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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Lutsen Ski Resort Review

This entry is part of 2 in the series Lutsen2016

The Caribou Express chair is the best seat in the house. It serves Moose Mountain and its feast of blue goomer runs (with some double and single black runs included, also some mogul runs and glade runs are in the mix). The Caribou Express chair is a detachable high-speed six seat chairlift and does its best to get you back to the top quickly. […]

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Nature’s Tug

Many imagine nature as only nurturing, but lets be honest, it can also be destructive. Many animals in addition to us, build structures to aid in survival and all such animals have to work to […]

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Brown Bag Lunch Vs. Crystal Mountain

Powder Magazine published an article about how Crystal Mountain (in Washington state) restricts those with brown bag lunches from eating their lunch in certain places at certain times. In a world of $150 lift tickets […]

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The Skiing ABCs J

This entry is part of 16 in the series Skiing ABCs

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