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Day Trips: Unexpectedly great burger at Grimes Boat Landing

Day Trips: Unexpectedly great burger at Grimes Boat Landing

I had lunch with a bison the other day. Okay, the bison was stuffed, and after lunch, so was I.Lunch was at the Grimes Boat Landing, where I ate the best burger I’d had in a long time. The fixin’s were fresh, the onion was the sweetest I can rememb...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
The Dream Factory ski movie showing in Reno

The Dream Factory, by Teton Gravity Research films will return to the Tahoe area on October 11, 2012 in Reno. The Dream Factory is about heli skiing/riding in the Alaskan Outback, skiing terrain most of us only dream about. The terrain is epic, th...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Lindsey Vonn wants to race with men

Lindsey Vonn wants to race with men

Lindsey Vonn wants to ski against the men this year in competition.  Vonn wrote a letter to the International Ski Federation (FIS), asking that she be allowed to compete against men in the first event of the season. Vonn said her inte...

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Glocal Girl
Back In the US!

Oct 8, 2012
Back In the US!

Three weeks ago, when I had to say goodbye to my family at the airport it was an awful thing to go through. International travel is exhausting enough, but with the still-fresh shock of the 'breast cancer', I was a sight for sore eyes. Obviously, I was ...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Red Bull Rampage insanity on mountain bikes


The free ride, big air mountain bike event called the Red Bull Rampage is going on this weekend in Virgin, Utah.  Fearless riders are challenged with natural terrain and ramps that launch them high in the air with often disastrous landings.

The Rampage began in 2001...

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Woman on Water
Missed Opportunities

Oct 6, 2012
Missed Opportunities

Sometimes things go just right.  Perfect wave, set-up, timing, and execution.Sometimes you make a mistake and get tossed. Other times, you are in the perfect position at the right time but just don't feel it (and chicken out).Other times, you see ...

mamawolfe
Friday Photo: At the Center

Oct 6, 2012
Friday Photo: At the Center

It’s a strange feeling being here right now, at the center.  There’s a certain kind of energy in the air here, right now, where it all began, where it’s all about to happen again.  So many stories to hear, so many stories still yet to unfold.  I stood on the rooftop tonight, looked out...

Budget Travel Adventures
A Costa Rica guide for budget travelers

A Costa Rica guide for budget travelers

The Budget Travel Guides are travel tips to help you save money and enrich your travel experiences.  Many people love beach and island life.  Annabel shares her best Costa Rica travel tips to save money and have the best travel experience. Before moving to Central America we spent a lot of time researching where...

The Fun Junkie
Calaveras Grape Stomp – 10/06/12

Oct 4, 2012
Calaveras Grape Stomp – 10/06/12

These will get your juices flowing!Calaveras Grape StompMurphys, CAIf you've never considered whether this event might be heaven for podophiliacs, maybe now you have.Perhaps second only to that other big Calaveras contest involving frogs, the Grape Sto...

Where2Next? with Allison
W2N? Check It Out! – Talkin on the Forum!

Well the kinks have been worked out and our new Forum is up and running! And here’s a big welcome to our new talkers! Thanks for registering and joining in the conversation. I hope you will keep coming back! As for the rest of you, I hope you wil...

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