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Living Large in a Tiny Yurt in Whitefish, Montana

Sean and Mollie Busby live in this yurt outside the mountain town of Whitefish, Montana, which at first glance you'd think would consist of a crotchety wood stove drying out a rack of hanging, smelly ski socks and cots placed along the wall. But the Busbys are damn good at the tiny house life, and have this circular structure down pat enough to invite Martha Stewart in for a critique. 

Yes, there are the inconveniences, like difficult access to water, a standalone unit for heating water for showers, and no dishwasher, but as far as aesthetics go, these guys are not lacking. Would you want to move in?

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Vail Announces Reservation System For 20-21 Season
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Vail Announces Reservation System For 20-21 Season

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Wild Rye: Breaking the Mold of Women’s Outdoor Apparel
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Labor Day has traditionally signaled the end of the summer for all us denizens of the Northern Hemisphere – and man, did summer end abruptly this year. Leave it to 2020 to give us yet another rollercoaster ride, although this one sure looked pretty. Lots of mountains across the West saw their first real snowfall of the year late last night, with several inches falling at higher elevations. Check out some shots from our friends over at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort from this morning…the first