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Unlock the Gates: Mountain passes open for the summer

As the snow recedes, mountain roads start to open for the summer months. This week, mountain passes from the Rockies to the Cascades unlock their winter gates for summer traffic. And while this may limit backcountry skiing accessibility, mountain biking and hiking enthusiasts take to the hills.

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Unlock the Gates: Mountain passes open for the summer

  As the snow recedes, mountain roads start to open for the summer months. This week, mountain passes from the Rockies to the Cascades unlock their winter gates for summer traffic. And while … [Read More...]

2Point5Mil: Balance

Life is all about balance. I am certainly not the first to say this, and I will definitely not be the last. In my quest to skin and ski 2.5 million vertical feet in a year, however, it’s becoming … [Read More...]

Un-Paving the way: the Tahoe Backcountry Alliance makes headway in their first season

Last week we posted the article, “Allied Forces,” by Associate Editor Lucy Higgins from the February issue about the rise of backcountry alliances throughout the U.S. These organizations have missions … [Read More...]

2016 Beer Guide: The Northeast

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Take two: Why it’s nice to attend the SheJumps Alpine Finishing School twice

In the spring of 2014, Abby Cooper attended her first SheJumps Alpine Finishing School (AFS) in hopes of becoming more educated about backcountry travel. The weeklong, all-female program, which is … [Read More...]

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