Month: January 2009

Test Your Winter Gnarliness

Here’s the trifecta of winter outdoor mountaineering, courtesy RAA: Revelstoke Alpine Adventures Fills First Avalanche Skills Training Courses, Adds More Avalanche Training, Guided Ski Touring and Waterfall Ice Climbing REVELSTOKE, British Columbia – As the snow continues to fall and the need for avalanche safety and skills training increases, Revelstoke Alpine Adventures (RAA) announces additional …

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Wild And Scenic Rivers Gain Protection Support

How about some good news about protecting rivers? This news comes from American Rivers, the group responsible for the annual Endangered Rivers list: 1,000 miles of rivers in seven states to be protected as Wild and Scenic Thursday, January 15, 2009 Senate passes public lands legislation protecting over 270,000 acres along 82 rivers Washington, DC …

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Benefit For Ally

This is a great day for America–another peaceful transition of power, this time to America’s first African American Commander-in-Chief. In the spirit of President Obama’s national call to service we are happy to make you aware of this fundraiser for a much beloved local yoga teacher who is working hard to recover from breast cancer: …

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Building Jumping

Justin Bennee jumps off the roof of Merlyn’s. // Photo John Waite The snow has melted fast enough that you could be forgiven for forgetting that just a few days ago someone could jump their snowboard off a downtown building without killing themselves. John Waite sent us this reprt: Nike Snowboarder commercial filmed at Merlyn’s …

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