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EpicSki Travel Correspondent
|Forum Post Count:
||10 hours, 43 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
Upcoming Wasatch Trip - Mar 30 - Apr 4
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel Yesterday at 1:23 pm | 13 replies | 306 views
Mountain Collective 17/18 is out
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 3/25/17 at 12:04am | 82 replies | 3347 views
Spring vacation trip ideas, for a family with beginners, intermediates, and advanced skiers
Jamesj posted in this thread in Family Skiing Discussions 3/23/17 at 9:18am | 10 replies | 216 views
When Couldn't You Keep Up? [- a Family Skiing topic]
Jamesj posted in this thread in Family Skiing Discussions 3/23/17 at 6:06am | 20 replies | 317 views
Loveland Super Session
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 3/22/17 at 11:50am | 7 replies | 150 views
Need recommendations for boot bag that holds gear that can be checked on planes
Jamesj posted in this thread in Ski Gear Discussion 3/22/17 at 8:16am | 22 replies | 279 views
Summit County, 3/30 - 4/1
Jamesj posted in this thread in Getting Together, Gatherings and Let's Go 3/21/17 at 6:18pm | 5 replies | 128 views
Whistler For Advanced/Expert Skier
Jamesj posted in this thread in Resorts, Conditions & Travel 3/21/17 at 3:12am | 3 replies | 127 views
where is the best all round town for skiing in Utah, Park city or Alta/Snowbird?
Jamesj posted in this thread in General Skiing Discussion 3/20/17 at 11:08am | 8 replies | 268 views
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