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79-year-old Cross-country Skier Finds Solace in 50-kilometer Alaska Race

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.01.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

I spent the better part of Saturday trying to catch up with Alan Delamere. The 79-year-old skier and engineer completed the 50-kilometer Sonot Kkaazoot ski race in less than five hours.

Moonlight Madness at Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

Rebecca Stoufis | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Rebecca Stoufis

Yep, it was winter, and cold and a wonderful reason to attend the annual Nerstrand Big Woods State Park Candlelight Event.

Snow Day: Making Tracks in an Unmarked World

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

It is impossible for me to ignore fresh snow. And so on a weekday I venture out, despite projects and pressing deadlines, clipping on my skis and heading to the Forest Preserve near my home.

Pond-Skimming and Other Reasons to Love Spring Skiing

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Sherrie Nachman

Some folks are fed up with this year's frigid temperatures and endless snowstorms. But those who love to ski, snowboard and snowshoe have a reason t...

Aspen Women's Backcountry Ski Hut Trip (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The three-day, two night all women's backcountry ski hut trip in the 10th Mountain Hut Trail System, led by Aspen Alpine Guides, promised ski touring, powder skiing, scrumptious food and wine.

My Sochi 2014 Playlist

Kikkan Randall | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Kikkan Randall

I love songs that have a high tempo and lyrics that I can make into motivating phrases in my head.

Five Free Activities In Helena

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's capital is perfectly positioned as a halfway point between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but visitors often decid...

Two Days, Three New Sports, Zero Hours of TV

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Sherrie Nachman

Just an hour and a half away from New York City lies Mohonk Mountain Lodge, a retreat surrounded by thousands of acres of wilderness, and the chance to get away from it all. We decided to try it for part of winter break.

Montana's Cross County Paradise

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The pine branches gently grazed my jacket sleeves as we swooshed through the treelined trails blanketed with unbroken, fluffy snow that covered our skis and boots.

Getting Kids Outdoors: It's All About the Sales Pitch

Michael Lanza | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel
Michael Lanza

The trials of trying to raise active, outdoorsy kids are really not very different from indoor parenting. Sometimes a kid is just not going to go peacefully along with your plans. But sometimes it just takes working on them a bit.

Let's Let January Be January

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

Tomorrow, despite stiff legs and sore feet, I'll be out there skate skiing again. Maybe I'll feel a tad stronger and smoother than I did today, or yesterday. Maybe not. But I'll be smiling, grateful for January's particular gifts.

Olympic Champion Dead At 41

AP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports

HELSINKI — Mika Myllyla, a former Olympic cross-country champion and Finnish skiing great whose life unraveled after a doping ban in 2001, died ...

Haven't Visited Yellowstone in Winter? Then You Haven't Visited Yellowstone at All!

Kraig Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kraig Becker