Monthly Archives: March 2011

Riding The School Bus In "Powder Country"

Another EPIC powder day at Powder Mountain. Perhaps you thought I was kidding about the school bus?

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And That’s Why They Call It "Powder Mountain"

First lap through “Powder Country”. My 8th Lap of “Powder Country”. Of the tracks you see here, 5 of them are mine. About 90 minutes North of Salt Lake City there’s a quirky, funky local’s ski area named Powder Mountain … Continue reading

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POWDER DAY!

Tracks of the Rare Alpine Skunk spotted at Deer Valley, March 22.

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KSC Alpenverein Tour of Mayrhofen / Zillertal

I finally got to go on an alpentour with the famed KSC Alpenverein, the touring club of the KSC. Fantastic day, and even more fantastic to see that the Alpenverein on this day was mostly over-50, with a significant number … Continue reading

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Schiwasser

Skiing in Europe, especially in Austria, has a much older and robust tradition than in the US. In the US, skiing caught on as a recreation starting around 1950 as a result of ski training provided to the 10th Mountain … Continue reading

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Best Bathroom Door. Ever.

Today’s alpentour started off at the Wildkogel in Mittersill. We (Ted, Hermi6, myself) had a special guest: Petra, niece of the Lady Of The House at Villa Mellon. Petra at the summit of the Frühmesser, 2233 meters high. Notice the … Continue reading

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Birthday Schnitzel

Celebrating my birthday, Austrian style. Kitzbuhel links up via ski lift with neighboring mountains Jochburg and Pass Thurn to form a ski resort many times bigger than North America’s two biggest ski resorts combined (Whistler/Blackcomb and Vail). To celebrate my … Continue reading

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