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Powder(ish) skiing in September

We’ve learned many things on this six-year spree to ski at least one day every month. One thing that is a near guarantee is that the skiing in August and September is marginal at best, horrible at worst. 1,029 more words

Edmonton Ski Club needs $1.3 million from city or could cease operating

An Edmonton ski hill needs an injection of funds from city council or it may not be able to operate this upcoming winter season.

The Edmonton Ski Club (ESC) is asking council for $1.3 million over the next five years. 647 more words


Skier Attacks Snowboarder in Ski Rage Incident [NSFW Language]

A good reminder as ski season approaches that ski rage is a real thing and it’s just not worth it. Good on this snowboarder for realizing, be it after the fact, that there were plenty of opportunities to deescalate the situation. 14 more words



We spent a week in a little chalet here in the Wilder Kaiser region over the Christmas period looking forward to another ski week. Unfortunately for us, the European winter hadn’t quite hit this far west in Austria, so the snow was pretty terrible. 49 more words


Nordic Touring in Lappland

This year, the first weekend of May wasn’t spent in Narvik like the previous two years. Instead I went touring on the Swedish side of the border with my girlfriend. 938 more words


Crystal Mountain in Summers

Crystal Mountain is Washington’s largest and highest ski area. It is equally beautiful in Summers.

A Gondola ride($12/person) from Crystal Mountain Resort takes you to the top.The view is mesmerizing from the top. 88 more words


Silverton Ski Patrol Score First Faceshots Of The Season! [Photos]

It’s official, Silverton Mountain has just posted their annual first faceshot photos of the year and this year falls just a day later than it did in 2013, which saw ski patrol harvesting the white stuff on September 23, 2013. 74 more words