Summer hikes are all sunny trails and summit picnics. In the winter, that same trek can be riddled with opportunities for freezing, slipping and post-holing in deep snow. But, getting outside in a season that usually has us hunkered down inside can feel liberating and downright serene. The secret to spending less time fighting the elements regardless of the season is the same: better gear.
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Unless 100% of your family or friends is equally obsessed with shredding all day, chances are at least one person spends the majority of the ski trip downing Irish coffees in the lodge. If you want to make everyone happy—and save someone from a monstrous hangover—look at ski towns that offer non-skiing activities to excite and entertain.
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Day hiking in the summer often requires little more than water and a good pair of shoes. Traversing the same trails in the winter is different. It calls for a whole separate set of skills—and gear—to avoid slipping and post-holing. From footwear to yummy snacks, here are some recommendations from professional and ex...
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