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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||2 hours, 57 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.
|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).
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 was a good year, I skied ~45 days, mostly in Colorado.
|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 Burner Evo 170 cms
Fischer RX8, 175 cms
Volant V2 CHUBB, 175 cms
Lange Blaster 90 boots
|The regions where I typically ski:
||Mostly mid-Atlantic, some New England, some US West, rarely Europe
Jamesj's Recent Activity
Monumental bike commute
Moving to be closer to skiing, maybe?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 5/22/16 at 3:49pm | 16 replies | 336 views
Why do you give up skiing so early (in April)
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 5/20/16 at 3:17am | 117 replies | 2856 views
What, no hockey fans?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Sports 5/14/16 at 7:00pm | 5009 replies | 88662 views
For old time's sake.. Where would you go back to for your last ski trip ever?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 5/11/16 at 6:24pm | 42 replies | 1066 views
Has Anyone Skied Aggressively on a Total Knee-Replacement, a relatively modern one?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Injury, and... 5/9/16 at 8:01am | 30 replies | 484 views
How does this forum compare with other active forums out there in internet-land?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Site Suggestions (and Compliments) 5/8/16 at 4:32am | 10 replies | 256 views
The Bunkhouse, Vail's first and only boutique hostel opening May 26th.
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 5/6/16 at 9:09am | 5 replies | 261 views
I would love input on this "ski" business name
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 4/30/16 at 6:26pm | 57 replies | 822 views
East Coast skier venturing into Backcountry.... need advice [headed to college in PNW]
Jamesj posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 4/30/16 at 10:52am | 15 replies | 310 views
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