A picture from the main lift looking uphill at Whitecap Mountain Resort

Whitecap Mountain Resort

Whitecap Mountain Resort is located in Northern Wisconsin around Hurley. It is in the area where Big Powderhorn Mountain and the Big Snow Country resorts are located, so this area is a ski mecca for […]

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Après Ski

Training to Ski

For the annual ski trip instead of driving to ski we were “training” to ski. That is we took the Empire Builder Amtrak train from Columbus Wisconsin to Whitefish Montana. In my previous two trips […]

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The Sharp Edge

Avalanche Beacons Inbounds

Responding to Unofficial Networks I reckon most skiers do not know what an avalanche beacon is let alone wonder if they need to wear such beacons inbounds at resorts. However, Unofficial Networks editorializes on the […]

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Trainerroad Review

I recently purchased the annual license to Trainerroad and I present to you this Trainerroad review! Disclosure Every review I write contains this disclosure statement (maybe not the early ones but I do note how […]

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Ski Conditioning

Right now I am watching the downhill portion of the Men’s super-combined ski event. The reason I do not flag this as an Olympics related post is because I want to focus more on the idea of the physical conditioning required for downhill skiing. […]

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ESPN — Shame On You!

    While this is not a ski post, it is about sports (and will lead into a post or two about skiing) and performance enhancing drugs (aka PEDs). Recently, ESPN broke a story about the […]

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Waxing the Skis

One of the ski-related tasks I have been meaning to take on and do since the close of last ski season is to maintain my skis more diligently, or more like it to maintain them […]

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Do Not Pass Downhill Skiers?

Picked up on the following in a post entitled Why Skiing Accidents May Happen Even at the Best Resorts at Sunshine Bob’s Blog: Skiing accidents may happen even at the best resorts. If you have […]

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