News Ticker

Interested?

Stay connected

  • Follow on Facebook
  • Follow on Twitter
  • Follow on YouTube

Freshies

  • the New Wisconsin Skier

    Updated Wisconsin Skier!

    March 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

    I have been writing posts for years now and once they scroll off the front page they are mostly forgotten. Now, they will make random appearances for your reading pleasure. [...]
  • The M.A.X. Pass -- copyright the max pass

    What is the M.A.X. Pass?

    March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

    The M.A.X. Pass is a snow resort pass honored at 22 North American snow resorts entitling the purchaser to five lift tickets at each resort over the 2015-2016 snow season. [...]
  • Ski Reality Meets Ski Dream

    Ski Dream meets Ski Reality

    March 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

    Ski Dream becomes reality depicted on the left A recurring night dream I have is I am at a resort and I handle all of the trails with aplomb. I charge down the steeps and [...]
  • Ski Dream becomes reality depicted on the left

    Spring Skiing in the Upper Midwest

    March 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

    Granite Peak! I managed to get a couple of days off and skied twice. I skied at Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin with some buddies from the Green Bay ski club known as [...]
  • Polar Heart Rate Monitor for skiing

    Polar Heart Rate Monitor Review

    March 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I have long used a Polar heart rate monitor when exercising, my first ones mating up with a watch like device. It gave me instantaneous feedback on my workout intensity. Not [...]

Chopped Runs

  • the New Wisconsin Skier

    Updated Wisconsin Skier!

    March 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

    I have been writing posts for years now and once they scroll off the front page they are mostly forgotten. Now, they will make random appearances for your reading pleasure. [...]
  • skier tuck revisited

    Skier Tuck!

    March 10, 2010 // 60 Comments

    If you have watched competitive skiing you know what I am talking about. Racers spend from more to less time in a tuck from downhill races to slalom. The more and tighter turning required means less time tucking and more time in a more upright position. [...]
  • Ski Rental

    Ski Rental Experience

    February 27, 2012 // 43 Comments

    Wow! I had to rent skis this weekend, and am glad I did! I got off of the lift on the first run, and laid into them to turn and all of a sudden SWING! Those skis turned [...]
  • Big Crash!
    I collected my yard sale, trudged back up to the main lodge and called it a day. The next day I was sore and hurting and then the weather brought the ski season to a halt. [...]
  • Fit Skiing

    Fit Skiing with the Help of Andrew Hooge!

    November 15, 2012 // 14 Comments

    Fit Skiing offers a large number of exercises a skier can incorporate into their training sessions to focus on their special needs as skiers. Off of the top of my head there are probably about 150 or so exercises offered and most come with video demonstrations of Coach Hooge talking about the exercise and what muscles the exercise trains. In addition there is written material about the exercise. [...]
  • ski trail map art

    Ski Map Art

    December 3, 2014 // 12 Comments

    Ski Trail Maps at an Undisclosed Location 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 [...]

Snowflakes

  • the New Wisconsin Skier

    Updated Wisconsin Skier!

    March 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

    I have been writing posts for years now and once they scroll off the front page they are mostly forgotten. Now, they will make random appearances for your reading pleasure. [...]
  • No Picture

    Olympics to be Foreclosed On?

    January 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

    There are dueling headlines out there, regarding the financials of Intrawest the holding company that owns Whistler-Blackcomb that is hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. Hat [...]
  • Spring Skiing 2014!

    Olympic Pond Skimming?

    February 17, 2014 // 2 Comments

    Olympic Pond Skimming! Olympic pond skimming, how about it? I snapped these images a few years during a spring fling, seems to me I have another image in the sequence but [...]
  • No Picture

    The Sounds of Summer

    July 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

    No pictures this time nor have I tried my hand at audio recording yet. So, I will have words only. I have written about the sounds of the season before, but want to do so [...]
  • No Picture

    Big Snow Country Bound?

    January 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

    @indianheadmtn Posted some interesting tweets this morning. Are you Big Snow Country bound this weekend or the next? Big Snow Country is the region up on Lake [...]
  • The French Horn!

    The Olympic Theme Song

    February 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

    The Olympic Theme Song he music that goes with the Olympics is distinct. Some years ago I was searching for The Stars and Stripes Forever and my university library had a CD [...]

Good Stuff

More Good Stuff

About

The Wisconsin SkierThe Wisconsin Skier is a ski fanatic who loves to ski and write about that passion. The idea behind the Wisconsin Skier web-ezine is to become a better skier and to help others to become more enthusiastic and better skiers.

Find It!

Connect with us on Facebook

Twitter Action

Goods and Services of Interest

You Have to See It!

  • the New Wisconsin Skier
  • The M.A.X. Pass -- copyright the max pass
  • Ski Reality Meets Ski Dream
  • Ski Dream becomes reality depicted on the left
  • Polar Heart Rate Monitor for skiing
  • SkierChristmas Gift Ideas!
  • Ski Better with these Off-Beat Tips
  • TheEngagingMoment
  • MarquetteMountain