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Sagebrush of the Foothills

Photo: Big sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata) on left and right intermixed with shrub-steppe flowers. Story by Grace Peven I used to believe only the brave and foolish ventured into the Foothills after a th... Read More...

Cleaning Climbing Skins

  Skin Care - Cleaning Climbing Skins By Andy Dappen It inevitably happens to backcountry skiing skins—the glue, especially on the tails, turns into a mess of dirt, pine needles, and wax, causing the ... Read More...

Pruning on the Go

It's an age of skinny budgets for land agencies to maintain their trails. How do trail users keep trails like this from going feral? Pruning on the Go  by Andy Dappen We live in an era of shrinking bud... Read More...

Goat Do’s & Don’ts

by Andy Dappen "Move really slowly, you guys. I don't want you to scare the goat." Jake had seen the approaching mountain goat first and he was excited about the photo op to come. "I don't think we need t... Read More...

Sports Drink-Make Your Own

Editor's note -- This post was posted in 2012, but with the wave of warm weather comes the need for hydration, and that wave is certainly a-comin' on through. This method for making your own sports drink is... Read More...

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