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Canine Connection

I clipped the tether into my dog’s harness and then onto my own waist belt, pointed my skis down the snow-packed road and yelled, with gusto, “Mush!” A Malamute, this dog was bred for pulling freight through the snow. I’m…

Winter Wonderland

Many people would agree that Yellowstone is at its best in the winter. With a blanket of fluffy white snow draped over lodgepoles, ice appearing and disappearing in the creeks and otherworldly geysers shooting steam and water straight into the…

The Great Escape

Lone Mountain Ranch Nordic Center has 80 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails, and Hans Schernthaner has skied them all. In one outing. “I thought it would be a real challenge to ski them all in one day,” Schernthaner recalls.…

Suspicious Travelers

A statement from the 1907 U.S. Army’s Rules, Regulations and Instructions for soldiers and scouts on duty in Yellowstone warns, “All persons traveling through the park from October 1 to June 1 should be regarded with suspicion.” Who besides poachers…

Art Walks (Notebook)

It’s not just the mojitos that draw me into b. Civilized on a hot end-of-summer night. Other art galleries serve wine and beer, both of which are totally adequate, but those mojitos sure are yummy. Then there are the people.…