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Dan Egan back at Killington for 2014

"Ski the Beast" with Dan Egan

  Join Dan Egan at Killington in 2014 for “Ski the Beast” Camps for the 2014 season.  Dan will be doing two day camps in January and March this coming season.  Camps last year sold out so sign up early and explore Killington.  Camps are for strong intermediate skiers and above.  You’ll learn the secrets […]

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Edging the Xtreme on Boston.com/egan

This new blog can be found at www.boston.com/sports or www.boston.com/egan Edging The Xtreme with Dan Egan focuses on the hip and happenings of the extreme sports world, with exclusive interviews with regional, national and international athletes in the world of skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, surfing and so much more. There is the blog, audio reports […]

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Position in Powder

Position not strength in Powder Powder skiing is about position and not strength. Most recreational skiers make two basic mistakes when skiing powder, first they over turn their skis and two they lean back. This combination creates frustration and a cry for more grooming. Remember these simple tips on the next powder day… 1)     Ski […]

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Snowy end to our first Big Sky clinic of 2012

Well the storm came in as promised and it delivered one of those great powder days where your tracks are just filling in between every run. After some self-arrest drills for steep terrain, Grant, Aleksi, and Mimi showed us what Montanans are made of, braving the bitter wind to shred lap after lap on Thunderwolf’s […]

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Big Sky’s wind machine delivers the goods!

When we got into big sky late last night we had a feeling today was gonna be a good one. The road through the canyon from Bozeman was slick and the wind was helping the light snow come down and fill in the snowbanks. Sure enough, when we got to the hill this morning and […]

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The Powder Day Traverse

The day is perfect, it snowed last night and the entire population with in a 300 mile radius has come to the resort to ski and ride.  The ski patrol has just dropped the rope and its game on! Skiers and snowboarders race down the mountain road and onto the traverse to cut across the […]

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