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Vermont's Best Ski Resorts
Powder snobs often overlook Vermont's small, friendly skiing, which means more fun for the localsand you. Here's where to get your Green Mountain State fix this winter.
Vermont's Best Ski Resorts: Stowe
Vermont's Best Ski Resorts: Mad River Glen
Vermont's Best Ski Resorts: Killington
Whats the best boot for a Denali summit?
I gearing up to make a Denali summit attempt some time next year and I wondering if my Scarpa Summit GTX boots with a good overboot will be up to the task. I know it is crazy cold up there and I like my toes. What do you think? Kevin Lyndhurst, NJ
What set of walkie-talkies should I get for a three-month trip on Hawaiis Big Island?
Im planning a three-month trip to the Big Island and wanted to have some way to keep in contact with my travel companions. We are thinking about buying a set of walkie talkies. If we purchase these in Ontario will they work in Hawaii? Or do we need to purchase them in Hawaii? Can you suggest the best model to buy? Diane Ontario, Canada
Whats the best altimeter for a winter ascent of Mount Rainier?
Hello, I'm looking to make a winter ascent of Mount Rainier. I need an altimeter. I'm not sure if I should get an altimeter watch (like the Casio Pathfinder) or a GPS (Garmin Oregon 400T, Oregon 300, or Dakota 20). I don't have to worry about the battery problem with the watch. Then again, it's nice to have a GPS, but they only get 14 hours of battery life. The Dakota gets 20. In sub-zero temps, I would need to carry everything in my pockets. Any ideas? Brett Highland Lakes, NJ
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