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Skate Ski Like a Pro
Master winter’s best workout.
Photo School: Group Shot
Nail your crew’s perfect memento.
Trail Chef: Hearty Soups & Stews
Warm up with easy, one-pot meals.
Out Alive: Hanging On
A slip leaves a hiker clinging for her life.
Saved By: Your Socks
Get water, improve traction, and more.
Den Mother: Snow Blindness
Protect your eyes from intense UV.
The Hiker Wish List
Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with these 35 picks.