Linda Ballou

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Within moments of being in a mall bombarded with different music from all sides, I experience sensory overload and start searching for the nearest...

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At the Spotted Horse Ranch, just sixteen miles south of Jackson, greenhorns of all stripes mounted on their new best friends climbed steadily up...

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After nine days of non-stop fun on a multi-sport adventure with Active South America in Costa Rica, floating belly-up in a secluded cove at...

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I have been migrating from Los Angeles to Haines, the prettiest little town in Southeast Alaska, for the last 40 years. Like the arctic...

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The Tatshenshini River is a powerful torrent that flows from its headwaters in Canada’s Yukon Territory for 120 unchecked miles to the Gulf of...

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I bound up the boulder steps of the Basin-Cascade trail tracing an energetic river graced with glistening waterfalls. While navigating the twisted roots of...

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“Shorten your rein, grab mane, prepare to canter,” came from plucky Lari Shea, owner of Ricochet Ridge Ranch. Mounted on a Black Beauty double...

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If you ever thought you wanted to own a ranch, but don't want to work 24/7 to keep it going in rugged outback country,...

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We began our 86-mile float down the Salmon River, the longest free-flowing river in the lower forty-eight, with the sun shining and snow-bright clouds...