Hey Hey, I’m the “new guy” here at Liftopia; I joined the team this last June and so-far-so-good (just kidding, I love it!). I grew up in NC skiing at Beech Mountain, but now I’m a Tahoe guy…in the summer you can find me paddling out at Ocean and Rockaway Beach, or coaching the SF Special Olympics swim team (go Sea Lions!!!). I can’t wait for winter; my allergies are killing me (just teasing, I just want to take some runs)! Bug me on twitter this season to swap some snow stories; we love hearing about your days on the hill..! You can find me at @decentsea.
Spring pow at Aspen/Snowmass

Best Ski Areas to Hit Up at the End of the Season

Is it really time to put away the skis and get out the Summer gear? It’s late April, and my Summer storage situation is complex. My camping gear is packed deep against the back wall of my garage, the dirt… Read More →

Outer Limits at Killington, VT

Mogul Skiing: Top 5 Mogul Runs in the U.S.

Hola, snow compadres!  This week’s epic blog topic: top 5 mogul runs. There you are, sitting at the top of your favorite mountain.  On your right side is the comfort and ease of a nicely groomed run, and on the… Read More →

Mom and Dad

Top 5 Ski School Programs

Aloha snow-people, it’s me again – back for another round of Top Cinco.  It looks like my first blog got over 10 gazillion reads, which is some kind of new internet world record so they green-lighted me to write another… Read More →

Alyeska, Alaska

Top 5 Scenic Resort Views You Don’t Want to Miss

What are the Top 5 Scenic Resort Views? Let’s be real here, it’s pretty tough to narrow down the best ski resort views by using a Top 5 list, so I’ll fall back on my go to blog quandary technique… Read More →