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March, 2014

NW Cyclist: 2014 Cycling Gear Review

March 31, 2014

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Bike gear to keep your wheels turning!

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Health Nut: Get to the core of cycling posture

March 31, 2014

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Not only is good posture a sign of confidence and a great way to let a would-be attacker know you are not easy prey

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NW Cyclist: Buzz Book Reviews

March 31, 2014

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Cycling Sojourner, Pedal Portland: 25 Easy Rides, Tour de France 100

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NW Cyclist: Outdoors News Briefs for Spring 2014

March 31, 2014

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Big Finn Hill Park Trails Plan Underway, New Bike Shares Coming, Snohomish Centennial Trail Open, 11th Annual RAPSody Ride

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NW Cyclist: News Briefs – Cycling Advocacy Organizations

March 31, 2014

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“Dear Motorist” Safety Campaign, Washington Bikes, Washington Best Bike State, New Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance Chapter, PeopleForBikes Partners with Retailers, Susie Stephens Scholarships

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Editor’s Note: What are you training for?

March 28, 2014

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One of the cool things about working at OutdoorsNW is that our office is a hub of event news and enthusiasm.

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New Routes, Orange Buildings for Obliteride 2014

March 26, 2014

Orange-clad cyclists raise funds and awareness in the fight to end cancer at the inaugural Obliteride in 2013.

Obliteride is back for its second year of cycling and festivities to help researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Organic Farms Tour in Mount Vernon

March 26, 2014

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When was the last time you stopped into Mount Vernon, Wash., to enjoy a meal or get some fresh air?

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Sports Medicine: Core Stability Training for the Cyclist? You Bet!

March 24, 2014

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As the winter drags on, those of us who prefer two wheels to two planks start thinking again of bicycling outside.

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Tales from the Lift Line X: Letting Them Run

March 20, 2014

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“Your skis want to run,” said Michael as I sat in the snow digging my ski free so I could stand up again. “You’re holding them back.”

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Crystal’s Damaged High Campbell Chairlifts

March 20, 2014

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A large wall of snow that resulted from a routine blast knocked the High Campbell chairlifts out of commission.

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Spring Pond Skimming

March 20, 2014

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It’s just about time to gear up in your finest costumes, colorful regalia or teeny bikini to take a pond skimming challenge.

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King County Parks Launches Photo Contest

March 19, 2014

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King County Parks launches contest for the best photo taken on its regional trail system.

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Tales from the Lift Line IX: Nickels and Dimes Part II

March 13, 2014

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Next to lift tickets, the biggest skiing expense is keeping growing kids in gear.

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Sports Medicine: Ski Strong Fit Tip Single Leg Squats

March 12, 2014

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  Skiing makes winter worthwhile! Can you think of a better way to spend a winter day than on the mountain? Face it, if you live in an area where it snows and you’re not playing in it then it’s just a lot of work . . .   >> Click here to download a [...]

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Editor’s Note: Getting avy savvy with a backcountry dummy

March 11, 2014

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The sun was sinking into the valley when my two friends and I pulled up to the Mt. Baker Lodge for the final fieldtrip of our AIARE Level I avalanche course.

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Writer Spotlight: Amy Whitley

March 7, 2014

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Meet Amy Whitley, the writer extraordinaire behind our NW Kids column.

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Tales from the Lift Line VIII: Nickels and Dimes

March 6, 2014

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Unfortunately, with any kid’s plans to “do this for the rest of my life” comes a problem that all skiing families face: Sticker Shock.

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Gov. Inslee Creates Outdoor Task Force

March 5, 2014

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Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order on Feb. 19 to create a blue ribbon task force to help solve some of the major challenges

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Safety in Deep Snow

March 5, 2014

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It was a slow start to winter for many Washington snow resorts, but you would never know it if you’ve been up to play in the last week.

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Win Prizes for Sidecountry Safety Videos

March 5, 2014

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Avalanche safety organizations in the U.S. and Canadian have partnered to invite skiers and snowboarders to create a four-minute video

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Dog Sled Tours at Big White

March 4, 2014

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The first thing I did after I arrived at Big White Dog Sled Tours in the heart of the Okanagan range above Kelowna BC was greet 30 plus wagging, yelping, enthusiastic dogs.

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NWAC: Be avalanche savvy!

March 3, 2014

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Check out the Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) Web site for information on avalanche safety

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