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Latest Articles

Thanks, NPR, for covering OYB & Roadkill! ...Twice!

It was fun chatting live with the Northern Minnesota NPR radio people about roadkill. I got to relate a few of the basics. You want to check that the deer is fresh and not damaged…

Jordan Jam 2015: Freestylin' in a Corn-ucopia

Hardcore cornography. That's what this year's Jordan Jam was. Actually, it's almost always like that. It's a session of intense ski-swimming…

Michigan BC Ski Report: the "Brighton B2B"

Brighton Rec Back 2 Back XC Ski Race March 1st 2015 event report by organizer Stan Dinkel The backcountry style of cross-country skiing in southeastern Michigan is taking shape and building steam…

10th Annual Potto Raid: a Delightful Challenge

The Potto Raid on the Potawatomi Trail was a success once again. About 20 showed up to attempt various portions of the 18-mile-long trail or even the whole thing…

Latest Products (under construction)

Momentum: Chasing the Olympic Dream

by Pete Vordenberg, US Team Head XC Coach Reg. list price $18. Paperback, with photos. 191 pages. What's So Special About This Ski Book? Momentum is "the best XC ski read ever," says Bob Gregg, editor of Master Skier magazine. ...

Pot Shots from a Grosse Ile Kitchen by Lucy & Sidney Corbett

Pot Shots from a Grosse Ile Kitchen by Lucy & Sidney Corbett ...

POTLUCK, a Florida smuggling thriller, Jack Rudloe, new

A modern-day small-town smuggling thriller written by an inside expert in the region, and published by OutYourBackdoor, here's a candid and realistic thriller about the interactions of small-town coastal fishermen, the special interests who ruined th...

Primitive Technology: Ancestral Skills, V.2, ed. by D. Wescott

Primitive Technology: Ancestral Skills, V.2, ed. by D. Wescott ...