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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||5 hours, 8 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
2016-17 Colorado Weather Discussion
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion Yesterday at 7:49 am | 1014 replies | 45207 views
Snowbird: March 2-5, First Trip
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Yesterday at 6:41 am | 5 replies | 111 views
Whistler 2017 Gathering- General Info, Questions and Advice Thread
Jamesj posted in this thread in Getting Together, Gatherings and Let's Go 2/21/17 at 5:44am | 520 replies | 10934 views
Trip to Stratton VT planned for this weekend and the weather looks rainy / awful.
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 2/20/17 at 7:15pm | 9 replies | 196 views
80+ and still skiing?
Jamesj posted in this thread in Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Injury, and... 2/20/17 at 5:57pm | 25 replies | 1070 views
Breckenridge...Step up from Bliss
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 2/19/17 at 8:48pm | 5 replies | 250 views
New to Salt Lake City
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 2/18/17 at 8:13pm | 24 replies | 390 views
Becoming a paid patrol member with a Felony conviction
Jamesj posted in this thread in Patrol Shack 2/18/17 at 6:57am | 10 replies | 370 views
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 2/18/17 at 6:47am | 121 replies | 3708 views
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