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“Telemark” is Norwegian for “I Can’t Afford Real Skis”

“Free your heel and your mind will follow,” is what the telemarkers say.  Actually, they have many pithy sayings including “Randonee is French for ‘I can’t tele.‘”. The backcountry skiing bug has bitten me a lot more gradually than most … Continue reading

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Deseret Quartet

Once again, I threw my professional cares to the wind, picked a pair of beat-out running shoes I wanted to destroy, crammed the trusty dad-mobile to the roof with camping gear, and headed west. Last year’s eye-opening Spring Break trip proved … Continue reading

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What’s going on here?

Hi.  I’m Charles and I’m a wilderness addict. I don’t particularly care how I get my fix: rock climbing, trail running, backcountry skiing, hiking, whatever you’ve got.  I’m not particularly skilled in any of these areas; I like to think … Continue reading

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