Winter

Skeleton – Men’s Heats 1 & 2 | Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Daily Report – Highlights from the Sanki Sliding Centre of the first two runs of the Men’s Skeleton event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

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Snowshoes- Rugged winter hiking is impossible without them

I go snowshoeing with my uncle and we discuss the different styles of snowshoes and their uses. Without them, we wouldn’t have been able to reach the snowy interior of the bush.

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Funny Sled Fails | AFV Funniest Winter Fails Compilation

Everyone remembers their first sled ride! The cold air, that extra padded heavy #winter jacket you wear only a few times a year, that “sled” that Mom may or may not use when she does laundry… who could possibly forget? Especially those epic #fails when the laundry basket, we mean, sled doesn’t quite cut it, […]

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The Best Winter Jackets for Outdoor Sports

Winter cold and wind call for a serviceable jacket. But picking the right model depends on the activity you’ll be using it for. For this test, we evaluated more than 100 men’s and women’s jackets built for resort riding, backcountry exploration, running, and nordic skiing. The Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Down was our top choice for […]

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The Best Winter Skin Care, Tested

  One of my all-time favorite pieces of outdoor jargon is the term “bacon face.” It describes what happens to your mug when you don’t lube up before a long day skiing in the mountains. And it’s only a slight exaggeration. As anyone who has had their face whipped by the wind can attest, your cheeks and […]

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‘Snowfarmers’: The Creators of Winter

Snowfarmers, from filmmaker Adam Carboni, features a small ski hill named Plattekill in New York where snowmaking is the lifeblood of its success. The film illustrates how warmer winters are creating a crisis for its snowmakers.

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