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Discovering Winthrop

This past weekend, to celebrate Presidents Day, Susan and I, along with friends Greer and William, headed to Lake Chelan with a day trip planned to Winthrop. 913 more words

Travel Adventures

Time is the Longest Distance Between Two Places

“Time is the longest distance between two places.” —Tennessee Williams

I spend a large portion of my ski season pursuing backcountry lines or uphilling at the resort. 509 more words


Advice (unsolicited) To Skiers Old and New .......


Skiing has been good to me. I have embraced the sport since day 1, some 38 years ago, and enjoy it just as much today. What follows is advice not from an expert, but from someone who loves to ski and wishes to share his experience… 428 more words


Snow this weekend?

There is snow in the forecast this weekend for Tahoe. How much though? That varies. Some sources are saying just a few inches, while other sources (such as opensnow.com) are predicting the possibility of 2 – 5 inches at lake level, and up to a foot at the 8000′ mark. 29 more words

Lake Tahoe

Lake O'Hara - Pristine Winter Wilderness

Yoho National Park, British Columbia The silence is only broken by the sound of creaking snow from skis slowly working it’s way uphill. Surrounded by tall pine trees reaching towards the sky.  689 more words

Rocky Mountains

5 Day Skiing Trip Through Kylmäluoma, Eastern Finland

This was the second expedition undertaken as part of our wilderness guide training. A 5 day skiing trip through Eastern Finland, in an area known as Kylmäluoma.  931 more words


Golden Nationals with a memory

This last week Aspen Hosted the U.S. Speed Nationals at Tiehack Mtn on the back side of buttermilk. With a good showing of local US athletes and competitors with even a few from New Zealand and Australia. 208 more words