Aching for a new fitness challenge, Thomas Reynolds’ curiosity was piqued when he heard about an obstacle course race called the Spartan Beast.
Seeing towering clouds of smoke rise in the heat of the day and hoping the wind doesn’t send that massive plume in your direction keeps you on high alert. But preparing yourself for the day fire grabs you by the throat and threatens your life and home is essential for survival.
Ron Lopez attributes his love of bagpipe music to genetics. “Playing a Great Highland bagpipe is in my DNA,” he said. “For some reason, I’ve always been attracted to Scottish and Irish music. It just got into my soul.”
Nordic skiing provides refreshing outdoor exercise for improving balance and strength. If you’re new to the sport, cross-country skiing on a groomed Nordic trail is a gentle way to try this low-impact aerobic workout in crisp, snow-covered settings.
The Duck Valley Reservation is home to the Western Shoshone and Northern Paiute Tribes. The reservation is unique in that it splits in half between Idaho and Nevada. The walkway leading to tribal headquarters is on the state line, the 42nd parallel.
Yes, Yellowstone Park in winter is cold. It’s snowy, and the roads are mostly closed to vehicles; however, people still visit, and they discover a wonderland sparkling, fresh, and breathtakingly different from other seasons.