Ski Camp Gives Kids an Extra Edge
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Ski Camp Gives Kids an Extra Edge

Long before ski race teams meet for the first time on the slopes, young competitors prep for the season. Throughout the year, elite ski racers follow a weight training and exercise regimen to maintain top form. In the weeks preceding opening day at their  home ski resort, teams schedule the ski boot fitting.  But what sets…

Hiking Safety Rules That Save Lives
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Hiking Safety Rules That Save Lives

Getting lost can happen to anyone. Trails disappear, maps are wrong, and injuries happen. What you do BEFORE you even start out on the trail can save your life.  Just to be clear, I’m not talking about seven day, across the Andes hikes. These are hiking safety rules you should follow even for day trips…

Get Out and Hike Vroman’s Nose with Kids
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Get Out and Hike Vroman’s Nose with Kids

It’s hard to miss Vroman’s Nose; the distinctive protuberance is a landmark of Schoharie County. Named after Adam Vroman, a Dutch settler who purchased 1000 acres from the Schoharie Indians in the early 1700s, the mountain rewards the hiker with a spectacular view for very little effort – a winning combination for young hikers. Vroman’s…