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Fat biking lets riders tame winter by mountain biking through snow

Katrina Clarke | January 27, 2017 | Toronto Star FERNIE, B.C.- I crash face first into the snow for the countless time, mutter an expletive under my breath and let my body sink deeper into the snow. “The path gets easier just up … Continue reading

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Uphill skiing gains traction

Katrina Clarke | Fri., Jan. 27, 2017 | Toronto Star FERNIE, B.C.-I look up at the mountain I’m about to climb and think: chairlifts are for wimps. I’m uptracking, also known as skinning, randonnée, alpine touring, or simply, uphill skiing. To the naked … Continue reading

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What I did on my grown-up family vacation

Katrina Clarke | January 10, 2017 | Toronto Star Wedged in the middle seat between my parents on a flight to Ireland, I turned to my mum and asked to take a look at her guide book. “Oh now you want … Continue reading

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