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Dec 21, 2014
Resident Rainbows
in ALASKA WEST
fly fishing
One of the reasons many of our guests join us each season at Alaska West is to catch some of these. Big Alaskan leopard rainbow trout.

Not only are they super pretty and extremely aggressive towards mouse flies, but they also reach sizes rivaling that of some summer steelhead. Except they stay in our river all year long, and we think thatís pretty cool. More info...

Dec 21, 2014
Snow Canoeing!
Ashville, NC

Frozen water from the sky provides an opportunity to break out the wrong season's gear and see what happens - winter weather is not going to get these Asheville, NC natives down.

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Dec 20, 2014
Wax your board, Aspen Snowmass expands to 4100 acres of open terrain on Saturday
BY JENS HEIG
snow boarding


Photo: Seth Beckton
Aspen Snowmass is on track to open 4,100 acres of terrain Saturday, Dec. 20 across the four peaks of Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk owing to the recent storm cycle that brought up to 21 inches of snow in the past seven days.

Rich Burkley, Vice President of Mountain Operations for Aspen Skiing Company states, ďAspen Mountain will be over 90% open and patrol is working on the last pockets of the Glades and Jackpot. At Highlands, more expert terrain will join the already open Highland Bowl including Childís Play and Moment Chutes. The Tiehack Chair enters service for the season providing access to lower portions of Racerís Edge, Javeline, Tiehack Trail and Sternerís Gulch.Ē More info...


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