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When you look at a pair of Altra shoes it’s immediately apparent that something different is going on here. I’ll be honest, when I first saw them I thought they were funky-looking and perhaps a bit strange. Then I started reading about them and finding out why they looked the way they did. And, a good amount of reading and wearing them later, I’m a convert. And you will be too.

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Planning a ski trip to the Land of the Rising Sun in the near future? Like reading hilarious tips, anecdotes, and general silliness? Need something to make your friends laugh and spruce up your overall coffee-table game? Well, if you answered yes to any of those questions, then have I got the book for you! Speak Japanese and Sh*t is the first installment in the Talk Good Travel Series from Tahoe City-based author Erinna McCarthy.

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Thanks to everyone who came out to Know Before You Go at Granite Chief on Saturday and helped to make it such a success. Our great reps were there showing off all the new hotness in backcountry safety gear, and our wonderful staff were there slinging food and drinks, helping set the tone for a great evening.

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I know it’s winter, and sunglasses are probably the last thing on anyone’s mind. But, with the great stuff coming out of the Portland-based company Shwood, perhaps it’s time you took another look.

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