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January, 2012

Weekender: North Cascades Basecamp

January 30, 2012


Weekender. There’s a long list of reasons that guests flock to the North Cascades Basecamp in Mazama in the winter. It has the best snow in the Methow Valley, cozy accommodations, delicious locally produced meals and natural beauty in every direction.

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Find Virtual Workout Buddies via Twitter

January 24, 2012


Today, a growing number of fitness enthusiasts are finding comrades-in-arms via Twitter. Thanks to the social media giant, it’s easy to connect with folks who also want to swoon about the latest bike component or debate the best training schedules . . .

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CrossFit Gyms

January 20, 2012


The Level 4 CrossFit Seattle doesn’t look like your typical gym. In the sprawling warehouse-style space in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, no loud music assaults your ears. There are no elliptical trainers, treadmills, or Nautilus machines.

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Sports Medicine: Preparing for Winter Snowshoe Fun

January 12, 2012


With a forecast for lots of snow in the mountains this season, it’s time to strap on the snowshoes and play. Snowshoeing can be an excellent activity for individuals of all physical abilities and fitness levels.

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January 24, 2012 Buzz: Outdoors News Shorts

January 11, 2012

Torin Koos photo

Leavenworth has even more reason to be proud of hometown Nordic ski hero Torin Koos. On the opening day of the U.S. Cross Country Championships at Black Mountain, Maine, in early January, he won the title for freestyle sprint . . . Also: Tubbs Romp to Stomp, and Hurricane Ridge open seven days a week.

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