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The patron saint of skiers Saint Bernard of Montjoux -- the Tyrolean Alpine Guard Flag
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The Patron Saint of Skiers

December 4, 2016 0

Did you know that skiing has a patron saint? Yes, the patron saint of skiers is St. Bernard of Montjoux and he is also the patron saint of: Snowboarders Backpackers Hikers Mountaineers The story is […]

Powder Skiing how I pine for it -- Skier blowing up a stash of powder snow
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Powder Skiing

December 1, 2016 0

Powder Skiing — The Midwestern Groovy Hardpack! Given that I live in the Upper Midwest and have not ski-traveled much, powder skiing is not something I am used to. We don’t get powder too often […]

The ABCs of Skiing K -- the letter K
Skiing

The Skiing ABCs K

November 27, 2016 0

Picking up where we left off from the 2015/2016 season we start it back up with the Skiing ABCs K. Today we go over some ski terms starting with the letter K. The Skiing ABCs […]

Happy Thanksgiving -- Turkey with trimmings
The Last Ride

Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016 0

    What am I thankful for? The love of God The love of Lorie The love of my family The love of my friends (this includes all of you Onlinistan friends too) All of […]

seasoned firewood is imporrtant -- firewood burning
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Après Ski Avant le Feu: Seasoned Wood

November 19, 2016 0

After ski before fire. One of the treats of skiing is being around fireplaces. We all enjoy them but very few of us have them. The most important factor in easily starting wood fires is […]

Heart rate training for cyclists
Cycling

Heart Rate Bike Training

October 29, 2016 0

Any who becomes serious about bike training will get into heart rate bike training and there is no doubt, it does improve your training approach. However, there are serious weaknesses training based solely on measurements […]

The Power Meter Handbook overlaid my Race the Lake 2016 Golden Cheetah Ride Screen
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Power Meter Handbook A Review

September 10, 2016 0

I borrowed from a cycling buddy Joe Friel’s The Power Meter Handbook to get an introduction to bike training with a power meter. I had just purchased a power meter and started to take in […]

Race the Lake 2016 -- My track around Lake Winnebago
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Race the Lake 2016 — Improvements Continue

September 7, 2016 0

HWY 41 was dark and lonely with an occasional auto passing me up. The opening notes of Mozart’s Jupiter symphony came on the radio and I thought to myself what an auspicious start to the […]

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Preparing for Ski Season

October 9, 2013 0

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. […]

My Camera Gear

March 23, 2010 0

One of the things I am working on doing here is to get myself taking photographs again. When I graduated form college I received a Minolta Maxxum 7000i & an introductory lens as a gift. […]

Ski Goals

October 6, 2013 0

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 […]

Biting the Snow with your Nose

March 5, 2010 0

I confess, I am not an advanced skier. Despite that, I do not feel I have to take on the double-black diamond runs in Aspen to write about skiing. In fact, one of the reasons […]

A Confession

April 21, 2010 6

If you have a blog or ever dabbled in blogging you know how blogging for bucks makes gardening in the desert seem easy. It is not that easy and ad-revenue is tough to earn. In […]

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