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HIGH on ADVENTURE
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2022, OUR 26TH YEAR

A bi-monthly adventure travel magazine
by a Pacific Northwest consortium of journalists/photographers.


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FEATURED TRAVEL STORIES FOR JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2022
Lynn Rosen, Content Editor; Steve Giordano, Web Editor

     
 
  Jordan Valley ranch rodeo  

CAPTURING ACTION AT RANCH RODEOS
Photographer Mary Hyde Preserves History
, by Lee Juillerat
“They don’t look like Hollywood,” Hyde says of the buckaroos, men and women who compete in events that often mimic their day-to-day chores. “These are people who do a lot of riding for work. This a part of the West people don’t know about.”

 
         
  Ultrapress drink  

ADVENTURE GEAR REVIEW 2022
by Lynn Rosen

Out in the wilderness and run out of water? This filter/purifier will save you from all kinds of sickness and woe. Lynn Rosen takes us on another adventure with some cool gear that will make your adventures easier, more comfortable and definitely safer.



         
  Skijoring with horses  

SKIJORING - A MARRIAGE OF MAN AND MACHINE (Dec. 2008), by Vicki Andersen

Do you yearn for exhilarating runs without tedious liftlines or the drudgery of climbing snow-laden slopes? Do you dream of cruising for miles, savoring the scenery and making turns to your heart’s content? My advice to you is: GET A ROPE!

 
         
  Cabin at Lake of the Woods, Oregon  

MEMOIRS AT THE LAKE CABIN IN OREGON, by Larry Turner

The original old cabins at the lake are getting fewer every year as they are either remodeled or destroyed, replaced by new homes. This old cabin (built around 1930) speaks deeply and eloquently of family and friends, and is a repository of lake memories for several generations.

 
         
  Fake Roxes with bike chain bracelet  

FAKE ROLEXES AND THE MEN WHO WEAR THEM, Humor by Steve Giordano

Somehow, and men are never sure just how this happens, the chat turned to relationships. My friend's link with a Seattle man was broken, and as she touched my arm, she asked, “`Do you know any available men?”

 
         
  Tim Pilgrim  

UPGRADING TO POUTINE AT THE RADIUM, B.C. BAR & GRILL, by Timothy Pilgrim, High on Adventure's Adventure Poet Laureate

A buck fifty extra to let salad slide,
have the french fries drenched in gravy —
white cheese curds layered tasteless

on its top. I'd order the evil treat if... 

 
         
  Mule train on the Hetch Hetchy Dam  

ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Driving Aross US Covid Country - Part 1 (West to East)
by Brad Hathaway

We were among the few humans strolling across the dam that supplies water to San Francisco, but we had to make way for the animal traffic, as horse-mounted rangers brought a mule train by.

 
         
  Mammoth Mountain skier blasting powder snow  

SKI FAT (Nov 2016)
by Yvette Cardozo and Peter Morning

I am not svelte by anyone’s measure. But I ski. I cycle. I scuba. No, I don’t run. But I do step classes with folks 30 years my junior. My kicks are higher than half of them. And I once rode my bike across the state of Florida - 174 miles in one day. The average temperature was 95, by the way.

 
         
  Tree well safety video link  

From the Pacific Northwest Ski Areas Association: All winter sports enthusiasts are advised to be educated on the risks involved with current snow conditions, particularly tree wells. Watch the short excellent video at https://www.deepsnowsafety.org. Slide with a friend and keep them in sight.

Click on pic to left to watch.