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Finding Silver Linings in Silverton

A guest post by Rachel Walker. When I first skied Silverton Mountain many years ago, I left in an ambulance. Until now, I haven’t told many people that. It’s kind of embarrassing. At the time I was an editor at Skiing magazine and on assignment for a different publication. The ski journalist is not supposed to get rescued by ski patrol and carted out to the town’s shiny … [Read More...]

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Summer in Steamboat, Part 2: Bike Town, USA

What do skiing families do when the snow melts? They bike. As skis are to winter, bikes are to summer, especially in Steamboat. Already known as Ski Town, USA, Steamboat is well on it’s way to becoming Bike Town, USA. When we visited with little kids, … [Read More...]

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Mi Familia: Unplugged

The first three hours were the hardest. When our family left for a two-week holiday in Costa Rica this summer, we also left behind all of our electronics. This meant no phones, no tablets, no laptops, not even a watch. They all stayed home. When we … [Read More...]

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Paddling Pleasures: Getting Out In Minnesota

Minnesotans are an active bunch. Despite living in state known for ridiculously cold winters, these hardy folk spend their winters outdoors: skiing, skating, sledding and, of course, ice fishing. When summer comes, they stay outside, delighting in mostly … [Read More...]