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

One thing that was clear after my first trip to Taos Ski Valley (TSV) last season, a Taos Ski Week is addictive. My crew started planning for a return last… [...]

All the talk about Diva East and West has me scouring trail maps. I'm intrigued by the differences between the mountains in the east and west. How do trails compare?… [...]

Anyone out there like to play in dirt? I have some asparagus that volunteered from a neighbor's vegetable garden. I transplanted it in the fall to more desirable location and… [...]

I love talking gear so tell me about your quiver! And better yet, are you buying any new skis this season?? Which ones?? I do almost 50-50 between resort and… [...]

A few years ago there was a thread about ski width and knees. Deb Armstrong did a few videos in 2020 after the paper that involved Heidi Nunnikhoven came out… [...]

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