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Celebrate the Season with Discounted Lift Tickets

Celebrate the Season with Discounted Lift Tickets

Yoon Kim There’s two ways to look at skiing on Christmas. Most people think to themselves, “I really shouldn’t be on the slopes today. I should spend the day with my family.”

The Modern Day 10 Essentials for The End of the World

The Modern Day 10 Essentials for The End of the World

The so-called end of the world is here and it’s time to prepare. Here are ten items we have in our bugout bags. For everyone else – well, good luck to ya.

The Great Python Massacre of 2013

The Great Python Massacre of 2013

Pythons have been rampaging through the Florida wilderness ever since the first pet that got too big was let go into the Everglades from a teary-eyed owner who could no longer care for the beast.

Skiing and Snowboarding in 5 Surprising Countries

Skiing and Snowboarding in 5 Surprising Countries

The slopes of the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, and an elite handful of other nations are world-renowned. But as these five countries demonstrate, sometimes all you need is a snowy hill and some grooming equipment to serve the ski and snowboard crowd.

Maurice Herzog, First Climber To Summit An 8000-Meter Peaks, Passes Away At 93

Maurice Herzog, First Climber To Summit An 8000-Meter Peaks, Passes Away At 93

Last week marked the passing of a mountaineering legend, as Maurice Herzog, the first man to summit an 8000-meter peak, died at the age of 93. Herzog, along with his climbing partner Louis Lachenal, secured their place in history on June 3, 1950,

Skijoring Made Easy

Skijoring Made Easy

No one really knows how or where skijoring started, but suffice to say a shot or two of whiskey and a friendly wager was involved.  Skijoring is a sport in where a person wearing cross

Winter Rock Climbing in North America

Winter Rock Climbing in North America

Right now, most crags in North America are wet with rain and snow, and your hands might fall off if you tried climbing, it’s so cold. This does a funny thing to some rock climbers:

Jamaican Bobsled Team – Fact or Fiction?

Jamaican Bobsled Team – Fact or Fiction?

The movie ‘Cool Runnings’ was a massive hit portraying a country of people who had never seen snow, but somehow built a team of locals to compete in the Winter Olympic Games. The concept of

At UN Climate Negotiations, U.S. Continues ‘Too Little, Too Late’ Mandate

At UN Climate Negotiations, U.S. Continues ‘Too Little, Too Late’ Mandate

The president of COP18, the 18th convening of the United Nations climate change negotiations, bangs his gavel against the table, signaling consensus of the hundreds of diplomats from around the world. Gathered in Doha to set the stage for a binding treaty in 2015,

Petroglyphs: Ancient American History in the American Southwest

Petroglyphs: Ancient American History in the American Southwest

One of the greatest untruths about America is that it’s a young nation, that it’s short on history. This is an insult to the cultures that for centuries inhabited this land. While ancient American Indian