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Money Well Spent

Costing about as much as dinner for two, a sno-park permit is a small price to pay for access to more than 45 Washington state sno-parks designated for non-motorized winter recreation.

Skijoring

Skijoring refers to the sport of running dogs (or horses) ahead of a musher on skis. The skier skis, assisting with poles, and the dog(s) pull. Simple? Not on your life.

Hitting the Trail

Hitting the trail, by Brandy Kiger Shreve. Shush, shush, shush. The cross-country skis slip easily through the deeply-grooved tracks on the edge of the trail, and all I hear as I glide along is that momentary brush of the blade against the hard pack snow...

Shredding Ready

    Getting prepared for backcountry skiing By Sam Lozier  Photo by Patrick Kennedy You’ve seen tracks out on Shuksan Arm or read about backcountry skiing in magazines. The...