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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||17 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.
Jamesj's Recent Activity
Cities (30,000+ people) convenient to great skiing?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Today at 9:43 am | 48 replies | 831 views
Best Drive out from East to Colorado
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/16/17 at 5:27pm | 9 replies | 233 views
90 Year Old Darrell Price Skiing at Mt. Bachelor
Jamesj posted in this thread in Snowsports Video, Photography, Software... 1/15/17 at 7:47pm | 9 replies | 100 views
Improving recovery time
Jamesj posted in this thread in Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Injury, and... 1/15/17 at 1:31pm | 7 replies | 122 views
2016-17 Utah weather, news, and chat
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/14/17 at 4:59pm | 261 replies | 11767 views
Ski Trip March 4th through the 12th. [father and son from CT]
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 1/14/17 at 1:53pm | 15 replies | 241 views
CO. next month.. Where to with the Epic Pass?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 1/13/17 at 3:42am | 13 replies | 214 views
Key questions about Keystone
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 1/12/17 at 12:13pm | 6 replies | 150 views
The 2017 Oregon Ski Safari : 60 years old. 50 years of skiing Every Area Every Lift Every Run
Jamesj posted in this thread in Trip Reports 1/12/17 at 11:33am | 33 replies | 1960 views
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