first snow of 2014-2015 winter

Snow Flying and Sticking!

Here at the International Lair of the Wisconsin Skier we have snow flying and sticking! I have seen snowflakes around here already but never enough to notice on the ground,…


Sleep, Health, and Skiing

Health articles on skiing and snowboarding are now mostly focused on getting the legs and core back into top skiing form and shape. Fewer still focus on nutrition and then…

Glen Plake at the Windy City Ski and Snowboard Show of 2014

Ski and Snowboard Show

October 26, 2014 Lorie and I attended the Windy City Ski and Snowboard Show of 2014 and the event of was very enjoyable, there was a good variety of booths…

a camera in snow action!

Your Fancy Camera

Do you own a serious camera? If so, do you use it when you ski or engaging in outdoor sports? Or, are you afraid to bring it along skiing in…


Windy City Ski and Snowboard

The Windy City Ski and Snowboard Show of 2014 is being held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. Believe it or not, this will be my first ski…

The Last Hurrah?

Ski Season 2014-2015 is Getting Closer!

Ski Season 2014-2015 is getting closer to becoming reality. Mountain resorts out west are opening up and Ski Brule is targeting their opening on November 7, 2014! That is real…


Think Skiing!

Even on the Beach I think skiing![/caption] 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 that I am in home with reports of nearby falling snow?

John Pinette had a Ski Comedy Routine

Ski Comedy

I have asked about music with a skiing theme and this evening ski comedy came to mind in a similar way. What got me thinking of this was the death…

brown bag lunches are better

Brown Bag Lunches

Recently I commented on a Powder Magazine article decrying ski resort brown bag lunch discrimination at a ski resort in the Northwest US. In general I have no problem with…

Spring Skiing 2014!

Spring Skiing 2014

Saturday March 29, 2014 Ironwood Michigan. I spent last Saturday skiing, as is usual I did not arrive at Blackjack until the early afternoon and was out skiing a bit…