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The Best Winter Trips of 2016

Now that the snow has started to fall and ski resorts across the country are beginning to open up, it is time to start planning. For me, the planning stage was the beginning of the journey. Some years,

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Get up close to the Matterhorn in Zermatt

Zermatt. The Matterhorn. They are synonymous, but both are iconic in their own wright. Do you like the town Vail? Well it is patterned after the narrow, winding, car-less village of Zermatt. Just as the

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Best Free Android Skiing & Snowboarding Apps 2015

As another skiing and snowboarding season is upon us, we are here to bring you the best free and in some cases, almost free Android apps for you tablets and smartphones. The apps we have listed are what

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Sand Harbor @ Lake Tahoe

I am sitting here at Sand Harbor on Lake Tahoe and this beach setting is one the best I have seen throughout my travels. It is absolutely incredible as the beach is lined with granite boulder fields that

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Remembering Goran Kropp

Remembering the man today,  Goran Kropp , who biked to from his home in Sweden to the Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Goran died in a climbing accident on this date a little over a decade ago. Goran’s

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Stop And Smell The Fog

 So how do your outdoor activities go? Fast, medium or slow? Do you blaze right on through whatver you are doing and try to beat your previous time or workout? Maybe you take it easy and try to

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Lake Almanor & Mt Lassen 4th Of July Weekend Get-A-Way

   We headed up to Lake Almanor for some fun on the water and also for some time spinning around the lake by bicycle. If you’ve never been to Lake Almanor and you have the opportunity,

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Christy Sports at Snowbird Review

  All that I was looking for were some skis to demo and then write reviews on how they actually performed out on the mountain. So I headed into Christy Sports near the tram building at Snowbird ski

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Northstar: A Great Family Ski Resort

I took the Grom’s skiing this weekend to Northstar ski resort near Lake Tahoe. It is part of the Vail Associates family and depending on which pass you buy, you can ski & ride at Breckenridge,

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How To Say Good Bye

We have all been there. If it happened regularly, then it would not be an issue as it would not cause as much consternation or deliberation. How do we say good bye to gear that has been such a big part

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