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4 Trail Snacks That Actually Taste Good – Gym Fitness Article

4 Trail Snacks That Actually Taste Good I love snacking. I firmly believe it’s one of the greatest joys in life aside from a walk-on tram or and a double-digit storm report. I live by the mantra that lunch starts when you put your skis on and ends when dinner’s ready. On a big day in the mountains, it’s seemingly impossible to keep up with the number of calories required to haul ourselves uphill, and I always find myself scrambling…

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Faction Athletes Go to Switzerland to Ski the Steepest Lines of Their Lives – Gym Fitness Article

Faction Athletes Go to Switzerland to Ski the Steepest Lines of Their Lives When Faction released “The Collective” last fall, it surprised us—we expected the bevy of park shots and dub 10s, and they definitely delivered, but what really turned our heads were the staggering big mountain lines that Swiss skier Sam Anthamattan tackled. So when Faction rereleased a POV segment of Anthamatten dragging Wasatch young gun Andrew Pollard up some of his native steeps, we were psyched from the…

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Become a Better Skier Through Rock Climbing This Summer – Gym Fitness Article

Become a Better Skier Through Rock Climbing This Summer When I finally moved west after going to school in a midwestern burb, I did it to ski. This won’t surprise the readers of POWDER, but it surprised most of my friends. Back in college, I wasn’t known as a skier at all. I had meager funds and I wanted to get outside as much as I could. So I picked a cheaper sport. I took up rock climbing in high…

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Should Professional Skiers Also Be Climate Lobbyists? – Gym Fitness Article

Should Professional Skiers Also Be Climate Lobbyists? Amie Engerbretson, 31, started skiing for the camera at the age of 4, scoring the cover of a Squaw Valley brochure. Her father, photographer Jeff Engerbretson, had Amie at age 20, deep into his pro skiing career. He taught her a love of teamwork, communication, and how to create something from skiing she can share. Amie raced on the Squaw Valley ski team near her home in Truckee, California, until she decided to…

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The Best Outdoor Adventure Sports Stories of the Decade – Gym Fitness Article

The Best Outdoor Adventure Sports Stories of the Decade As our lives have become more wired and interconnected, increasingly Uber-ed and Insta-ed and Amazon Primed over the last 10 years, the need to disconnect is only more amplified. Finding the time to get away, and the means to unplug and test oneself in nature: That’s one battle. Finding the reason why is another. Over the last decade, our partners at the Adventure Sports Network Group toiled to provide that guidance,…

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Skiing Horoscopes Just in Time for the New Year – Gym Fitness Article

Skiing Horoscopes Just in Time for the New Year These highly accurate readings are not based on the traditional zodiac, but instead on a way more ancient Alpine astrological system that was recently discovered when a 3,000-year-old wooden constellation chart melted out of the Mer-de-Glace in Chamonix, France. Sign of the Free Heel (October 23-November 21)Famous Free Heelers: Tanner Hall Free your heel and your mind will follow, child of the Telemarkian Constellation. With the passing of the harvest moon…

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