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Tales from the Lift Line X: Letting Them Run

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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