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How Thick Should Ice Be to Safely Ice Fish?

While some ice anglers have hard-and-fast rules about how many inches thick the ice should be to make it safe to fish – the reality is, no ice is truly safe ice and any journey across it comes with its own risks. Note that safety [...]

April, 05, 2021 - Squamish, BC, CAN: A male ski mountaineer stands on top of Anif mountain and looks out at a dramatic view of the surrounding mountains and deep valleys far bellow.

This Weekend: New England Snow and Conditions Report

01/27/2023-01/29/2023 If you’re hitting the slopes this weekend, make sure you know where the pow is best! Vermont Bolton Valley Bromley Mountain Burke Mountain Jay Peak Killington Resort Mad River Glen Magic Mountain Mount Snow Okemo Mountain Resort Pico Mountain Smugglers’ Notch Resort Stowe Mountain [...]

Photo taken in Matrei In Osttirol, Austria

Could Lasers Be Used to Prevent Deadly Lightning Strikes?

Do you know that song about catching lightning in a bottle? Well, with this space-age new tech, the idea might not be so far-fetched after all. An international team of scientists has recently used a powerful laser to capture and divert lightning strikes. They tested [...]

A strip of Dry Grass sets Fire to Trees in dry Forest: Forest fire - Aerial drone top view. Forest fire: fire with smoke from the height of a bird flight.

After a Decade of Record Fires, New Wildfire Plan Promises Relief

On January 17, 2023, the Biden Administration announced a sweeping, multibillion-dollar wildfire plan that could bring much-needed relief to 11 wildfire-prone U.S. states. Over the past 10 years, record-breaking wildfires have swept across the American West, destroying homes and beloved recreation areas alike. The toxic [...]

Empower

How Thick Should Ice Be to Safely Ice Fish?

While some ice anglers have hard-and-fast rules about how many inches thick the ice should be to make it safe to fish – the [...]

Connecticut

This Weekend: New England Snow and Conditions Report

01/27/2023-01/29/2023 If you’re hitting the slopes this weekend, make sure you know where the pow is best! Vermont Bolton Valley Bromley Mountain Burke Mountain [...]

Daily Outdoor

Could Lasers Be Used to Prevent Deadly Lightning Strikes?

Do you know that song about catching lightning in a bottle? Well, with this space-age new tech, the idea might not be so far-fetched [...]

Biden

After a Decade of Record Fires, New Wildfire Plan Promises Relief

On January 17, 2023, the Biden Administration announced a sweeping, multibillion-dollar wildfire plan that could bring much-needed relief to 11 wildfire-prone U.S. states. Over [...]

Emergency Kit

Winter Emergency Kit for the Car: Here’s What Should Be in It

No one ever expects to get a flat or skid off the road. Be prepared in case you ever have to spend hours in [...]

avalanche

How to Survive an Avalanche According to Alaska Avalanche School Director

Winter is exhilarating climbing, ski and snowboard season, but it’s also avalanche season—that time of year when layers of accumulating snow are more likely [...]

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