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Moleskin Journal

SKI-IN: Iglu-Dorf's 2005 Penthouse

Kit DesLauriers


Moleskine notebooks—smart, black, cardboard-bound, and favored by would-be eccentrics—come in every size, from dilettante to Dostoyevsky. This spring, some will also include city guides to Boston, New York, San Francisco, or Washington. $17;

Peak Performer
Kit DesLauriers, fresh off her pioneeringski descent of Everest, gets back to workteaching freeskiing clinics. Sugar Bowl, California, February 17–18, $700; Teton Yurt Trip, March 8–11, $950;

Icy Hot
The next iteration of the ice palace is much less frigid: private mountaintop igloos. The latest snowyvillage from Iglu-Dorf, started by Swiss snowboard instructor Adrian Günter ten years ago as a way to beat the crowds to the nextmorning's virgin powder, occupies a bench at 5,085 feet on Eggli, near Gstaad, Switzerland. Romance suite—with bedroom, bath, and hot-tub igloos—from $420 per person, including meals and guaranteed first tracks.

Different Strokes
Ten Canoes, Special Jury Prize winner at Cannes 2006 and opening this March, follows stories of Aboriginals through the swamps and villages of Australia's remote Arnhem Land. Follow your own with Venture North's new eight-day Ten Canoes Cultural Odyssey, which will introduce you to the movie's Arafura Swamp, Ramingining settlement, and the locals-turned-movie-stars. May–November. $4,100;

The Ten Worst Adventure-PhotoClichés
Know them. Avoid them.And if you're truly serious about your pictures, take a class with frequent Outside contributor Antonin Kratochvil (see "This Is the War on Terror. Wish You Were Here!," page 74), February 25–March 3 at Santa Fe Workshops. $895;

1. Nalgene swigging
2. Sunsets
3. Boulder hopping
4. Stream crossing
5. Boot soles
6. Coiled-rope throwing
7. Blurry stars
8. Yoga
9. Wading, pack aloft
10. Rainbows

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