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April 6, 2019

Arriving to Altay in northwest China to research the origin of skiing, I suffered multiple setbacks that threatened to end the project before it even began...

May 18, 2018

Long overdue, this blog entry follows a ski trip some friends and I went on in January to an area of Japan where not many foreigners (or Japanese) have skied. What we got was some great Japow in Japanuary all to ourselves.

May 11, 2018

After a long pause in posts, I resume my blog series with the 3rd installment from the Apline Trinity series focusing on the our epic 82cm bluebird day on the Vallee Blanche in Chamonix, France

April 5, 2018

Continuing our ski trip in Europe, we traveled from the Eiger to the Matterhorn to ski Zermatt on the Swiss/Italy border to rendezvous with an incoming snow storm...

April 2, 2018

Next in my series of blogs on our recent trip to Europe, I write about our adventure ski-touring the Aletsch Glacier in in Jungfrau, Switzerland off the back of the Eiger. This is part 1 in a 3 part series-within-a-series. Enjoy!

March 22, 2018

As one of the largest and most dynamic mega-resorts in the world, St. Anton presented us with the fantastic terrain, world-class infrastructure, and of course, some of the best Après Ski in the world!

When we began planning our ski tour of the European resorts with fre...

March 16, 2018

In 2016, I first heard the news that Vail Resorts had purchased my home mountain Whistler

Blackcomb for $1.4b. Like most of the other people in Whistler, I was bummed to hear that “The Empire” had captured our beloved mountain.

Having lived and worked at Vail’s neighbor...

January 25, 2018

The Nozawa Onsen Fire Festival is an annual event traditionally celebrating the 1st born son of the family but in more recent years, a good ski season. Since it coincided with a rainstorm, it was a chance for us to experience several days of Japanese Après ski.

After ab...

February 12, 2017

After a December 4th tumble in a boulder field broke 3 of my ribs and a hair-bone fracture in my arm, I was sidelined during one of the most stellar early seasons in Whistler’s history. After a painful month of waiting, I finally was able to get back on the mountain.

Wa...

September 11, 2016

High on the bucket list of any serious ski bum is the chance to hit the slopes during the summer in South America. Not only are the mountains super high and steep, the relaxed and festive Latin culture is a perfect complement to the sport of skiing.

Having had marginal...

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