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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||1 hour, 23 minutes ago
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Big into family skiing. Wife and I have brought four skiers into this world.
I enjoy writing about recreational skiing for www.dcski.com and www.epicski.com and other websites/publications.
|What I do for a living:
||Retired Navy civilian, now part time Defense Contractor.
|Home Mountain (where I ski most often):
||Mid-Atlantic US (single resort I have skied most lifetime is Blue Knob, PA, also first place in 1967).
Personal trivia - I've skied at ~60 different ski areas since January 2008, mostly in the US East, two in Quebec, eight in Utah, two in New Mexico, one in Oregon, one in Wyoming, seven in California, and ten in Colorado. I have visited close to 90 different ski areas lifetime.
|Number of days I ski in a year:
What I lack in frequency, I make up with in persistence. I've been fortunate enough to ski every winter since 1967:-)
2015&16 were good years, averaging close to 40 days each, mostly in Colorado, Utah, and mid-Atlantic.
|Terrain or conditions I like to ski the most:
||Powder: you can't always get what you want, but if you try sometime, you just might find you get what you need.
|Gear I use:
||Nordica Vagabond, 177cms/107mm
Nordica Nrgy 80, 177 cms/80mm
Volant V2 CHUBB, 175 cms/94mm
Lange Blaster 90 boots
|The regions where I typically ski:
||Mostly mid-Atlantic, but increasingly US West, some New England, rarely Europe but love it.
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Founders of US ski areas
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/26/17 at 11:24am | 58 replies | 6264 views
East Coast Ski Trails Picture Needed
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/25/17 at 9:53am | 1 replies | 88 views
Before this site dies, please MA my shred
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/25/17 at 6:31am | 11 replies | 444 views
How steep for sluff?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/22/17 at 11:14am | 22 replies | 526 views
Lure of the steeps?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/22/17 at 7:49am | 49 replies | 1431 views
Egan brothers inducted into the US Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame - March 2017
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/21/17 at 9:14am | 3 replies | 168 views
Why don't lifts at Canyons go all the way to the top?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/19/17 at 10:39am | 19 replies | 792 views
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