Tag: outdoors

Sailing World 2014 College Rankings

Go Catamounts!   The leaders stay on top with some serious mid-rank shuffling in the second poll of Fall, 2014. Vermont moves up six slots, Dartmouth falls back three, Charleston moves up to second place behind Yale, and Middlebury is…

The Bog

The wondrous wetlands of Pruth Bay… As I paddle out into the morning fog of Pruth Bay, I can’t imagine a better way to commute to work. Alongside me are my two research assistants, Julia and Owen, with big smiles…

Smart Phone, Smart Hiker? Backcountry Apps

I just downloaded a mountain identifier…   The powers (and pitfalls) of backcountry apps. AMC Outdoors, November/December 2013 Smartphones and tablets—and the powerful apps they support—have the potential to enhance the convenience and enjoyment of spending time outdoors. But let’s…

More Than a Pretty Face

Lynsey Dyer ski film Pretty Faces

An inside look at Lynsey Dyer’s upcoming ski film, ‘Pretty Faces’… Lynsey Dyer spent the last year contacting production companies to collect all the footage she could find of female skiers that was left on the cutting room floor. In…