Study the T-Bar in the […]

MTV Movie Audition?

January 21, 2010 0

Obviously, I strongly discourage you from doing this. Similarly, I would not suggest jumping into shark infested waters with a giant hook stuck through your mouth, nor would I suggest sitting in a limo full […]

Revisiting the Tuck

February 20, 2013 0

Sometime ago I wrote Skier Tuck about tucking while skiing. First, I tag this as an expert matter (despite the previous tag as an intermediate skill) because your ability to turn and stop decrease when […]

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