Category Archives: Outdoor Adventure

Spring Escapes: Tropical Hiking On Maui, Snow-Filled Family Time at Alta

This was originally an Adventure Moms column for Women’s Adventure. When I wrote it in January 2013, we were enjoying our 24th consecutive day of temperatures under 24 degrees (yes, this is Fahrenheit and yes, I was counting and yes, … Continue reading

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At Québec’s Le Massif, We Can All Be Lugers

When it comes to crazy winter sports, the “sliding disciplines” have to be among the craziest. Bobsled, luge and skeleton: the names alone can give you pause, let alone the speeds these athletes reach while careening down a solid ice … Continue reading

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Heli Skiing…Falling…And Getting Up Again

I wish I could say my first day heli skiing was an unmitigated success. But that would be a lie. It was a nearly spontaneous adventure. While I knew that I was going be skiing Revelstoke Mountain Resort in British … Continue reading

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Our Family Tradition: The Grand Canyon In Autumn

As shocking as it may sound, our family’s favorite outdoor tradition has nothing, but nothing, to do with skiing. Instead, it has a lot to do with hiking and backpacking and spending time together, bonded and awed by the majesty … Continue reading

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Ski Porn That Might Just Save Some Lives (Giveaway, too)

It’s fall. That means it’s ski movie time, the time when film companies release their latest flicks, opening them to fanfare in cities and ski towns and hawking DVDs to those of us in the hinterlands. The obsession began when … Continue reading

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