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Ski Lessons

“So, you’re a ski instructor?  Can I get some free tips so I can teach my daughter?” A common refrain from friends or new acquaintances. A little secret from the “professional” ski instructor.  Just bite the bullet and enroll them in a proper ski lesson. I say this not because…

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The Dangers of Outdoor Recreation

What’s the most dangerous outdoor sport in Colorado? This question posed by a listener on Colorado Public Radio got me thinking about all the things I like to do outside. She specifically asked because her child wanted to learn downhill skiing, and stories of people dying after hitting a tree…

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Winter Bike to Work Day

“It’s Winter Bike to Work Week!” the email proclaimed.  “Hot drinks, snacks offered at street corners!” Hmmph.  If you read my earlier post about carbon footprints, you can pretty guess my thoughts on Winter Bike to Work Week.  The reality is there is never going to be a Bike to…

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