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What’s in Her Pack: Three local pros share the gear they never ski without.

What’s in Her Pack: Three local pros share the gear they never ski without.

Nederland is home to many talented and highly trained ski professionals, including guide and avalanche educator, Eryka Thorley, and alpine researcher, Jen Morse. Each have a number of favorite gear pieces for the backcountry or high-alpine terrain. Though I enjoy time in the backcountry, I log a lot of days inbounds. Currently, I’m an EMSC U14 ski coach, head coach for the Nederland Middle Level Alpine Team, director of the Eldora Women’s Program and organizer of women’s ski weekends such as the Silverton Big Mountain Betty Bash and the Elan Crested Butte Big Mountain Women’s Weekend.
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New Ski Tune…What?!

New Ski Tune…What?!

The skis you bought for this season are still wrapped in plastic and leaning up against a wall in garage.  They look so shiny and so fast!  All you need to do is find some bindings, mount them up and...

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A Lesson in Mountain Biking Enjoyment

A Lesson in Mountain Biking Enjoyment

By Alison Powers When I was 14 years old, I started mountain bike racing. With very little fear, and no sense of self preservation, I crashed- a lot. I loved to ride my bike, loved to get my legs burning and heart...

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