Skiing strange: 3 possible trips to the unlikeliest of places

Unless you're chasing the snow, most will book their trips to some of the world's most surefire ski regions. The Rockies, the Alps and Japan all make that list. Not on that list? Las Vegas, Beijing and Hawaii. Vegas baby The sights, the sound, the Strip. It's Vegas. America's party capital, however, can serve as …

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Linking Turns: A day in the life of a patroller, how trail maps are drawn and all mountain skis

Midwest Ski Journal likes to highlight a few pieces of skiing internet worth your time in Linking Turns. Find the best, most important, least important and otherwise links here each week.  This week, MSJ is offering an Outside Magazine triple-header. The folks at Outside are constantly churning out vivid, important and fun stories, so we …

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Salt Lake City is your antidote to the inconvenient ski trip

Ski trips have a lot of moving parts and sometimes the hills aren’t conveniently located. Utah is the antidote to those problems. A recent flight deal from the fine people at Thrifty Traveler piqued our interest in Utah’s peaks. For $167 roundtrip, United will take you from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City, although bags are …

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Linking Turns: How Nordicas are made, the worst people outdoors in 2018 and mountain home gifts

Midwest Ski Journal likes to highlight a few pieces of skiing internet worth your time in Linking Turns. Find the best, most important, least important and otherwise links here each week.  This week, MSJ takes a look at a the first part of a short film project by Powder that goes inside an Austrian ski …

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