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Covering Bad Ski News

January 7, 2017 0

I love skiing and my hope is to inspire you to engage in outdoor winter sports, but my main goal is to educate. Given that this venue is mainly to share my passions (skiing and […]

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Commentary on Liftopia’s List

December 30, 2016 1

I often view various best of lists but often do not give them much thought. However, one list I am keen on is Liftopia’s List entitled Best in Snow Awards: North America’s Most Beloved Ski […]

Merry Christmas -- coloful drawaings of snowflakes
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Merry Christmas

December 25, 2016 0

Merry Christmas No matter if you are Chrisian or Muslim No matter if you are a Jew or Buddhist No matter if you are a Taoist or Rostofarian No matter if you are an Atheist […]

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Avalanche! The Fundamentals.

December 16, 2016 0

Avalanche! It is something those of us in the US Upper Midwest do not have to worry about when skiing locally or regionally. Also, our friends who ski on the East coast only hear the […]

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Plan Bee

December 13, 2016 0

Always have a Plan Bee. Last spring I hatched a plan I dubbed A2. The project hit some snags and it was heading to be a solo trip or one where I would meet my […]

Boyne Highlands Fire -- a photo of the boyne highlands sign
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Boyne Highlands Fire

December 11, 2016 0

Breaking News. The main lodge at Boyne Highlands suffered a structure fire overnight. Initial reports are sketchy but they do include reports of injured guests. No word on the cause or the extent of the […]

Sunlight Mountains $700 lift ticket
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Lift Ticket Price Wars — Sunlight Mountain

December 9, 2016 0

Usually when we hear the phrase price war we think of a race to the lowest possible price. Sunlight Mountain ski resort however, is taking a contrarian approach and is racing to the top of […]

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 […]

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Quick Spring Report

April 22, 2013 1

April 22, 2013 Just a FYI to my local readers. There is skiing available in the Upper Midwest region. I skied at Ski Brule this last weekend and the snow was good for most of […]

Lance Armstrong and His Fall

January 21, 2013 0

Lance Armstrong has finally admitted to using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) during the peak of his professional bicycle competition days. I know many are gleeful to see this day . I disagree with that and […]

Another Intrawest Ski Resort

January 26, 2010 0

I have written two stories noting the possible auction of Whistler-Blackcomb the host ski resort for the 2010 Winter Olympics. I just discovered another ski resort held by Intrawest: Blue Mountain. Blue Mountain seems to […]

Those Whacky Wisconsin Skiers

February 10, 2010 0

One story that is really cluttering up Twitter is this: A scene more suited to an episode of “Cops” played out late Monday afternoon at Tyrol Basin Ski & Snowboard Area in Mt. Horeb, Wis. […]

Beer Après Ski

January 24, 2014 9

Recently, I wrote about the connection of between snowsports and booze. Some dispute the connection is strong or chases customers away but there is one thing I do not want anyone to think, and that […]

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