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[UPDATED] Winter Snow Forecast 2016-2017

Well, I’m starting on this report a little earlier this year because of this news I saw: La Niña is officially coming (businessinsider.com) If a La Niña does form, it won’t just increase the risks of a more intense Atlantic hurricane season. It could also lead to warmer and drier winters in the southern part […]

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Only About a Month Left to Ski in the Midwest!

It seems like we just got good snow and I realized there’s only about a month left – depending on how much snow we get and the temperatures. It’s time to get out there and ski! This winter isn’t too cold, so now is the best time to learn if you don’t know how. A […]

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Slow Start for Midwest Skiing

Well, Mother Nature is throwing an El Nino at us and we’re seeing warm temps here in the Midwest. Cascade Mountain has been open the last two weekends and we’re open this weekend as well. I noticed Tyrol Basin is pretty much closed as well as many other ski areas in Wisconsin and the Upper […]

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Winter Snow Forecast 2015-2016

2015-2016 Winter Weather Forecast / Prediction What I keep hearing so far is all about “El Niño.” NOAA Predicts A Strong El Niño For Winter 2016 (unofficialnetworks.com) There is a greater than 90% chance that El Niño will continue through Northern Hemisphere fall 2015, and around an 85% chance it will last through the 2015-16 […]

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Get Fit for a Fun Ski Season

This is just a quick reminder about two things: Ski in December – it’s going to get COLD… get out while it’s still nice. Get your legs and body ready – a little exercise goes a long way. I already blogged about skiing in December but just know that there will be snow and it’s […]

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2014-2015 Winter Weather Forecast / Prediction

Ready to ski yet? Well, we’re past June 21st, so the days are getting shorter. In fact, during the weather forecast this morning, they said we just turned a corner and it’ll basically be getting cooler from now on until the end of February. The snow will be here before you know it! We’re getting […]

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Presidents Day Weekend Skiing

It was another busy weekend at Cascade on Presidents Day weekend. The weather was really good, too – especially Sunday. I had a number of private lessons, some beginner group lessons and an intermediate group lesson or two as well. People take advantage of private lessons so that they can skip in line during these […]

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Busy 2014

I’ve been teaching skiing so much that it’s been hard to find time to post about what’s going on. I had a private lesson last weekend with a kid named Christian. He skied with Pete the day before and Pete told me about him, so I was able to continue with what he was teaching […]

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Ready to Ski? Ski Lessons in Wisconsin

Well, I got back from training out in Colorado and I’m ready to start skiing in Wisconsin! I’ve been talking to people I meet and it seems many of them don’t have plans to ski this year. If that’s you, then why not? Why stay indoors all winter, watching TV or whatever? Why not get […]

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2013-2014 Snow Forecast for Wisconsin

Well, there’s some good news! The snow forecast for Wisconsin looks good. They’re saying “Above Average” snow is being predicted for Wisconsin with below average temperatures. Preliminary Winter 2013-2014 Winter Outlook (weatheradvance.com) In the words of Forrest Gump: “One less thing.” -T

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