Inaugural Skijourn Sisters

Expanding the Solo Ski Sojourn—Skijourn Sisters rock the Mountains

Skijourn Sisters do Steamboat.

Skijourn Sisters. Friends, support group. Through thick and thin. Bonded by powder, groomers, going fast or slow, we style and schuss. Together. At least once a year!

Our common bond is ski instruction. We all began our ski friendship at Hyland Hills, then PSIA, then extended friends. We love to ski. Fast, slow, carvy or straight. Groomers and bumps, trees and off piste. We’ll do anything—once.

Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig.

With a hurt left leg that was swelling and bruising, my return to Denver and the prospect of driving 825 miles back to Minnesota alone had me worried. I knew I could do it, but at what cost? In the back of my mind I was concerned about blood clots–my injured left leg wasn’t necessary…

A Savannah Sojourn

When I started my solo travels five years ago, I never thought about my health and well being. I felt I was still in my prime, even though I would have been considered “elderly” by the Center for Disease Control standards. The last couple of weeks have made me reflect upon how quickly life can…

At Least It Was a Black Diamond Run

My mother told me I should quit skiing twenty years ago when I was approaching fifty. It was too dangerous, I was too old. She seldom told me to do anything. I was, as the youngest of eight kids, spoiled and could do no wrong. Twenty years later, I have no regrets. I love to…

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