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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||2 hours, 1 minute 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
Roll Call - 2016 Aspen Gathering (Feb 3-9)
Jamesj posted in this thread in Getting Together, Gatherings and Let's Go Today at 12:33 pm | 48 replies | 1602 views
Monarch in Feb, is it enough for a father and son from NH/VT?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion Today at 8:03 am | 16 replies | 220 views
Construction of the highest cable car in Europe.
Jamesj posted in this thread in Skiing News Yesterday at 12:38 pm | 17 replies | 409 views
2015-16 Utah weather, news, conditions discussion
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 10/6/15 at 3:02am | 45 replies | 1569 views
Anyone think it would be worthwhile for me to write an Article on skiing deals for military?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Site Suggestions (and Compliments) 10/5/15 at 6:20pm | 7 replies | 57 views
PCMR Best lift there to lap for experts?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 10/5/15 at 6:26am | 9 replies | 215 views
Snowbird and Alta: One Of These Is Not Like The Other
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 10/2/15 at 8:32pm | 66 replies | 2198 views
I want a new point and shoot
Jamesj posted in this thread in Snowsports Video, Photography, Software... 9/24/15 at 11:02am | 17 replies | 191 views
Yogi Berra – “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Sports 9/23/15 at 5:44pm | 16 replies | 149 views
Northeast family ski trip - Less expensive ski resorts with good and long green runs
Jamesj posted in this thread in Family Skiing Discussions 9/21/15 at 9:53am | 34 replies | 434 views
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