Remember when you were in school and summer meant VACATION? Summer was a break from the 9-month routine of classes, books, homework and tests. Not that school wasn’t fun, a lot of it was. But after 9 months of learning, everyone needs a break. Recently, I have found myself in need of a proper summer […]
This post was originally written for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in 2016. (To read the original article at Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, click here) By most accounts, skiing came to North America with European immigrants. First came the Norwegians, who are credited with founding ski clubs in the U.S. and setting up commercial […]
By Martin Griff Boise, Idaho has a reputation as a top place to live and visit. Those who enjoy snowsports can put an exclamation point on that claim. The Gem State’s capital has been the nucleus of several of my ski adventures and no trip to Boise is complete without a visit to Boise State’s […]
Spring skiing is in full swing! And while that mostly means bluebird skies and sunny days, spring can also bring big storms. Skiing and snowboarding in a snow storm, or when the light is flat, can be challenging. Today, three easy tips for skiing on storm days and in low light conditions. Enjoy!
Before you read today’s post about Lutsen Mountains, Minnesota, clear your mind. Rid yourself of any preconceptions you might have about skiing in Minnesota. Whatever you think you know, let those thoughts go. Nowhere Else Like Lutsen Mountains We skied Lutsen Mountains two weeks ago, a last hurrah for this season’s MAX Pass. Immediately, I realized that […]