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Wilder-cred

Field Notes Wilder-Cred A good day outdoors is the one that brings joy. Leah Carlburg I love to get outside. I started to say that I love adventure. But really, I do not love adventure as I will describe in this essay. I love to smell the woods and feel the sun and...

The Agony of Feet

Field Notes The Agony of The Feet (And Everything Else About Skiing that Makes My Kids Cry) Squats will not help you prepare for a ski season with kids. KATIE CANTRELL T he angst of ski season really begins in October, when I have to convince my kids to try on last...

Quarantine Me Forever

Field Notes Quarantine Me Forever Mountain diehard Phil Grove reflects on a ski season that went on long after the lifts shut down.   PHIL GROVE S kiing in Whitefish isn’t exactly known for its early season conditions. Sure, great days can happen, but most of the...