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glass

glass  v.— «That evening, he took me up on the mountain (really a mesa) as he called it, and we parked and glassed for elk.» —“The Luck of the Draw” by Keegan Fielder in Pfeifer, Kansas Buckmasters Jan. 18...

Califernian

Califernian  n.— «“Every little bit of luck helps,” says the mountain operations manager at B.C.‘s legendary Fernie Alpine Resort.…The town is such a pleasant diversion from the slopes, with its main drag of century-old hotels...

Country Eggs

Dear fellow lexigrapplers, This week in the latest A Way with Words podcast, Martha reminisces about her family's mountain roots while dipping into the delicious vocabulary of Southernisms found in the Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English. When...

Appalachian Cackleberries (minicast)

Martha reminisces about her family’s mountain roots while dipping into the delicious vocabulary of Southernisms found in The Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English. When ya’ll listen to this one, you’ll find out what a...

heli-hiking

heli-hiking  n.— «To be honest, the first day of your heli-hiking trip, run by a company called Canadian Mountain Holidays, entailed exactly zero hiking, but plenty in the way of massages, therapeutic mineral baths, romantic dinners...

townie

townie  n.— «Of course there are places cruisers never went out of style. In certain mountain towns and beach communities, having a dinged old Schwinn has always been a considerable badge of local street cred. In Aspen, these old junkers...