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Start Haus has a pair of Alpine Initiative skis given to them for this special benefit. We set up an auction on Ebay to help J.P.s fund for his legacy. Please bid on the skis, it is your chance to own a piece of history along with getting a pretty cool ski signed by J.P. Here is the auction: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Armada-JJ-Ski-175cm-Signed-by-JP-Auclair-100-to-Charity-/301365086008?roken=cUgayN Quote: It's always sad when you lose a friend, and the entire skiing community lost a friend in the legendary JP Auclair this summer. Start Haus has a first-run pair of Alpine Initiative Armada JJ skis that were donated to us for this cause by one of our customers. These rare JJ's, signed by JP Auclair,...» read more
So we did go to the 4:30 showing yesterday at the Pink Garter in Jackson. The 4:30 was added after the evening showing sold out in no time. While there were a few tickets left for the 4:30 by mid-afternoon, it sold out before show time. The atmosphere was a huge, g-rated party. There were sponsor booths all over giving out swag. I don't know how many seats that theater has, but I'll bet HALF of them were filled with little girls under the age of 13. When Lynsey made the pre-show announcements, she did a really cool thing.
The movie itself was fantastic. If you see it, make sure to watch closely from the opening credits all the way to the final roll. There's some very clever stuff included in there.
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Loveland, CO - A Pictorial By Jim Kenney, aka JamesJ EpicSki Travel Correspondent Loveland is the local Denver ski area (~50 miles from city limits) that 90% of us flatlanders would kill to have as our "home hill". There is no lodging at the base of the slopes and it might not be the kind of place you'd travel 2000 miles to make your single destination, but it can be a marvelously affordable and uncrowded add-on to any Colorado ski trip.» read more
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The First issue of The Ski Journal 2014/15 is now shipping, featuring Glen Plake on the cover and a 22 page feature on how Glen Plake never started a revolution and knows Dr. Dre. The story is great and believe the Epic Ski Community will enjoy. I would like to offer a subscription package for Epic. With a paid subscription, enter promo code Epic14 at checkout and you will receive a free The Ski Journal Snap Back Hat, a stack of stickers and a Glen Plake-signed copy of The Ski Journal #8.1 The signed issues will ship in October as Glen is currently in...