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    Vail, Colorado, one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Also, one of my favorite places to travel. I always get so excited to go to there with my dad’s side of my family. My dad is one out of seven children of Grandma and Grandpa Clawson and they have over 40 grand children. With this big of family, we obviously have such a fun time together no matter what type of vacation it is. Almost everything about Vail is amazing. I love waking up to the smell of camp fire or just beautiful mountain freshness. I also love waking up to either a new fresh coat of snow on the ground or the birds chirping in the nice cool summer daylight. Snowboarding at the Vail Ski resort has the prettiest snow and such fresh powder that it feels like heaven on Earth.…

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    largely protected 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…

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    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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    Snow is quickly taking over the weather reports these days. With all the snow hitting the ground, people around the world are heading to their favorite ski resorts. While everyone has their favorite resort for this purpose, there are actually quite a few to choose from. But, one of the favorite in the United States is Telluride, which is located in Colorado. If you are looking for a ski adventure, Telluride offers plenty of it. At this resort, there are 2000 acres of skiable land, which is much…

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    For Martyna. My best friend and biggest fan. Back Track Traveling through the mountains that are pregnant with a winter breeze, a light grey haze slowly forces itself into my line of sight. As we travel at this remarkable speed, the haze becomes brighter and brighter, slowly engulfing more and more of my surroundings. With each passing second, everything that I see forms one image. They become the spectacle that is my future. I’m still young and have no way to interpret what I have seen.…

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    No Barriers Reflection Imagine every sport you love playing being ripped away from you. One day, you’re able to hike up mountains to see a breathtaking view, and the next you can’t see two inches in front of you. This is exactly what happened to Erik Weihenmayer right before his first year of high school. Although he didn’t go blind out of the blue, it was still as if the Earth had shifted from right beneath him. Erik always new his juvenile retinoschisis would one day claim his vision, but…

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    Narrative Essay On Snow

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    A Snowboarders nightmare I was a kid about ten black hair and was so cool...ish. I was heading to a mountain a big white snowy mountain full of nerds. Just kidding there were cool. The First time I ever snowboarded I got lost. About two years ago was packing my bags in my room getting ready for my first snowboarding trip. I was double checking everything in my bag to make sure i had everything I needed, Gloves, hand warmer, goggles, helmet, and so on. Then it was time to leave. I was sitting in…

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    Mountaineers are small black dots on the peaks of mountains to onlookers. A mountaineer is an athlete who summits the peaks of mountains for sport. Through the lens of Lesile Stephen, British mountaineer turned author of the book “The Playground of Europe”, this essay defines the characteristics of those who start at 3:00 A.M. to summit peaks of mountains before noon, braving wind, ice, glaciers, and the lights the Alps have to offer. Stephen compares mountain climbing as a sport to formal…

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    Imagine someone pushes a snowball down a hill as it rolls down the steep hill someone else give it an extra push. Who's fault is it when the snowball, massive in size, hits a pedestrian and injures them? The one who initially pushed the snowball down the hill or the one who gave it the extra push? This is what happens in Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, the witches gave the initial push to Macbeth while Lady Macbeth gave an extra push all leading to the murder of many. Before all of this,…

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    I nervously walked to the ski lifts with my cousins in a heavy red coat and black gloves. When I tried breathing, a cloud of white came out. I kept trying to calm my fired up nerves with breathing techniques. Try as I might, I couldn’t get my nerves to calm down. It was like my nerves were on fire and that fire couldn’t be put out. When we finally got to the ski lifts, my legs suddenly felt as if they had been weighed down. The closer the ski lift came, the heavier my legs were. I started to…

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