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

A while back I started a thread for intermediate skiers over 40 planning to ski well past age 70. Th [...]

She grew again. My all-mountain girl needs new skis and boots. She is 16 yrs old, 5" 3", 1 [...]

A while back there was a thread looking for ideas of where to go for Thanksgiving skiing. The focus [...]

So, we are a no credit card family - cash only. However, 12 months from now, Gavin will be home for [...]

So, fresh off our European blitz trip (HOT HOT HOT), I needed a nature retreat to soften the re-entr [...]

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