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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||5 hours, 40 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
Black Friday Deals
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion Yesterday at 3:44 am | 5 replies | 186 views
Where to go in CO
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 11/26/15 at 10:45am | 11 replies | 208 views
PA / DE / SoNJ 2015 - 2016 Thread
Jamesj posted in this thread in Getting Together, Gatherings and Let's Go 11/26/15 at 12:10am | 87 replies | 1329 views
Where can I avoid the crowds in NE during winter break?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 11/25/15 at 12:14pm | 3 replies | 73 views
Best Intermediate Runs at Vail (and best order to ski them)?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 11/25/15 at 9:21am | 13 replies | 212 views
Texas Suitcase - What's Wrong?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 11/25/15 at 5:17am | 43 replies | 1093 views
Skier gift suggestions
Jamesj posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 11/25/15 at 5:11am | 39 replies | 557 views
Free flying - advice for cheap last minute lodging for a solo traveler? [Taos, SLC, etc.]
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 11/23/15 at 7:23pm | 26 replies | 579 views
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