Revelations

The Bottom of the Barrel

While prowling the underbelly of the Internet, I’ve come across all manner of idiotic “Top Ten” gear recommendations, dooming whoever dares believe them to irredeemable misery. Every one of them seems to make its selections by lottery, for they all end up with a...
Stymied

Stymied

We skiers are a resilient lot. We have to be. The sport that feels embedded in the most elemental fibers of our being...

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On Being Early

On Being Early

There are few things in skiing that work quite as well as being early.  Every powder addict in the world knows the...

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Skier, Know Thy Feet

Skier, Know Thy Feet

Wherever there’s snow on the ground, the frenzy has started. Last season, the U.S. ski market hit high-water marks in...

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Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

It snowed in Reno last night. There’s nothing like waking to a fresh blanket of snow draped over every inch of the...

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