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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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First Set of Lessons and Re-Training

This last weekend, I worked Friday night, Saturday and Sunday. On Friday night, I had a group of middle school kids. I was able to go through my entire beginner lesson. It went well and the kids were great. It was really cold, so I kept everyone moving to keep them warm. We came all […]

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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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Skiing 5 of the Last 6 Days!

Last night, the powder at Cascade was amazing! I loved it. We don’t get these days too often and there were people taking advantage of it but not so many that there were any lines. I might have got 20 runs in within the 90 minutes I was out there skiing. The best run was […]

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Congrats Level 1 Skiers!

We were able to have a Level 1 Ski Certification Exam at Cascade over the weekend and 5 of them passed. Congrats you guys! -Tony

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Cascade Opens on Friday!

Cascade is open this Friday through Sunday. Come and get your ski legs! Friday, November 30th: 9am to 9pm Saturday, December 1: 9am to 9pm Sunday, December 2: 9am to 4:30pm Lift tickets will be $35 for all day/night or $25 for a “closing ticket” (last five hours before closing). -Tony

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Top 10 Favorite Ski Runs

Ok, it’s the end of the season. I’m sad. It was great though. I now look forward to winter more than summer, I think. I never thought I’d be saying that since I still prefer it warmer than colder, but if you dress for it, you’re fine. Anyway, here are my top 10 favorite ski […]

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Opening Weekend at Cascade 2007

Well, on Friday we got notice that we’d open up the next day so I got up there on Saturday morning and got to ski the 2 full runs that were open. I also got to give 2 lessons as well. The snow was ok, actually. Let’s keep these temps going so we can make […]

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