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The Spirit of hildren love it; adults should remember w. {nter, a great deal of atten- water skiing boat, many of the snow pala to the inconvenience of tube versions have a solid bottom but every weather forecaster the same soft sides in case of any the alarm if more than an inch mishap. . . is Predicted What makes these fun is that there is so wrapped up in the poten- really no way to steer them; the tube )J,, utre COnsequences of snow that makes its way downhill in a series of TM What every child knows: wet dizzying spins. *' estuff can mean plenty of great ' Over the last year or so, snow scoot- .Xercise, t oo. ers from various manufacturers have tie ranks of skiers grow been showing up on city park hills and the sport generally ski runs, wherever there's a good pack trips to ski areas and a budget of snow. fr equipment, etc. With a base that resembles a snow- YOU happen to be lucky board, they have a column and handle- ,,~,.tu tire in a ski area it's not bars like a traditional scooter for easy rofth,, nlng You can decide to eniov on steering" the deluxe models even have -., - -, apadde,d sea!. , .... Yo'- e are some simpmr pma- bnowooaras provicle anotller Kina oi can enjoy with your ownfun, But like skis, these require a developed level of skill (not 'or the very young or even for most folks over developed level of skill (not for the . _j t-us Still rank as tops with snow very young or eve: l for most folks c t elrnc ,,ly u iasts'anyas theVage, can beThereenjoyedare at 40),man}.and can be cost-prohibitive for :iY2e.. OUs Styles to fit any budget. One Along with the tradition of sledding, old timers the Flexible Flyer by cross country skis and snowshoes are a time-honored way of enjoying the snow. Cross country skiing is easy to learn, and may be the best form of out- door exercise one can practice during winter. Snowshoes have actually changed lit- tle in design over the last several hun- dred years, but the materials are bet- .4 ll l table sleds ter. You can even purchase toddler h,e are generally inex-sizes, and most models cost about the and plenty of fun, as they offer same as a pair of high-quality athletic / IkZ, CUshioned ride than traditional shoes. I 0r metal runner sleds. If you think that the snow is simply ]llll' e e.toboggan-style sleds are too deep for having any fun, a pair of L:.'_' ght, fast and fairly simple to snowshoes will open up the winter for UVer. you in a completely different way. Squeals of joy on snowy hills Remember that the next snowfall rae from kids in inflatable doesn't have to mean the end of modeled after the the world. Just take a inner tubes snow day with the Ctor tires, whole family and go l Pular when out and enjoy the behind a day. LS Can Make A Great Present Custom hand- made flutes Gift Wrapping Talk to us about your hang-ups Visit us at our new uptown location