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 […]

Trainerroad review -- a screen capture of my trainerroad wnorkout -- kennedy mountai
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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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Marijuana and Snow

A frequent story I am seeing in relation to skiing and snowboarding is the move by the states of Colorado and Washington to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. With both states being leading ski […]

Even on the beach I think skiing!

Think Skiing!

Folks, it is time to think skiing! If I am on the beach in an exotic tropical location reading Skiing Magazine (and yes, Ski Magazine was on my reading list too) how much more now […]

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The Badgers Win! YEAH and MEH!

Last Saturday evening the University of Wisconsin (football) Badgers won a close game against the Michigan State (football) Spartans. The game was close the whole way through with the Badgers and Spartans trading leads and […]

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Ice Ice Baby

Quite a few of us do not have the pleasure of skiing in soft powder snow all that often, in fact, many of us in the Midwest and on the East Coast often experience skiing […]

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