Skiing Adventures 2002-2003

Minnesota Ski Slopes

Minnesota Map   MN Ski Resorts - about.com
Buck Hill, Burnsville, MN310 ft.   Coffee Mill Ski Area, Wabasha, MN 425 ft.
Hyland Hills, Bloomington, MN175 ft.   Welch Village, Welch, MN360 ft.
Powder Ridge, Kimball, MN310 ft.   Andes Tower Hills, Kensington, MN275 ft.
Lutsen, Lutsen, MN808 ft.   Buena Vista Ski Area, Bemidji, MN230 ft
Spirit Mountain, Duluth, MN 700 ft.   Ski Gull, Nisswa, MN280 ft.
Wild Mountain, Taylors Falls, MN300 ft.   Afton Alps, Hastings, MN350 ft.
Giants Ridge, Biwabik, MN500 ft.   Mount Kato, Mankato, MN240 ft.

A consulting assignment in California and encouragement from a friend enabled me to ski at some of the western ski resorts in 2003. In preparation for this, I took a 1-1/2 hour group lesson at Buck Hill(MN), skiing for the first time in my life on Saturday, 12/28/02.
Skied at Heavenly Ski Resort at Tahoe on Saturday, 1/11/03. My friend Anthony gave me private lessons.
Skied at Buck Hill a second time on Saturday, 1/18/03.
Skied at Sierra-at-Tahoe on Saturday, 2/1/03. (Picture below)
Skied at Kirkwood on Sunday, 2/2/03.
Skied at Lutsen(MN) on Sunday, 2/16/03.
Skied at Dodge Ridge on Saturday, 3/1/03.
Skied at Powder Ridge(MN) on Wednesday, 3/12/03. Took a private lesson.
Skied at Heavenly again on Saturday 3/29/03. (Picture below)
Skied at Kirkwood again on Sunday 3/30/03.

My skiing in the US:

My skiing in Japan