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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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Ski the Tress

Turn below the trees

Skiing the trees is one of the best experiences a skier can have.  There are several keys to skiing the trees.  First always look a head to the open spaces, two below the tree in front of you rather than around the tree, this will move you into the open spaces in control and finally […]

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Always snow in Val D Isere

Join Dan in Val D Isere

Join Dan Egan in Val D Isere for the adventure of a life time.  Espace Killy is one of the classic locations in the world with over 121 lifts between Val D Isere and Tignes there is always an place to escape to or a chute to ski.  Dan started skiing Val D Isere in […]

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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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Blue bird on the Tram at Big Sky

Yesterday was one of those classic Big Sky ski days. The clouds lifted in the morning to leave us with a beautiful bluebird day and more wind buff overnight. We spent the morning honing our skills, focusing on tip pressure and edging so that when we got on the Tram to the top of Lone […]

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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 SkiClinics Difference

SkiClinics has a unique way of coaching. Not a crazy, unthinkable method, but rather a simple, inspiring method. The difference in SkiClinics’ coaching is an attention to the psychological state we dwell in when we ski. Take two days off for yourself to ski with the SkiClinics team and you will ski with an energy […]

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Killington “Ski the Beast” Weekend Big Hit

Group excited after a day of ripping!

Thanks to all the skiers who came out this weekend for the 3rd Dan Egan “Ski the Beast” weekend at Killington.  We had a blast!  8 skiers on Saturday and we grew to 10 skiers on Sunday.  With the help of Killington Ski Instructor John Lamb we had video, amazing demos and tour guide. The […]

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Early Season Ripping

With yet another great loss in the ski world with the passing of Jamie Pierre in an avalanche in Utah, please remember that early season ripping has its hazards.  Here are my top ten things to be aware of for early season snow fall. Check your equipment make sure your bindings are working Untracked snow […]

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2012 Val D’Isère Camp

VAL D’ISERE, FRANCE March 24– 31, 2012 Adventure Guided Skiing and Avalanche Awareness Join Dan Egan and avalanche expert Henry Schniewind for some off-piste skiing on the steeps and in the couloirs of this massive French ski resort! An epic ski vacation with top guides for your skiing safety and enjoyment. TRIP INCLUDES: 7 nights […]

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