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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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 […]

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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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2010 Winter Olympic Games

Freestyle Ski Events Today

Today the men’s freestyle mogul ski happens. The qualification round starts at 4:30 pm CST and the medal round starts at 7:30 pm CST. Team USA features Patrick Deneen, Michael Morse, Bryon Wilson, and Nathan […]

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More Ski Wisconsin Commentary

   From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Every February, Will Andersen heads west for a week of serious skiing at one of the top resorts in Utah’s Wasatch Range, where he’ll carve turns on runs that drop from […]

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Ski Map Art

Do you obtain and save your ski trail maps and use them as ski map art? Ski map art is a fairly standard business, most large resorts map design and art is pretty standard, it […]

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The Races

Ski Brule March 6 & 7, 2010. The sun was bright, the weather warm, and the snow melting. However, the children were focused (for the most part) on ski racing. The skiing was fun to […]

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