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  • Mammoth Lakes Advantages And Disadvantages

    Mammoth Lakes is a beautiful resort town located in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. The town was officially incorporated in 1984, but has been a hub for outdoor recreation since the late 1800’s. It was originally known as Mammoth City a small mining camp founded by the Mammoth Mining Company in 1878. At one time there was over 1,500 people living in the camp, but when the mining company shutdown, only ten people remained. The town remained almost empty up until the early 1900’s when visitors heard…

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  • Ski Patrol Essay

    Ski patrols work in some of the most dangerous conditions faced by first responders. Not only do they face precarious snow conditions en route to emergencies; but they also must carry all their equipment on their backs and perform rescues in below freezing temperatures. Some patrollers are also trained to rescue individual’s off chairlifts if necessary. On top of the already difficult job of rescuing injured skiers, patrollers also monitor trail conditions, and provide skiers with opportunities…

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  • Personal Narrative: Mistakes Of My First Time Skiing

    the top of the ski lift, I hesitated. The “bunny hill” seemed more intimidating than its name. The ground and the ski lodge seemed miles away, tucked behind the pine trees, and the slope descended in twists and turns. Concerned, I turned to my mom. “So...do I just jump?” I knew how difficult it was to walk in the ski boots, and I could not imagine how to get off the moving chair. She shook her head, glancing at the couple in front of us. “No, it looks like you just put your skis on the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Broken Leg

    turn the jet ski 180 degrees. It didn’t really work, when we turned we hit a wake halfway through and my dad and I flew off the jet ski. When we hit the water it felt like hitting solid cement. I went underwater and I thought I was drowning even though I had a life jacket on. I had a very sharp pain in my leg. I came up and yelled at my dad, “My leg is broke my leg is broke”, He yelled back “it is not you probably just pulled a muscle”. My dad didn’t hook the safety strap so the jet ski was…

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  • Eddie The Eagle Essay

    who, in 1988, became the first ski jumper to represent Great Britain in the winter Olympics. Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Legend, Testament of Youth) plays Eddie Edwards who from a very young age has always wanted to compete in the national Olympics. Bum leg or no he train 's himself religiously to be good at...well any sport will do! He only wants to compete. However one day he finds his true calling: Skiing! And after fate deals him crummy hand; Ski Jumping! While we 're…

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  • Ecotourism In Chaimonix

    from by Canada’s Federal Government. The National Park Act protects and strictly regulates development to protect Canada’s wildlife. In Jasper only 3% of the land has been developed. Amongst the Development are the town of Jasper, and the Marmot Basin ski area. The advantage of this proposal is the environmental development due to the area being protected. The fact that 97% of the area in Jasper park is protected by the National Parks Act allows the wildlife to flourish making it very…

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  • Heat Stress: A Case Study

    Introduction Bernabucci et al., 2009 described a reduction in feed intake by finishing lambs as a result of heat stress conditions. Dávila-Ramírez et al., 2014 hypothesized that the use of β-adrenergic agonists as a feeding management strategy to improve carcass characteristics in reduced feed intake lambs. Zilpaterol hydrochloride (ZH) use in steers resulted in the mobilization of tissue from visceral organs and directed these nutrients to carcass tissues during periods of ZH supplementation…

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  • Descriptive Vacation

    sand that made it painful to walk on. Once we pushed off the sand and began swimming it was very relaxing; the repetitive sound of the waves crashing gave me sense of comfort. The loud rawr of the jet ski was enough to wake me from my trance and flip relaxation into pandemonium. Riding the jet skis to the rhythm of the waves was a blast. We also took a ride on a luxurious yacht that brought us to an interesting…

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  • Knowing Our Place Analysis

    I am from euphoria, A city enclosed by beautiful peaked mountains, Adventures leading to remarkable destinations. Barbara Kingsolver, the author of the essay "Knowing Our Place", once said, “Our greatest and smallest explanations for ourselves grow from place” (40). This “place” that Barbara is talking about can vary from person to person. It can be as unique as a red barn roof top or as generic as a shadowed bedroom. Everyone has a place like this in mind and it may even change often. Places…

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  • Girls Check Their Phones

    Group 1 of all females checked their phones about once every two minutes per person. Alternatively, each girl checked their phones about two and three quarters times in five minutes. This group had four girls. This group had a tendency of prolonged phone use. About half of the phone uses were longer than thirty seconds at a time. Also this group often included their phone uses to the other members of the group; for example, a girl would show the others a picture she found on Instagram or tell…

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