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

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
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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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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 […]

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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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Review of My Tracks

Normally, you expect a review to focus on ski gear at a ski website. Jackets, skis, boots, poles, goggles, etc. However, this is going to be about a software application entitled My Tracks. My Tracks […]

Yaktrax Review

Yaktrax Review

Yaktrax Review One of the nuisances of living in wintery climates is walking on icy and snowy surfaces, while we can be prepared for walking on slick surfaces we have to change the way we […]

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Bumpy Skiing

I wrote this piece back in March of 2007 and republish here and now. Enjoy, and I hope will register and add your comments! Do you like to ski powder, bumps, and crud? Being a […]

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