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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||12 hours, 12 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
10 epic years.
Jamesj posted in this thread in Community Discussions & Forum News Yesterday at 6:31 pm | 72 replies | 1547 views
does anybody ever get scared of heights on chairlifts?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion Yesterday at 6:22 pm | 125 replies | 10634 views
Upcoming Interview with Patrick Torsell from Ski Cooper
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 12/6/16 at 2:19pm | 6 replies | 144 views
Resorts with most challenging terrain and prettiest views in New Hampshire?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 12/6/16 at 9:07am | 3 replies | 97 views
Winter 2016-17 What are your Skiing Goals?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 12/5/16 at 12:47pm | 23 replies | 370 views
Deciding between staying in Alta or Park City area - Family Trip
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 12/4/16 at 11:52am | 15 replies | 375 views
Crasche Hat Product Review
Jamesj posted in this thread in Member Gear Reviews 12/4/16 at 2:38am | 7 replies | 142 views
It's been a long time, looking for some logistical help [staying in Dillon Dec. 18-22]
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 11/28/16 at 12:45pm | 19 replies | 338 views
Jackson or Steamboat
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 11/28/16 at 8:48am | 10 replies | 416 views
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