Jan 15, 2013

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Awesome Outdoor Gadgets You Should’ve Purchased Yesterday

Awesome Outdoor Gadgets You Should’ve Purchased Yesterday

If you’re equal parts outdoorsy and tech-savvy, then this list is for you. True, many of us (and our wallets) are still suffering from the post-holidays hangover, and big purchases may not be high on our priority list. But forget about buyer’s remorse and consider how much you’re boosting the economy by taking home one of these nifty gadgets. So don’t be selfish — America needs you.

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Jan 14, 2013

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The Best and Worst Ski Resort Jobs

The Best and Worst Ski Resort Jobs

Ski resorts are known as a haven for the rich.  Just for the right to sit on a chairlift, you are likely spending $100 at anywhere decent.  Factor in hotel, restaurants, partying, and you are

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Jan 10, 2013

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How to Know if You’re Finally a “Local” Skier

How to Know if You’re Finally a “Local” Skier

Being local in a ski town is often a bit of a misconception.  Except for the minute percentage that actually was born and raised in the mountains, most people have another hometown from whence they

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Jan 9, 2013

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Worst Outdoor Trends of 2012

Worst Outdoor Trends of 2012

Let’s face it, in the outdoors, there are no bad years. There are rough times and spoiled plans but in the end, it’s usually our own fault when things don’t go as planned. As 2012

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Jan 3, 2013

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How Safe Are Safety Breaks?

How Safe Are Safety Breaks?

A “safety break” is climber slang for smoking marijuana. As in, “This next pitch looks pretty hard – let’s take a quick safety break first.” How this came to be called a “safety break” is a mystery. At some point, someone must have made an ironical joke – the activity we’re about to partake in is anything but safe – and it stuck.

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Jan 3, 2013

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The Beard Hall of Fame

The Beard Hall of Fame

coverLong before he invented the wheel or rendered the woolly mammoth extinct, man and beard forged a relationship that has sustained throughout the ages (especially during the winter months). Flowing facial locks and ringlets have come to define some of history’s most iconic figures,

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