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Letter From the Editor Canine Corner Exposed
Holiday Gift Guide Bear Witness Tsukiji Fish Market: a Photo Essay Mountaineering Boots and Crampon Buyer’s Guide
Front cover: Cordillera Blanca, Peru Photo: Joshua Gilbert This Page: Hillmans Highway, NH Photo: Joshua Gilbert
Letter From the Editor It’s the big season change. Winter to spring is an easy and welcome transition, spring to summer just provides more opportunity to get outside after work and longer weekends, and spring brings mild evenings and relief from to the heat some of us. But winter is the season we often don’t look forward to. As much as I like my winter sports, skiing, ice climbing and the like, somehow I’m never quite ready for winter to come. Ready or not winter is here and the best we can do is try our best to embrace it. To that end we have a holiday gift guide and a mountaineering boot and crampon buyer’s guide so you can make an educated choice about what to put on your holiday wish list. That should bode well with the below average temperatures in the Northwest forecasted through the winter by the NOAA. Also this month an Alaskan guide tells his story of a serious bear encounter as a young guide. I also share with you a photo essay of one of the busiest wholesale markets in the world, Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan.
EDITORIAL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ERICK POUND EXECUTIVE EDITOR ELIZABETH COX ASSOCIATE EDITOR SHANE WILLIAMS PHOTO EDITOR NATE BURGESS K-9 EDITOR NIXON 12/13/2003 - 1/26/2011 STANLEY BUSINESS OFFICE ADVENTURE INSIDER MEDIA, LLC 4465 NORTHPARK DR. SUITE 100 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80907 Adventure Insider Magazine is published by Adventure Insider Media, LLC on a quarterly basis in March, June, September and December.
Although Adventure Insider Media, LLC It should be noted that we did not release an issue in September. Due to a number of strives for accuracy and confirms information issues we didn’t feel like we had a strong enough product to present. It’s embarrassing yes, but at the time of publishing we cannot be held we are learning from our (read, my) mistakes and hope to never do such a thing again. Next responsible for errors. year you we think you will like the improvements we are implementing. While participating in any outdoor or Erick Pound recreational activity you do so at your own risk. Editor-in-Chief Adventure Insider Media, LLC cannot be held [email protected]
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Opposite Top: Bouldering in Telluride, CO Nikon D60, 1/80, f/4.0, 400 ISO Photo: Joshua Gilbert Opposite Bottom: Elephants roam Masai Mara, Kenya as a storm loom Photo: Angie Orth Right: A bee does his work propagating pollen Nikon D200, 1/1000, f/5.6, 500 ISO Photo: Nate Burgess
Below: Water cascades over rocks as autumn falls over Shenandoah NP, West Virginia. Olympus Stylus Tough 8010, 1/8s, f 5, 80 ISO Photo: Erick Pound