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Spring fever

Help my little family enjoy spending time outside with two feet of snow on the ground. [more inside]
posted by anastasiav on Feb 24, 2014 - 10 answers

Spring and Fall Games

There are summer and winter versions of big sports events such as the Olympics and the X Games. Are there spring and fall-based sporting events too? If not, why not? Are there any sports that are specially seasonal outside summer/winter?
posted by divabat on Feb 10, 2014 - 10 answers

What's the best viewer reference for the 2014 Winter Olympics?

Last Olympics there was an FPP linking to a thorough Olympics prospectus. Among other things, it has a condensed three-event-a-day set of viewing recommendations, a per-sport set of athletes and countries to keep an eye on, and bunches of athlete and sport context sprinkled throughout for flavor. I loved being able to tune in to a random event, pull up the prospectus, and quickly find a few sentences/a paragraph that gave me the gist of the narrative/context for that event. Is there an equivalent this year? Failing that, what are other good resources for Olympics viewers this year?
posted by jdherg on Feb 5, 2014 - 1 answer

Looking for tips & online sources for warm winter sport pants

Flannel lined sports pants: recommends & where to order them online? [more inside]
posted by 3mendo on Nov 5, 2010 - 5 answers

Where is the best XC skiing within 6 or so hours of NYC?

Where is the best XC skiing within 6 or so hours of NYC? Also, where to go for the most awesome wintry outdoor/nature activities in general, in that region, without spending a fortune? [more inside]
posted by Ashley801 on Jan 29, 2010 - 5 answers

Winter runners (or x-country skiiers, snowshoe-ers, etc.): what do you use for hydration when outside in freezing temperatures?

Winter runners (or x-country skiiers, snowshoe-ers, etc.): what do you use for hydration when outside in freezing temperatures? [more inside]
posted by Kurichina on Dec 8, 2009 - 16 answers

Snowshoeing, skating, or skiing for n00bs

How can two oldsters, two college students, and a 15-year-old boy have fun in the snow or on the ice? My 21-year-old nephew and his girlfriend are coming to stay with me, my wife, and son in the Denver area right after New Year's. We'd like to take them to the mountains for a day trip or possibly overnight, but we're totally lame and don't know how to ski or skate. They probably know how to skate, but I don't think they ski. What would be fun and easy to learn? [more inside]
posted by lukemeister on Dec 26, 2008 - 11 answers

Exercise in the Winter in the Windy City.

[ChicagoFilter] Any suggestions for group winter workouts/sports? I have absolutely no motivation to work out alone and I'm trying to avoid joining a gym this winter. (I bike to work in the summer.) I'd like some structured workouts and/or activities to both meet people and get the heart rate up. Any suggestions?
posted by moooshy on Sep 21, 2007 - 6 answers

Where should I ski/stay in Quebec?

I'm thinking about taking a ski vacation in Quebec sometime in February. Looking for advice. [more inside]
posted by TurkishGolds on Jan 12, 2006 - 8 answers

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