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November, 2012

NW SnowSports: Expert Boot Fitting Tips

November 30, 2012


Kyle Fisher knows ski boots. Born and raised in Seattle’s Sunset Hill neighborhood, Fisher grew up in his dad’s ski and bike shop, Alpine Hut. He started selling boots when he was 15 and fitting boots soon after that.

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NW SnowSports: What’s new at the Northwest ski areas?

November 28, 2012


Northwest skiers and boarders, get ready! The weather service predicts a bonanza snowfall again this winter. Check out what’s new at ski areas in western Canada and the five Northwest states.

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NW SnowSports Travel: Alyeska

November 26, 2012


Last February, our family headed to the 49th state to enjoy some downhill, Nordic and the Fur Rondy festivities Anchorage, Alaska is known for. Our flight left Seattle at 8 a.m. and just after lunch that day, we unloaded off Chair 6 at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska, 40 miles south of Anchorage.

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November/December Buzz: Outdoors News Shorts

November 21, 2012


The original 1972 “British Columbia Marathon” course went around Stanley Park five times. There were only 46 entrants. Today, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is considered one of the world’s best destination marathons and at nearly 15,000 runners

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Weekender: Willows Lodge in Woodinville, Washington

November 19, 2012


There are so many great weekend getaways a short drive from Seattle, it’s hard to choose. However, the Willows Lodge in Woodinville has just bumped to the top of our list.

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Winter Running

November 15, 2012


You’re a runner. Winter is approaching. Looks like you’ll be spending a few months on the indoor treadmill. The heck with that. Get off the hamster wheel and get outdoors . . .

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November 15, 2012 Buzz: Outdoors News Shorts

November 15, 2012


Outdoors NW will be entering the Flow State this weekend as the Warren Miller film juggernaut rolls into Seattle. Look for our booth at the Saturday screening at McCaw Hall. Also: A little bit of Idaho in Seattle and Jingle Bell Runs are coming!

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Gear Review: Winter Running Gear

November 15, 2012


Check out these gear reviews from our November/December issue of Outdoors NW magazine to help keep you running through the cold winter months . . .

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Editor’s Note: SNOW Guide

November 13, 2012


For more than 20 years, I only went downhill. On skis, that is. I was a die-hard alpine skier, happily loading on to lifts to take me to the pinnacle of mountains where I would race to the bottom. Then one winter weekend, some friends cajoled me into strapping on some Nordic skis . . .

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Weekender: House on Metolius

November 12, 2012


As an outdoors-loving Oregonian, it shames me to admit that until spending a long weekend hiking and fishing from its shores, I had never heard of the Metolius River or the resort property that shares its name, the House on Metolius

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Escapes: Beachcombing 101

November 8, 2012


Spending time on a sandy or rocky beach, smelling the salty air and listening to the waves crash in the distance often leads to searching nooks and crannies for treasures.

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November 8, 2012 Buzz: Outdoors News Shorts

November 8, 2012


Our November/December issue is here! Get ready for winter! Our November/December issue is out, and it is our best running issue ever. Also: Stevens Pass is a Green Hero, Davidson bike frame winner.

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SNOW Guide: Winterfests

November 7, 2012


Sure, summer usually gets top billing for festivals, fairs and frivolity under the sun. However, winter makes a strong showing this year with lots of Northwest Winter Festivals and Carnivals. Put on your down coats and pull on the snow boots and hit these great winter gatherings.

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Sports Medicine: Getting to the Core of Winter Ski Prep

November 6, 2012


As winter approaches, it is time to get fit for ski and snowboard season! Here are three exercises that will help strengthen your core and legs and improve your coordination.

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NW SnowSports Pick Up Point of the Month: Mini Mountain (see the video!)

November 5, 2012


Our Northwest SnowSports issue is out on the stands! You can get it at our Pickup Point of the Month, Mini Mountain in Bellevue, Wash.

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