An account of a visit to the Republic of Georgia to Tbilisi and to the Gudauri Ski Resort in the north near the Russian border.
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Another great weekend, made special by my old friend Harry Garton arriving for a visit and skiing at Stratton Mountain in Vermont.
Skiing in Utah. Two of the lesser-know family owned ski resorts near Logan Utah are Cherry Peak and Beaver Mountain. They are old skool!
Skiing in Utah, Home of the World’s Best Snow Jack Dunphy and I flew out to Logan Utah last night and today we are hitting the slopes of Beaver Mountain, which is in Logan. We woke up to snow, an auspicious beginning, and it makes me hope the drive that […]
Skiing next week: Sofie my granddaughter and I will drive 5 hours north to Maine to ski at the huge mountains there–Sugarloaf USA and Saddleback.
Turkey’s newest and largest ski area at Mount Erciyes outside of Kayseri. With a vertical drop just below 5000 feet, it’s almost as big as Snowmass in Aspen. And there are no trees anywhere. We met with the managers of the new slope, which has been under construction for five […]
On Tuesday night, I’ll fly out of JFK all the way to Istanbul, Turkey, where I will join a group of travel writers for a press tour that will include the big city and the resort area of Kayseri. This is a large city, in fact, one of the fastest […]
We arrived in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire on a Sunday afternoon and it began snowing. A perfect event for our day of skiing with Tim Smith, the GM of this impressive operation that includes an entire village, a school, a big mountain all surrounded by the White Mountain National Park. […]
Etienne Fiola grew up in rural Gaspesie, just a few dozen kilometers from where he lives now, in Rimouski, the gateway to the region. It’s the capital city of the Bas-Saint-Laurent region, just to the west of Gaspesie. We met up with Etienne for a stroll of this interesting city […]
I head out the door tomorrow at the crack of dawn for an exciting trip to Denver Colorado. I’ve been fascinated with Denver after my last visit there in 2012. Back then I was hosted by my old friend Peter Heller, and he joined his wife Kim and showed me […]
I’m sort of an irregular skier, but I’m fascinated by how the sport has evolved and how different it is in different parts of the country. Today I just finished skiing my second day at Mont Tremblant in Quebec, where just about everyone is friendly and kind. Nearly every single […]
By Jack Dunphy If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Big Bear Lake California a must visit is the Wine Room. After your day of skiing at Snow Summit or hiking or any of the numerous outdoor activities here the Wine Room offers a delightful place to relax. […]