Friday Dec 6
Ontario Special Olympics coming to town in 2015
Special Olympians, coaches and officials pose for a photo after Friday morning's press conference announcing the event./MARK PARE PHOTO The 2015 Ontario Special Olympics Winter Games has officially been announced, as North Bay will play host to the best in the province for the first time.
Friday Dec 6
Pique News Magazine
Whistler Olympic Park to open Dec.7 for Nordic skiers
TRAILS OPEN: A limited number of trails are ready for Nordic skiers in the Callaghan, which will open for the season Dec.7. There isn't enough snow in the woods for snowshoeing yet, but the toboggan hill is open for family fun.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cross-country skiing with your dog
Everybody loves snow - so do our dogs! Next time you go cross-country skiing take your pooch with you: husky, Lab, Dachshund, any dog breed can participate, no snow-related DNA or experience needed.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Winnipeg Free Press
Vancouver's winter food festival includes an apres-snowshoe fondue
A guided one-hour snowshoe tour on Grouse Mountain trails is among new additions to this year's 17-day wintertime food festival, Dine Out Vancouver.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
British Columbia's Whistler beyond the slope
A WHISTLER SUMMER: A bicyclist and walkers travel a short boardwalk portion of the Valley Trail in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
The Greenville News
Family fun on the slopes of North Carolina's High Country
Skiing, skating, tubing and snowboarding: North Carolina's High Country offers on-mountain thrills for the entire family.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
North County Public Radio
Adirondack outdoor conditions this weekend
One North Country athlete has locked in his place at the Russian Winter Olympics that open in February.
Peninsula Daily News
Hurricane Ridge Road begins winter schedule
Although the ground is brown and barren at Hurricane Ridge, the road to the popular winter playground south of Port Angeles begins its winter season today.
New enhancements kick off season
The Dakota Ridge 2013/14 season is scheduled to begin Dec. 15, and if you take advantage before then, you can save 10 per cent on your season passes.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Outdoors Calendar: Last-minute sign-ups welcome for Turkey Trot
It's $60 for the untimed 2-mile walk/run or for the 10K run around the Sparks Marina, which has become a Thanksgiving tradition.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Panoramic pastime: Snowshoeing Hurricane Ridge this winter
There's no learning curve, no expensive equipment and no lift ticket. Even better - anyone can do it, regardless of age or fitness level.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Enjoy the great outdoors on turkey day
If you want to skip the tryptophan-induced visit to slumberland, take the family and relatives to Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park.
Olympic National Park's winter offers delightful contrast to its busy summer
Winter offers a wide variety of opportunities for visitors to Olympic National Park , the largest national park in the Pacific Northwest and the one that gives moss-eared locals the most opportunities to get out and enjoy the region with all the challenges, thrills and excitement of full-on winter.
Wherea s my snow? Aspen's point man...
Auden Schendler has the somewhat daunting title of Vice President, Sustainability for Aspen Skiing Company.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
California Game and Fish
Top 5 Big Game Hunting Trips in the U.S.
The U.S. is home to some of the most exceptional big game animals, from 900-pound grizzlies to bison weighing over half a ton.
The Modesto Bee
British Columbia's Whistler beyond the slopes
I was skiing in a world of white-out, high up on British Columbia's Blackcomb mountain.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Where to get out and about this turkey day
There are a number of outdoors-related options if you are looking for something different to do this Thanksgiving holiday.
Olympic facilities make switch to winter schedule
Operations at Olympic National Park are switching to a winter schedule, even as park managers keep a wary eye on funding.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Olympic National Park
Winter Services Announced for 2013-14
Winter offers a wide variety of opportunities for visitors to Olympic National Park.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Nordic season set to kick off
The Nordic season is about to begin! Whistler Olympic Park's official opening day is Thursday, Nov. 28. Depending on the snow situation, trails might be open earlier .