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Life as a Ski Bum

“I wanted to let you know that I’m leaving.  My last day of work will be Oct. 25.” With those words, I officially became a ski bum. At the time, I worked in a consulting firm back east as a graphic artist.  At 25 years old, I made a good…

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Dreading Winter or…

Looking forward to it. I got reminded today that there are indeed two perspectives when talking with a friend of mine. “Ugh, I heard we’re supposed to get snow again on Sunday.  Why can’t it stay like today all year round?” he lamented. “I take it you’re not  a winter…

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Loved to Death?

The line extended as far as the eye could see. “How much farther do you think the entrance gate is?” Bryon asked. “It’s got to be at least a mile.” I replied. “How many gates do they normally have at this entrance?” “At least three.  But usually seasonals are laid…

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Hike of the Week: Lily Mountain

A summer of volunteer patrolling for the Indian Peaks Wilderness had left me longing. Longing for a hike with our pups, Logan and Shawnee. We’d done a lot of hikes around Nederland many times — Lost Lake, the Rim Trail, Blue Lake.  I wanted to see something different, yet get…

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