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Whitefish Dining Review — A Good Deal!

April 10, 2017 0

Dining at ski resorts often means having commodity cafeteria food. I happily report in this Whitefish dining review the fare at Whitefish Mountain Resort is so much more. Obviously, if your heart desires commodity cafeteria […]

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Group Riding Culture

April 4, 2017 0

Please read Pete Wilborn’s article at The Lost Art Of The Group Ride. Pete’s points do not apply to group rides in the NE Wisconsin region. I find group riding culture in the Fox Valley […]

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Whitefish Skiing Review

March 14, 2017 2

On March 7, 8, and 9 my cousin and I skied at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Northwest Montana. I enjoyed my time there and am presenting to you my Whitefish skiing review. I will be […]

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I Chose to Go with a Pro

March 13, 2017 2

One of the items on my Whitefish list was to go with a pro or in other words to take ski lessons. I have been skiing since 1998 and have never taken an official ski […]

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Whitefish Bucket List

March 9, 2017 0

This upcoming March (now being February 2017) my cousin Lars and I will be driving out to Whitefish Mountain in Montana to get some big mountain skiing in. I am presenting my Whitefish bucket list […]

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Skiing

All About Night Skiing

February 13, 2017 0

Ever wonder why anyone would ski at night? Isn’t the night about the apres-ski party scene? Isn’t it dark and scary to be skiing at night? Well, I am hear to tell you under the […]

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First Ski Trip

February 12, 2017 0

Yeah, it is uncharacteristic but I just completed my first ski trip of the 2016/2017 ski season. It was a night-skiing session at Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin. The weather was okay, the snow okay, […]

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Bored

February 11, 2017 4

Gregg at Slopefillers put this out on Twitter: I’m becoming more and more convinced that the only reason some people get “bored” at smaller ski areas is because they’re expecting to. Gregg @slopefillers on Twitter […]

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How to Stay Warm Skiing

January 30, 2017 0

One challenge we all face is how to stay warm skiing. In fact, it does not apply to just skiing but to life in general during the cold winter months. This is the biggest barrier […]

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October 21, 2014 9

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 snowboard exposition, I have […]

Northstar

March 23, 2016 4

The ski resort Northstar is in the middle of a social media storm. Very reminiscent of the story from five years ago regarding Sunshine Village regarding a ski patroller being fired for ostensibly reprimanding a […]

When do Wisconsin Ski Resorts Open?

September 1, 2015 0

Wisconsin ski resorts typically open in mid-November and usually by Christmas time. Including the resorts in the southern-most counties in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that opening can be as early as Halloween. Of course there is […]

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