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

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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Après Ski

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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First Ski Trip -- Nightitime photo from the top of Granite Peak looking over Wausau Wisconsin
Skiing

First Ski Trip

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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Ski Resort Reviews

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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Après Ski

Whitefish Après–Ski Review

This entry is part of 6 in the series Whitefish 2017

Whitefish 2017Whitefish Après–Ski ReviewWhitefish Lodging ReviewWhitefish Dining Review — A Good Deal!I Chose to Go with a ProWhitefish Bucket ListWhitefish Skiing ReviewMy one knock on Whitefish Mountain Resort (WMR) will be in this Whitefish Après–Ski […]

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