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Christopher Pascone

Christopher Pascone is a Minnesota outdoorsperson who lives in Duluth with his wife and three daughters. He went to Macalester College in St. Paul, and now teaches in the School District of Superior (WI) and Northwood Technical College. His passions are exploring the outdoors with his family and urban farming. He prioritizes low-tech adventures with a paddle, skis, or fishing equipment.
Cedar and Stone Nordic Sauna

Minnesota’s Hottest New Export Is Sauna Culture

So-called 'saunapreneurs' are aiming to make Duluth the nation’s 'Capital of Sauna'

Wild Ice: Get Out for Fantastic Skating

Visit Norberg Lake in Bear Head Lake State Park
Tiffanie Ellis and other volunteers on the Powwow Trail

These Volunteers Keep the Trails of the Boundary Waters Alive

A Minnesota nonprofit group fulfills what the U.S. Forest Service is no longer able to do: keep BWCAW trails open to hikers and backpackers

Inaugural Great Duluth Sweat Together Sauna Festival Heats Up Canal Park

Participants try saunas, dips in Lake Superior as part of free event
Exploring along the Manitou River

Do Go Chasing Waterfalls

In frozen form, Minnesota’s waterfalls are magical beauties—and irresistible challenges
Modern cabin construction ensures having a warm retreat after forays onto Lake Vermilion and the surrounding snowshoeing trails

New Northwoods Camper Cabins Blend Modern and Rustic

Minnesota's newest state park, Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine, gave staff the chance to come up with contemporary cabincore
A new sport pushed by a Minnesota company gets some serious air.

Snowskating Takes to the Slopes

In a new winter sport, a Minnesota company combines skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing
The filmmakers on the set of 'Freshwater'

‘Freshwater’ Film Captures Lake Superior’s Surf Culture

A Minneapolis-based film studio stresses the lake's ecological significance in a documentary filmed during the pandemic
Big Manitou Falls in Pattison State Park in Superior, WI

April Showers Bring On Waterfall Season

A Duluth writer shares tips for viewing waterfalls at their peak in Superior, Wis.
An angler fishing on Lake Superior at sunrise

Wild Ice Conditions are Perfect on Lake Superior

Anglers, skaters, others enjoy smooth ice near Duluth