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Articles written by Molly Absolon

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Living With Grizzlies as Neighbors

When I was working with a Kenyan outdoor instructor in Wyoming's Wind River Range a couple of decades ago, he surprised me one day by saying, "Hiking here feels like a walk in the park." With armed...


How Do You You-Know-What in the Woods?

Poop talk makes everybody fidget and giggle uncomfortably. We like our poop to disappear. We want shiny white porcelain toilets and privacy. But how do you cope when you’re in the woods behind a tree? When I took my first course at the National...


A Close Encounter with Wolves and Fear

This summer, three of us were hiking in Alaska’s western Brooks Range when we encountered a pack of eight wolves. We were far from any help when they moved toward us, paused, and then disappeared behind a low ridge. When they re-emerged seconds...

 By Molly Absolon    Sports    March 31, 2021

Dying For Powder

Sometimes you hear a crack or a roar. More often the first sign is snow shifting around your feet. The snow starts in a slab and then breaks into blocks that knock you off your skis, careening down in a slide moving as fast as 60-80 mph. If you’re...


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