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

Holiday Skiing

How many of you ski on holidays? By holiday I mean the official holidays, such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, etc. We have the opportunity to ski on a number of them, do you carve on […]

A Squared -- Planning and Awesome Adventure
Travel

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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Equipment

Ski Pass Defender

Not too long ago I was “followed” by an outfit promoting a piece of gear you could put your RFID chip containing ski pass into (bigger resorts use RFID containing passes to expedite the process […]

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Health, Fitness, and Nutrition

Preparing for Ski Season

So ski season is getting close and it is time to start preparing for ski season. How do you approach this? I prepare for ski season all year but as we enter into this time of the year my approach changes. […]

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