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  • Utah's low-profile Solitude Mountain Resort

    Utah's low-profile Solitude Mountain Resort
    At last — a ski area suitable for our readers in the federal witness protection program. Solitude Mountain Resort lies about 30 miles from downtown Salt Lake City, tucked into the same Wasatch range that harbors such famed ski destinations as...
  • January 17: Midday Fix - Silent Winter Activities

    January 17: Midday Fix - Silent Winter Activities
    Michigan has a variety 'silent' winter activities for families that can be enjoyed on any budget – from snowshoeing to skiing to ice fishing and skating. Snowshoeing Snowshoes are a great way to explore the winter wonderland. It's inexpensive and a...
  • A grand place on the North Shore of Lake Superior

    A grand place on the North Shore of Lake Superior
    GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Sandwiched between the magnificence of Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains, Grand Marais seems ho-hum. But don't let its disheveled downtown deceive. This is one of the best bases for exploring the North Shore. Stay in a...
  • Cross-Country Skiing In Connecticut

    Some years, Connecticut gets barely enough snow to make a snowball. Other years, when the snow falls fast and deep, there are plenty of opportunities for cross-country skiing. Just a few places in the state offer groomed trails, where machines...
  • Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest

    Happy trails at four cross-country ski destinations in the Pacific Northwest
    SEATTLE — When winter slithers into Seattle, bringing dank darkness, it's easy to hide in the house and yearn for spring. Don't. Instead, head for the snow and go cross-country skiing. Within about a half-day's drive of Seattle are world-class...
  • Lehigh Valley Recreation

    AMUSEMENT PARKS APPLE BLOSSOM VILLAGE, 690 Allegheny Road, Mt. Bethel, 570-897-9050, http://www.appleblossomvillage.com CAMELBEACH MOUNTAIN WATERPARK, P.O. Box 168, Tannersville, 570-629-1661, Voted No.1 water park; 30 water slides, flowrider, pharaoh's...
  • A reality check on skis

    A reality check on skis
    "I really want to try cross-country skiing!" pleaded my daughter as we headed toward the airport ladies' room to change clothes so we could hike to the "M" behind the University of Montana and reward ourselves with sweet potato fries on the "hip strip" in...
  • Sports That Fit Your Type

    Sports That Fit Your Type
    People often mention the size of my thighs back when I was speed-skating competitively, and, gosh, I can't deny it - at one time my thighs measured 27 inches. This feature was an advantage to me in speed skating. Ironically, my long-time professional...
  • Determining Your VO2max

    Determining Your VO2max
    Christine Thorburg, also a physician, came to see my colleague Massimo Testa, M.D., and me after she had knee ligament reconstruction. She'd run cross-country in college and had done some recreational cycling at age 30, but that was about it. She asked us...
  • Lost Trail Lodge: the faint call of the wild

    A white curtain of snow obscured my view of a sparse pine forest and the towering mountains bordering Donner Memorial State Park. The temperature on that January morning had dropped below 30, and the forecast called for one of the biggest snowfalls in...
  • Cross-country skiing in the Methow Valley, Washington

    Cross-country skiing in the Methow Valley, Washington
    Winthrop, Wash. The sign along the Methow Valley Trail is stern: Remove skis before crossing the highway. But civil disobedience is alive and well in Washington state's pastoral Methow, where old-time ranch values meet Left Coast liberalism. Snowy...
  • Snowshoeing down Vermont's Snow Road

    There are two ways to deal with a New England winter: Fight it, try to avoid it, stay indoors as much as possible and complain about it incessantly until it is over. Or give the season a big hug, and play in the snow every minute you can. I had...