Burton Weekend in Morzine, France

Went with some of my UK guy friends to Morzine, France (flew in/out of Geneva) and boarded at Avoriaz. Stayed with Rude Chalets-Christophe and enjoyed some Burton test gear over the long weekend.

Learning to Ride – Ski and Snowboard in Japan

I’ve been a skier for 15+ years. This year – since it seems everyone here in Japan rides a snowboard – I learned how to ride. Let me say this has been an awesome year for boarding! I’ve loved every minute of spending time with…

Skiing near Moscow

Went skiing with Todd K and his two boys today. Ski slope is inside the MKAD near their flat. You can actually see the ski slope from their flat!

Skiing and Snowboarding in Yaklama

Denis and I went skiing/snowboarding at Volen today. Volen is best likened to Ski Roundtop in PA. (Ski Roundtop is a smaller, northeastern USA ski area near where I grew up. The hills are about the same length and elevation; the types of skiers/boarders were…

Skiing in Davos – final report

Skiied Davos, Switzerland yesterday and today. Yesterday- snowed all day. Snow was powder and thick! Visibility was poor but the skiing was fun. Today, the morning was about like yesterday but the afternoon was perfect. It cleared up and the snow was fresh, fast, and…

Skiing in Davos Dorf, Switzerland

Today was the first day skiing at Davos Dorf in Switzerland! Wow. What an amazing place. We’ve got the 5 mountain pass and I’m sure after 3+ days we won’t even begin to touch the mountains. Will post pictures soon.

Skiing in the West

USAToday recently ran an article about great ski resorts in the West. This is a copy of that article – saved for archive purposes.