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Grand Marais in race to be named America's 'Best Town'

Calling all Minnesotans: Grand Marais needs your help to be named America’s “Best Town.”

Outside Magazine’s annual contest to name the best town in the country is down to the quarter-final stage and Grand Marais is Minnesota’s only representative in the running. 190 more words


Body of Deceased Climbing Legend Alex Lowe Discovered On Shishapangma

Some people said that climbing with Alex Lowe was “cheating.” However, when Lowe and climbing partner and cameraman, David Bridges disappeared on Tibet’s 26,289′ Shishapangma back in October of 1999, the climbing community was left without a hero to bury. 254 more words

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Is El Niño Over? Not By a Long Shot

Outside Online  |  Published April 28, 2016  |  Full Article: Is El Niño Over? Not By a Long Shot

“Don’t count it out yet,” Klaus Wolter, a research scientist at CU Boulder and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association’s… 76 more words

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The Secret Life of Guides

This fantastic article – The Secret Life of Guides, was published in Outside last year.  I am sure some of our graduates can relate to some of these scenarios: 64 more words

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Psychological Safety & High Performance

This article stopped me cold. It explains so much about the different teams I’ve been on (sports, professional, faith-based) and why some worked, others didn’t, and some fell apart mid-course. 460 more words


Outside: Trying to walk away from Everest

Chek out this very well done article that brings up a few interesting elements about the pros and cons of commercial exploration. For this mountaineering veteran, walking away from Everest might prove to be more challenging than climbing it…at least in his head. 39 more words

Writing That Works.

Diversity Will Grow Fly Fishing

Fly fishing, like a great many other sports has long been elite, predominantly enjoyed by white men, middle to upper class folk, who have the wherewithal to travel to remote places where trout live and afford the many items of gear necessary to experience the sport. 1,236 more words