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A two week break in Thredbo, mid-winter, is not something to be taken lightly. Without any regard to the weather, which really could be anything at all, there's the small effort of two weeks of constant partying, and the toll it takes on both the wallet and our energy levels. Still, it's nothing we haven't braved before, so what the hell.
We'd cunningly broken it down into two separate weeks. Week one was by ourselves, staying in Bernti's and enjoying time with our local Thredbo 'family'. That was the dangerous week. Week one was all about hitting it hard; playing hard, skiing hard, letting it all hang out, and generally getting a bit loose. Fun was had.» read more
Hunter Mountain, NY – A Pictorial By Jim Kenney, aka JamesJ EpicSki Travel Correspondent What can I say about Hunter Mountain? It is one of America’s quintessential daytripper/weekender ski areas. If you learned to ski or snowboard in the greater NYC metropolitan area chances are some of your formative moments came at Hunter Mountain. As the mother of all “feeder hills” it has the reputation of a somewhat frenetic, high volume ski area reliant upon one of the greatest snowmaking systems in the world. But Hunter is also a very fun and striking place to ski, especially if you experience it at a quiet time like I did for two weekdays under good spring conditions in late March 2014.» read more
Snowmass, CO – A Pictorial By Jim Kenney, aka JamesJ EpicSki Travel Correspondent I got a chance to ski Snowmass, CO during Christmas Week 2013. Conditions were excellent for late December and the vast majority of the 3,332 skiable acres of this Colorado colossus were open for business. My 23 year old son Vince joined me and we spent most of the day in the upper heights of the mountain with clear visibility, good snow, and light trail traffic...AND good picture taking.» read more