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  • Off Ski Season Activities

    Off Ski Season Activities

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    What do you do when it is off ski season? As I have noted, my ski season is truly over. When it is my toes working the hardest when skiing things are truly over. You know [...]
  • It's All Over Ski Brule

    It’s All Over Ski Brule

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I took maybe another five runs and skied down Big Bear and with a heavy sigh retreated into the lodge to call it a year. [...]
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    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. [...]
  • 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. [...]
  • 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 [...]

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    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 [...]
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    Ski Rental Experience

    February 27, 2012 // 12 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 [...]
  • Beer Après Ski

    Beer Après Ski

    January 24, 2014 // 9 Comments

    Some of my Favorite Winter Beers Recently, I wrote about the connection of between snowsports and booze. Some dispute the connection is strong or chases customers away but [...]
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    Windy City Ski and Snowboard

    October 21, 2014 // 9 Comments

    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 and [...]
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    Same Old Story — Paul Bunyan Ski Area

    March 2, 2010 // 8 Comments

    I was riding up this weekend and as is usual I invite others to ride along. I am more concerned about wasting an opportunity to have a good conversation or network with [...]


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    The 2010-2011 Ski Season

    August 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

    No, I am still not ready to forget about sunshine, warmth, our garden, our yard, and so on. However, let us face facts, for those of us who live in the northern hemisphere [...]
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    MTV Movie Audition?

    January 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

    Obviously, I strongly discourage you from doing this. Similarly, I would not suggest jumping into shark infested waters with a giant hook stuck through your mouth, nor would [...]
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    This is the End

    March 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

    My ski season closed a little more than one week ago. I used up my last pre-season lift ticket and even if there are specials to take advantage of, I am not real keen to take [...]
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    Smart Money has an article entitled 10 Things Ski Resorts Won’t Tell You. I read it and this is my response, to those points I feel are worth responding [...]
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    Yahoo’s Series of Articles on Skiing

    October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

    Yahoo is showing up in searches for ski articles on a very frequent basis of late. However, most of the articles are very poor quality not only in terms of writing, but also [...]


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