Skiing the Midwest | Boyne, Michigan February 21st and 22nd

When I first mapped out my plans for this trip, I saw that the MAX pass included some ski areas in the Midwest. Boyne Michigan, Granite Park Wisconsin, Buck Hill and Lutsen in Minnesota. I thought that perhaps I’d get a couple of days in there as I traveled from east to west, but IContinue reading “Skiing the Midwest | Boyne, Michigan February 21st and 22nd”

Toronto and Blue Mountain Ontario February 18th – 20th

Once I made the decision to turn west in the Adirondacks and skip most of the skiing the Northeast, I knew that I’d be heading through part of Canada. Given that it was a holiday weekend, pretty much every ski area in the northeast was packed so I headed to Toronto. The timing was good,Continue reading “Toronto and Blue Mountain Ontario February 18th – 20th”

My decision to change course | Gore Mountain, NY, Feb 17th

As some of you may have noticed, I pretty much skipped the northeast part of my planned trip. This is my own fault, and I explained a bit of my reasoning in my first post. I really had trouble leaving Colorado and got going later than I needed to. In all fairness, a major lifeContinue reading “My decision to change course | Gore Mountain, NY, Feb 17th”

Steamboat Springs, Colorado January 7th and 8th 2018

I’ve been meaning to visit Steamboat Springs for many years but somehow I didn’t make it there until this January. I was skiing whenever there was snow in the forecast and while I usually try to avoid skiing on weekends, Colorado had a slow start to the season and Steamboat was expecting some snow. OnContinue reading “Steamboat Springs, Colorado January 7th and 8th 2018”

Monarch, Colorado January 21st and 22nd, 2018

Snow was in the forecast. Most of the Colorado resorts were expecting 2-4 inches with some areas possibly getting more. I was checking he forecasts on OpenSnow daily (www.opensnow.com) Joel wrote a post that suggested that Monarch pass might be one of those spots that receive more. I was initially planning on going to CrestedContinue reading “Monarch, Colorado January 21st and 22nd, 2018”

Getting on the road Denver, Colorado

As many of you know this past November I decided to leave my job to spend some time traveling and skiing. It was not an easy decision. I’ve experienced many days of anxiety since that time, questioning whether or not I’m doing what I want, and asking myself if this is worth it. I’m 36Continue reading “Getting on the road Denver, Colorado”