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Still Making 4th of July Plans? How About Skiiing?

Still Making 4th of July Plans? How About Skiiing? June 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Now that the USA has officially crossed over into the warm months of Summer, Americans are spending most of their time making sandcastles, not snowballs. Skiing and snowboarding are still half a year away as far as most Americans are concerned… unless you’re making some late June plans to...

Tea-Apres: Cultivating Ski Culture in Afghanistan

Tea-Apres: Cultivating Ski Culture in Afghanistan May 12, 2010 | Active/Outdoors | Read More
Remember a few years ago when one of those irreverent shirt companies were selling tees that proclaimed “Ski Iraq!”? Sure, the place was a bit of a nightmare back then (not to mention the fact that Iraq doesn’t even have a ski resort,) but it brings up an interesting point. Is there...

Flaik Product Review: Tracking Your Every Move… in a Really Cool Way

Flaik Product Review: Tracking Your Every Move… in a Really Cool Way April 22, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
Most of you have probably never heard of Flaik. So I will answer your first, inevitable questions right now: 1. What in blazes does “Flaik” mean? I have no idea. 2. What on earth is it? The product itself is basically a knee-band that tracks your every move over the course of a day, collecting...

Winter in Yosemite: Why You Should Visit Off-Season

Winter in Yosemite: Why You Should Visit Off-Season December 24, 2009 | Offbeat, Yosemite | Read More
To most, Yosemite National Park is a summer destination… Hiking. Camping. Grassy meadows. Feathery waterfalls. And it’s really a pity, because there are so many reasons to visit Yosemite National Park in the winter. During the off-season in Yosemite, it’s not uncommon to have this beautiful...

Ski Bunnies beware: A gear junkie gets serious about the Rossignol S7 Caballero

Ski Bunnies beware: A gear junkie gets serious about the Rossignol S7 Caballero January 14, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Tyler is a resident gear junkie at NileGuide. Have a question about travel gear? Shoot the gear junkies an email at gearjunkies@nileguide.com. Here is his first junkie review of a great new series of skis from Rossignol – now let’s just hope for some snow! Rossignol S7 Caballero Rossignol...
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