Archives for the ‘Outdoor Adventure’ Category

Biking to the Four Faces Biking to the Four Faces By | Dec 12th, 2008 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Two of the Black Hills greatest features – arguably — are Mount Rushmore and the Mickelson Trial. Under a new plan under study by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks, the two would be joined by an 8-mile connector trail. There aren’t a lot of details yet. Wyss & Associates, a Rapid […]
Just Like Frosting. But Colder. And Better for Sledding. Just Like Frosting. But Colder. And Better for Sledding. By | Dec 10th, 2008 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Remember oobleck? No, not the non-Newtonian fluid. The Dr. Seuss-invented kind of weather. It goes something like this: once upon a time, a king got tired of rain and snow and sleet – boring weather – and had his magicians invent oobleck, a sticky green glob that fell from the heavens and caused havoc. There […]
Blizzards and Happy Helplessness Blizzards and Happy Helplessness By | Dec 10th, 2008 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Frankly, those of us who live year-around in the Black Hills secretly love a good blizzard. Of course, travel is difficult. Highways shut down. Airports shut down. Even a quick trip to the grocery store becomes impossible. (Stock up on coffee, just in case.)  Shoveling away 3-foot snowdrifts from your driveway can turn you into […]
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