5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe in the Outdoors

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While taking my three nephews on a hike, I asked them what to do if they got lost. Much to my utter shock and terror, they replied, “run around to look for help.” I had figured these smart and capable boys, the oldest around twelve, would know the most basic safety rule to follow. I learned a valuable lesson that day.

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5 Common Mistakes Parents Make Teaching Kids to Ski

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As a ski instructor, I have a first row seat to parents teaching their kids to ski and the chaos that entails. I also get a lot of those same kids the next day when the parents realize they’re in over their heads. Even if you intend to put your kids in ski school for most days, these ski tips will help the time they ski with you.

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Top Nine Wildflowers in Utah and the Greater Rockies

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Wildflowers growing at high elevations have short seasons to grow but a wide variety of ways to show off. Some, like the aptly named Avalanche Lilly, even extend their blooming season by producing heat to melt off the last remaining snow around them to extend that season. Click here to see more detailed descriptions.

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