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here we go again

Conditions report for Cooke City: new snow, stable snowpack, town is empty. Let’s go. Advertisements

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Ten minutes

Tonight my friend Carly told me this journal has become too much a dumping site for photos and videos, which she sees as ‘double dipping’ from work. She said it’s going downhill because I have not done enough writing—or more … Continue reading

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Spring treasures

Nick has been cleaning the yard. But before he started, I took a few pics of the treasures the dogs dragged in over the winter… four soccer balls, an Elmo toy, and a bunch of other unidentifiable, colorful plastic stuff.

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Bliss in the Batholith

Pics from this weekend — great crew climbing and camping in the Montana Desert.

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A Bear’s Kiss and Another Last Day (video)

Well, I can’t go spring skiing this year due to another knee surgery, but the season is here, so instead I made a project from a classic day a few years ago, outside of Cooke City: (music from Pterodactyl Plains) … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day: welcome to your National Forests

On Valentine’s Day, six of us snowmobiled up to the Garnet Mountain Forest Service Cabin to spend the night. The building is an old fire lookout on top of the mountain, with windows on all aspects–truly a room with a … Continue reading

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Heroes Never Die

A few weeks ago, I dug out an old voice recorder for an interview and turned it on while I was driving. Shane McConkey’s voice came out of the device: “This wingsuit is probably going to be too big.” My heart jumped. His … Continue reading

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Desk Jockey

Well, I’ve been working. And there was some snowmobiling, some backcountry powder skiing, and a death-defying, high-speed, bramble-filled ski-luge. But because I forgot my computer, ahem, I mean my camera, when we went ski touring, here are some sweet pictures … Continue reading

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Vermont wild things

My brother Andrew and I went nordic skiing together yesterday at Bolton Valley — not much has changed. We also saw a dromedary and a donkey on the way from our house in Essex to Bolton, on Route 2. Camels–which have … Continue reading

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A higher consciousness

Yesterday, on the way from Bozeman to Burlington, I logged quality time in the Denver and Chicago airports. As such, I am now a little more up to date on women’s winter style. Floopy, long shirts, fur-lined collars, stretchy pants … Continue reading

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