Mud is Our March Madness

Note: This article by Susan Ballinger was first published in The Wenatchee World on February 21st, 2014 as a "Culture of Conservation" post within Community Connections. However, muddy trails (especially on nor... Read More...

Battle Scars

Hours after abdominal reconstructive surgery, all doped up on pain pills, I took a "selfie." Battle Scars by Sarah Shaffer A few years back I had fairly extensive surgery. Following the birth of our daughte... Read More...

Backcountry Navigation

This was originally posted in December 14, 2011. Backcountry navigation was the topic for a backcountry ski class.  Listed below are the notes from the session. The links in these notes have good explanations o... Read More...

Winter-Human Powered Commute

  by Charlie Hickenbottom I got my bicycle out this morning for a short ride to the grocery store, and that was a bit of a celebration for me. I had reluctantly put my bike away in early December, when roads ... Read More...

Eastern Vs. Western Ski Resorts

Story by Allison Dappen This story was originally published on 3/3/2008. East vs. West. Do you want to attend college where ‘skiing’ is a euphemism for accessing fields of ice with single chairs? Two ... Read More...

The Scoop on Poop

The Scoop on Poop -- What to do with Waste by Andy Dappen and Matthew Tangeman High-tech, solar-powered luxury latrines - like this one near Longs Peak, Colorado - aren't always so readily available. ... Read More...