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  • The day they close the pass

    As mountain towns get more accessible and lively, even in midwinter, the author relishes the way his tiny, remote town slows to a stop once the mountain pass highway is closed for the season

  • A hard winter makes you think

    Rhonda Claridge describes a hard winter in the high mountains and points out that one seldom-acknowledged effect of climate change could be harder winters in some parts of the world.

  • The Tao of Pow: Learning to love winter

    The Tao of Pow: Learning to love winter

    A newcomer to Utah learns to love winter with the help of snowshoes.

  • Winter Prayer

    Snowshoeing alone at night in the forest, a woman thinks – and prays – about the friends she loves, and the families they worry about.

  • A beautiful ode to a melting earth

    Gretel Ehrlich’s recent book, The Future of Ice: A Journey Into Cold, is an intimate "ode and lament" on global warming and the end of winter

  • Plenty of wood in the pile

    Plenty of wood in the pile

    Nothing says "security" like kind neighbors and a nice big woodpile for the winter.

  • It’s time 23,000 elk got off the dole

    It’s time 23,000 elk got off the dole

    Wyoming needs to stop feeding elk in winter in order to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease.

  • Let me tell you about a real winter

    Let me tell you about a real winter

    A Wyoming rancher remembers the winter of 1979 -- what it was like tending cattle at 52 below zero.

  • Enough winter already

    Hal Walter has shoveled his heart out this winter, and he’s tired of it.

  • A hard winter makes you think

    Rhonda Claridge describes a hard winter in the high mountains, and points out that one seldom-acknowledged effect of climate change could be harder winters in some parts of the world.

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