Winter Storm Warning

Winter isn’t over!   Last week, at Famous Internet Skiers, Lionel speculated about the potential for a storm  and here it comes.  Winter storm warning for New England and northern New York, with forecasts calling for six to sixteen inches of snow, depending on the location.  It looks like even northwest […]

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Spring Skiing at Freedom Park, Randolph NJ

Five inches of wet new snow covered my car this morning.  More snow continued to fall as I dug out my driveway.  After getting my daughter to school, I took the rock skis to Freedom Park. With the temperature hovering right around freezing, I applied Toko Silver grip wax to […]

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Spring Skiing at Prospect Mt

Sunday was another dawn patrol run up to Prospect Mountain.  As the sun came up on the NY Thruway, I saw several cars headed north not with skis, but with multiple bikes on their roof racks.  The Tour of the Battenkill is a couple weeks away; it’s not too early […]

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Skiing the Thunderbolt

During the depths of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps laid out the Thunderbolt ski trail on the east side of Mount Greylock in Massachusetts .  Plummeting 2050 feet in 1.6 miles, with precipitous steeps, the Thunderbolt was the site of collegiate, state and regional ski races from 1935 […]

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