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"Pizza, dad! Pizza!" Jonas Lamb snowplows and son Oscar points his tips straight down the slope as the two share a learning experience skiing the Sneaky run at Eaglecrest Ski Area on Saturday.
Empire Editorial: Eaglecrest a bracket buster

...influx of winter visitors in future years seeking to find out what the buzz is all about.Eaglecrest may not have the biggest mountains, the most lifts or the variety of luxurious amenities other ski areas and resorts boast, but if we've learned...
Sports Shorts

...from a broad range of involvement in the sport either as racing competitors, freestylers and even as free skiing and big mountain skiers and snowboarders. Rules and nomination forms can be found at or by emailing administrator...
Gear up for new Bond flick with a look back at the action on the slopes

...for the camera, lurching through unconvincing fight scenes, questionable special effects, and really (really) big mountains. There is stupid, and then there is Bond-stupid - wonderful, fun, escapist Bond-stupid. With these movies...

...on top of something and don't feel right about it, I find an alternative solution to get down.When it comes to big mountain steeps, in which do you place more trust: your board or the advice of the heli guide?BH: When filming, guides know...
Fall on the South Fork: Does it get any better?

...hatches are more intense when the sky is overcast. Blue Wing Olives will even bring cutthroats, rainbows and the rivers big mountain whitefish to the surface during a snowstorm. Typically, the best Blue Wing Olive hatches happen in relatively calm...
Augustine shows signs of erupting

...Kenai Peninsula communities are constantly wary of the volcano. "You can't miss it on a clear day. It's just a big mountain," Seville said. "Sometimes it looks like you can reach out and just grab it." Augustine is a stratovolcano, composed...
Rainier climbers find deep snow, amazing beauty

...survival challenges; others do it as training for bigger mountains. And for a few, the motivation is to be the first...mountain in the winter months. Climbers preparing for big mountain expeditions such as Mount McKinley in Alaska - at...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...she posted a thirdplace finish (second junior) in the Western Region Speed Series-Doug Smith Memorial downhill at Big Mountain, Mont. Fischer also has a third-place finish from a National FIS race in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in December. Baseball...
Juneau Empire Story Archive, as the U.S. Alpine nationals continue at Big Mountain Resort. The men's giant slalom is Monday, the women's...Kitzbuehel, Austria, this season. The super-G course at Big Mountain Resort was heavy with turns, and that benefitted a...


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