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Alpine Adventures: Bunny Slopes, Control, and Pizza

Last Sunday, I hit the slopes for the first time in 12 years. I’ll admit, I was nervous to try skiing again, as I had never even made it past the “bunny” slope as a kid. I’ve been at Colby … Continue reading

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Ain’t That Mountain High Enough?

The talk about altitude the other day made me wonder why some people can handle altitude changes better than others. Evolution very clearly accounts for differences in certain populations, but why do certain individuals feel such prominent side effects of … Continue reading

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