Tag: Outdoors

Close Encounters of the Wildlife Kind

Face it, we’re in their territory. And though it’s cool to see animals up close, it’s important to remember that these are not the happy, friendly creatures you’ll find in a Disney animation. Animals have their own rules for behavior, and they don’t necessarily coincide with ours.

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When Lightning Strikes.

Did you know that over the past 30 years, lightning strikes have killed an average of 48 people annually in the US? Okay, in the grand scheme of things, not a huge number (in comparison, there were 38,300 traffic fatalities last year), but if you’ve ever been outdoors during a thunder storm, you know how frightening it can be.

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From The Ski Diva Forum

There is a chance that we could go to Iceland for 4 days in mid-December. Has anyone skied in Icelan [...]

The Vail empire grows! The company just acquired Okemo, Sunapee, Crested Butte,and Steven Pass. This [...]

In the last few years, I've had a chance to ski at a few places where the CCC or WPA built trai [...]

Icing my ankle. . . Probably just a sprain, but end of the fun this trip for me! DH will still have [...]

Here's the piece. It's brief and fairly obvious but does seem to have some good reminders, [...]

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