Category Archives: Skiing

Skiing Again

We moved around a lot last summer. After spending a continuous six months on the boat, we returned to Arizona a little before Memorial Day, rested a few days, flew to New Jersey for a few days, drove around Arizona … Continue reading

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Adventuring with Lisa

I have a strong independent streak, and a long history of doing sports and trips more or less exclusively solo. So when I started adventuring with Lisa last summer it was a huge, abrupt shift; we were doing and still … Continue reading

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Little Cottonwood Canyon

I spent the winter staying in North Salt Lake and did a lot of skiing, almost all of it out of Little Cottonwood Canyon. Less than ten miles long, this canyon is the epicenter of Utah skiing, home to the … Continue reading

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Skiing at Mount Shasta

At 14,179 feet Mount Shasta is the second highest peak in the Cascades and is visible from much of northern California and southern Oregon. Driving south to it from Bend, I first saw it from 80 miles away, on the … Continue reading

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Skiing at South Sister

The three sisters — South, Middle and North — are a cluster of volcanoes that fill the skyline west of Bend. All three are above 10,000′, and at 10,358′ south sister is the highest, and the third highest peak in … Continue reading

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Skiing around Crater Lake

Last weekend I did one of the bigger planned trips for this spring, a ski tour around Crater Lake. Crater Lake is in the eastern Cascades, about 3 hours south of Bend, and is a popular park during the summer, … Continue reading

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