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Equestrian Skijoring

So you thought Skijoring was for the dogs. Think again.
Skijoring was coined in the 1920's by the Norwegians to mean "ski drive." It is the action of being pulled over snow or ice on skis by a horse, dog or motor vehicle.

 
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Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes

This book ($25) is both a bargain and a goldmine for backcountry skiers looking for the best beta on many of Washington’s best lines. Twenty of the book’s 81 ascents are here in Central Washington-- which gets our geographic relevance to the state's best skiing right. The route information is also top notch. Be aware, however, that we have a confession to make.
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Warren Miller Film - 2014

I attended my first Warren Miller film in high school and the excitement that film generated was palpable. These films were doing that long before I ever saw one and they're still doing it now. Find out more about this year's film, which for many is the official launch of the ski season.

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Snowboarding First Descent

This clip of Terje Haakonsen, the 34-year-old Norwegian snowboarder has been making the rounds. Given our no-snow year and the short supply of skiing news we figured we'd give you look at what the big dogs are doing.

 

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Skiing Update - Mission Opening

Coming this weekend: the new Warren Miller film is showing in Wenatchee on Friday (December 5) and Mission Ridge announces they are open December 6 and 7. Mission Ridge also says uphill travel (skinning) on the current runs is a no-no. Get the details.