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

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 […]

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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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SKI GOALS
Skiing

Ski Goals

Do you set ski goals? The only real goals I see people setting with regards to skiing is days on slope per year. I see many people talk up how they spent 70 days of […]

bored -- Boredom or excitement the choice is yours. A sign.
The Sharp Edge

Bored

Gregg at Slopefillers put this out on Twitter: I’m becoming more and more convinced that the only reason some people get “bored” at smaller ski areas is because they’re expecting to. Gregg @slopefillers on Twitter […]

My Ski Gear
Equipment

My Ski Gear

The top pair are my K2-3s, the middle pair are a pair of K2 4s my brother uses, and the bottom set is a set of K2 G4s my father skis on. My skis are […]

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The Wisconsin Skier is a ski and cycling fanatic who loves to share his passions for the activities by writing about them! Come along and join him on his active adventures!
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