Outdoor escapes can create inner-peace during holiday madness – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune
Outdoor escapes can create inner-peace during holiday madness
Chicago Tribune
Do you want to be alone? No offense to the holiday season, or to anyone's nearest and dearest. It's been grand being surrounded by festive crowds of people for weeks on end. But at this point, maybe you need a break. If you are yearning to pull a Greta ...

Teens to Trails awards grants to outing clubs in 18 schools – Bangor Daily News

Teens to Trails awards grants to outing clubs in 18 schools
Bangor Daily News
Posted Dec. 24, 2012, at 2:58 p.m.. EDGECOMB, Maine — Teens To Trails, an organization focused on engaging Maine teens through outdoor activities, has awarded 18 grants to high school outing clubs across the state, including four that are brand-new.

Snowshoeing conditions ideal at Mount Spokane – The Spokesman Review (blog)

Snowshoeing conditions ideal at Mount Spokane
The Spokesman Review (blog)
Rich Landers – hunter, animal lover, hiker, paddler, angler, naturalist and conservationist – has been covering the outdoors beat for more than three decades. His versatility and field research as a trails and waterways guidebook author help him ...

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The Great Outdoors: When nature disappoints, let your mind’s eye wander – Elmira Star-Gazette

The Great Outdoors: When nature disappoints, let your mind's eye wander
Elmira Star-Gazette
It looked blue, it looked wet, it looked just like the desert — a lake without one single duck. Not that it wasn't pretty, with a soft breeze, blue sky and the gentlest of waves slapping shore. But the object this day was to see some webbed feet ...

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