blog is an abbreviation of "web log", a
form of diary, or journal. This can take of the form
of regular web pages, or be the product of special
blogging software and blogging services, which make
the process of updating blogs easier. Here are some
links to useful online diaries.
Blog - Originally started by by Matthew
Drake, former Mt. Hood Meadows manager. Interesting
comments, many topics (weather forecasting, snow
making, grooming, ski area development, etc.).
Oregon Skiing & Boarding blog -- KPTV-12's
meteorologist Drew Jackson comments on snow conditions
and weather patterns, from a skier's point of view.
on Adventure - Collection of interesting
first-hand account articles on Western ski areas.
Adventures (Diaries of past and present
Delights - Emilio's blog about his ski travels
all over the US and Canada.
Ski areas - (Ski Oregon Challenge) The 12 main
Oregon ski areas, photos, descriptions.
The combined experience of David Schor, McCoy Smith,
& Emilio Trampuz.
Washington Ski areas - (Ski Washington
Challenge). Photos, descriptions, Emilio's diary.
Washington Blogpost - David Schor's
blog about meeting the Ski Washington Challenge.
Ski Safari - Detailed trip plan, based on the
2003 and 2004 trips. Updated for 2006.
(15 pages, large PDF file - 1.3 MB - Abt. 1 - 3
minutes download time).
Ski Safari 2005/06 - Photos from the 6-day road
Alps 2006: Val d'Isere - Photos. A week in the
French Alps. Ooh-la-la!
Adventure bus trip (2006) - Tamarack and
Brundage Mt. (ID), plus Anthony Lakes (OR).
Mountain, WA bus trip (2005). Photos and
description of the trip.
Mountain Train trip (2005). Photos. Our 4-day
trip via AMTRAK to Big Mountain.
History and Recreation blogs
Blog - Articles about preserving the
historic Mt. Hood Loop Highway around Mt. Hood,
including re-enabling access to Laurel Hill for both
recreational and historic reasons. Edited by Tom