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A Beginner's Guide to Snowshoeing (And Why It's Good for You)

From improving heart health to providing a unique and quiet opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors, snowshoeing is the perfect winter pastime.

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15 Insider Vermont Ski Vacation Tips

There are more than 20 ski resorts in the State of Vermont and if you want to plan a vacation here, there are a few things to know first. Check the list, book your trip, pray for snow, and go!

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The Best Ski Area in Summit County, Colorado: Copper, Keystone, A-Basin, Breckenridge, or Loveland?

Want to know the best ski area in Summit County? There are five great ski areas there, but which one is perfect for you? Depending on your skill level, it could be any of the five.

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Yellowstone in Winter

Experience Yellowstone National Park in the winter for snowmobiling, snowshoeing, skiing, photography and wildlife tours, geothermal features, ice-fishing, dog-sledding, biking, ultimate relaxation, and the vacation of a lifetime!

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Making Snowshoes

How to make snowshoes

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Snowshoes, Snowshoeing, Winter Exercise and Calorie Burn

Snowshoeing is a healthy, enjoyable and easy to learn winter sport. In this hub I describe health benefits, give examples of gear and show how this is a great way to see the winter world around you

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Take Your Toddler Ice Skating for the First Time

So, since your child's birth, you've been chomping at the bit to nurture the next Mario Lemieux or Peggy Fleming, or perhaps the very first Peggy Lemieux. Or maybe you just want to share your interest in ice skating with your little one, but you're not sure where to get started.

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The Basics of Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is a fun way to explore the snow covered backcountry. If you ever wondered about how to start walking on snowshoes, getting started is easier than you think.

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The Top 4 Ski Resorts in North Carolina

If you enjoy skiing and cannot travel to the great slopes of Colorodo and Utah, find out what the North Carolina ski resorts can offer you: great prices, excellent slopes, and beautiful accomodations.

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Skiing With Preschoolers for the First Time

Preschoolers will love to ski, as long as their specific needs are kept in mind! Use ski gear meant for preschoolers, such as a ski bib with handles, to help little ones on and off the lift.

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How to Teach a Kid to Snow Ski Using a Harness

Learn how to teach a young child to ski using a ski harness. This article includes pictures and video demonstrations.

Pictures by Audrey Kirchner

Dog-Friendly Winter Sports Trails in Central Oregon

Find dog-friendly winter sports trails in Central Oregon. Take your dogs snowshoeing, skijoring, and sledding.

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How the Best Custom Ski Boots Are Fitted and Why They Are Worth It

This article describes what it's like to have custom ski boots made and where to get them in Lake Tahoe and Whistler.