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Recreation

Slush Bumps

White skinny legs sticking out from under plaid shorts.  An equally porcelain bare chested young man skiing up to me, leaving a spray of slushy snow in his wake.  People sunning themselves on the deck, while sipping beer, enjoying the warm rays of sun.  Such is the scene of skiing…

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Mt. Sanitas

Spring in the Colorado Rocky Mountains can be a tease.  One day, temperatures soar to 60 degrees and you swear spring has arrived.  The next, it’s 20 degrees and snowing. On those warm days, summer feels like it is just around the corner.  I long for a good hike.  But…

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Colorado Mountain Club

The snow seemed to get deeper and deeper.  At one point, I planted my pole to the side of my snowshoes, and it sunk all the way up to my wrist.  Thank God, that Bryon broke trail, each snowshoe sinking deep into the fluff.  It also took all the guesswork…

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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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