How to enjoy the beauty of winter in the Northwest

  • Herald staff
  • Friday, December 27, 2013 10:25am
  • Life

Winter is one of the most stunning times of year in the Northwest, yet its beauty is often overshadowed by drizzle and gray clouds.

To really enjoy winter, you have to get outside. You just need to know how to do it.

In this issue of Herald Health, we have plenty of advice to keep you happy and healthy all winter.

We’ll tell you all about snowshoeing, and give you ideas how to get started. We’ll help you set up a winter survival kit that will keep colds at bay, and help you cope if you still succumb. We show you how to keep up your running routine even in the wettest months.

Start reading. Then find your hat and coat, and enjoy the best of the Northwest.

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