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Traverse travails

Mar
2012
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            I’m lounging in the Molly Gibson Lodge in Aspen, watching my son Chris, 24, stretched out on the carpet with his legs leaned up the wall. He and his Grand Traverse (backcountry ski race) partner Alex Pogue just inadvertently earned a place in the Traverse’s cache of great stories. They ended the race with Alex, one very tough young woman, running down the entire length of the steep Little Nell ski run on Aspen Mountain (and much of the 43-mile backcountry course) – on foot.

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            Today was the kind of brilliant spring day during which, as a friend emailed me, if you go outside, you can only force yourself back in the door when your bladder demands it. It was also the kind of day that reminds me how different my life and home are from that of my city-dwelling sisters and friends.

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