My goal for 2013 was to shake things up by making some changes. Oh, I know -- we change all the time... after all, change is about the only thing we can count on in life. But while that's true, I've also noticed that as creatures of habit, it's easy to get stuck in a routine.
One thing that really sets alpine ski racing apart from other sports is the conditions in which you have to train and race.
Before I met Arlene (ex-wife), I had lived 27 blissful years neither needing, nor wanting, to ski. Unfortunately for me, after meeting Arlene and her family, things quickly went downhill (that can be taken in so many ways).
Once more, the weather gods have driven Minnesota adventurer Lonnie Dupre back from the 20,320-foot summit of Mount McKinley.
Is Woods really back to form? Do improvements in one's personal life equate to good results on the golf course? It would seem to make perfect sense, especially in a game like golf where the mental is often more powerful than the physical.
The warriors are recuperating from their serious wounds, both physical and mental, and conquering their lives after their wounds suffered in Iraq and Afghanistan. They approach the mountain with the same gusto they show in life. Double diamond slopes are nothing to them!
If you love the mountains, Vail is worth visiting, especially if you have never been. This year would be an excellent choice to visit because it is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
Whether you're a first-timer or an experienced fisherman, the thrill of catching your own dinner is irresistible.
Marathon County is filled with so much fresh powder, lodging and dining options that it is an ideal weekend vacation for both the rookie and advanced skier, and there are not too many places in the country that offer such excellent terrain for both levels.
Rain drizzled down at Alyeska Resort on Monday afternoon, putting a further damper on what has so far shaped up as the ski year from hell. Though it w...
There were so many wonderful experiences about the weekend in Snowshoe, it is hard to know where to start.
So what do you do? The answer is easy: You plan a trip to a ski town that's more than just, well, a ski town.
Splayed out beneath us is a tantalizing patchwork of autobahn-wide groomed blue and black slopes that promise fantastic high altitude glacier skiing.
I can't say we skied any bottomless powder, but we did ski with penguins.
Sure, we've got it pretty good on the left coast. No two-degree days or sludgy puddles... But that doesn't make that morning frost on our windshields any less maddening, and, hey, sometimes we wanna throw a snowball or two.
Sunshine, great snow, mild temperatures, and good friends -- what could be better than this day at Liberty Mountain Resort! All this about an hour and a half from Washington, DC.