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John Harrigan: Skier's tumble offers lessons on two fronts

The incredible story of a high-country skier who survived a plunge on an ice slab on Mount Adams made good news for two reasons - his survival and the free flow of information.

Dick Pinney

Dick Pinney's Guidelines: Heading to fish Lake Ontario with an old friend

We'll be heading to Lake Ontario sometime within a week or so and this is more than just a fishing trip.

Stacey Cole

Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks: Time to open the windows and let sounds of nature in

Like muscle memory in sports, the arrival of a new season sets up sensory expectations. In the case of spring, hearing is a key one of the five senses called into service.

Animals

This Week's Rare Bird Alert

This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, April 16.

This Week's Rare Bird Alert

This is New Hampshire Audubon’s Rare Bird Alert for Wednesday, April 9.

Outdoors

Officer says video of snowmobilers' moose meeting shows what not to do

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A New Hampshire couple's close encounter with a charging moose in Maine, captured on video and posted online, could have quickly turned deadly, a Fish and Game conservation officer said Saturday. Janis and Bob Powell of Belmont on Friday posted a two-minute YouTube video of the scary incident, which happened while they were riding snowmobiles in Jackman, Maine. By early Saturday evening, the video had gotten more than 5,200 views.

Mt. Washington warning: Spring a time of danger

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As skiers, snowboarders, hikers and spectators arrive on New England’s highest peak, spring dangers including falling ice, undermined snow, crevasses and possible avalanches abound, according to U.S. Forest Services snow rangers.

AMC ready for start of 2014 season in NH's outdoors

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With the start of spring skiing in nearby Tuckerman Ravine, the Appalachian Mountain Club has entered its 2014 season, albeit with less fanfare than last year when it observed the 125th anniversary of its White Mountain huts, but with the same commitment to conservation, recreation and education.

Spring a busy time on the Londonderry Rail Trail

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Londonderry Trailways group readying for a public celebration early next month as they prepare the trail for busy April vacation week.

Bear canisters a better way to outsmart crafty bruins

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Increasing incidents of black bears getting into campers' food supplies in the backcountry have officials urging backpackers to use special care when storing their foodstuffs and smelly toiletries before retiring for the night.

Bertie Holland, a representative from Peter’s Fund Racer, receives a $5,260 check from Lori Rowell, right, director of marketing at Pats Peak Ski Area as part of the “SPF Days Go Sun Smart” special.

Pats Peak fundraiser benefits melanoma research

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Pats Peak Ski Area helped raise money for melanoma research during its March online special, which benefited several charity organizations.

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