Bill Hammond

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Where to stay slopeside in Minnesota

Skiing and snowboarding thrive in Minnesota, but you won't find a great deal of slopeside lodging in a state where...

Updated: November 04, 2000, - 10:00 PM

X-Team clinic provides confidence, covers basics of deep-snow skiing

How does a Midwestern skier prepare for a helicopter trip into the Canadian back country?I pondered that question about a...

Updated: November 06, 1999, - 10:00 PM

Canadian heli-ski adventure not for experts only

Only a few feet from where we are crouched, a two-ton helicopter pulsates with noisy impatience. Our 12-member group has...

Updated: November 06, 1999, - 10:00 PM

Idaho's Sun Valley has a rich history

Like most Rocky Mountain resorts, Sun Valley is redolent with the aroma of pine. But there's also the...

Updated: November 07, 1998, - 10:00 PM

On the road to ski Red Lodge, Montana

While flipping through a ski-club newsletter last fall, I spotted an ad for a bus trip to...

Updated: November 07, 1998, - 10:00 PM

Sundance: A quietly beautiful ski-resort alternative

If you're a winter sports buff and someone who's trying to close out the millennium by simplifying...

Updated: November 07, 1998, - 10:00 PM

Getaway/Midwest: Downsville, Wis.

DOWNSVILLE, WIS. -- So, what's up in Downsville these days?When we last took a good look in these pages a...

Updated: October 24, 1998, - 11:00 PM

Laurentian Mountains offer 'Ski Weeks' programs

T remblant is the largest and highest of the Laurentian ski areas, but others stand tall on their own...

Updated: November 08, 1997, - 10:00 PM

If you go: Skiing the Laurentians

One toll-free number makes planning a Laurentian vacation unusually easy. Dialing 1-800-567-6760 connects you to bilingual agents who can quote...

Updated: November 08, 1997, - 10:00 PM

Powerful storm pummels central Minnesota, causing a major mess

A powerful storm swept across central Minnesota Tuesday evening, causing widespread damage, flash floods, power failures and traffic tie-ups. There...

Updated: July 01, 1997, - 11:00 PM

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