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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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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Granite Peak Cycling -- Strava Sement: Rib Mountain Complete

Granite Peak Cycling

I have written about Granite Peak Skiing a number of times here, but never about Granite Peak cycling. Well, that is because until yesterday I never had the chance to climb Granite Peak (aka Rib […]

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Olympic TV Coverage

Phil Mushnick of the New York Post offers some commentary on NBC’s coverage of the Olympic games: The thing I don’t get is the public’s ugly response to NBC’s “coverage.” Every two years, those who […]

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Indianhead Suggestion

As I have made known, I skied at Indianhead recently. I like Indianhead a lot, the lodging is super, the skiing is not too bad, the taverns they run both on the bottom and at […]

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Fitbit Review

This entry is part of 2 in the series Fitbit

FitbitSkiing with a FitbitFitbit Review Recently my work’s (as in my 825 job) wellness program sponsored me a Fitbit device and so far I have mixed feelings about the Fitbit. Should you get a Fitbit, […]

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