Skunk Hollow to Biathlon Course

Groomed Nordic TrailModerate Difficulty4.28 miles375 feet ascent7850 - 8075 feet elevation This path departs from the Skunk Hollow parking lot that's located just south of the Casper Mountain Trail Center. Alternatively, you can leave north from the trail center. A short distance up the lighted trail, the first path to the right drops down to …

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Camera Introduction

Light reflected from a subject, through the camera apparatus to the light sensor, produces the photographic image. Each camera component along the light path introduces a change that will alter the resulting image. The simplistic representation below shows the spatial relationships among the components. A cursory understanding of the image transformations along the light path …

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Bishop’s Loop

Groomed Nordic TrailEasy2.6 Miles223 feet ascent7718-7866 feet elevation Bishop's Loop departs to the west of the Casper Mountain Trail Center and swings to the north across Strube Loop. After passing behind the Casper Mountain maintenance facility, it leaves Parks Department grounds making a large loop. Bishop's Loop travels among several cabins and along a ridge …

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Cross Country Techniques

I'm taking up classic cross country skiing.  This post contains a quick description of some of the techniques. Anatomy of a Ski Cross country skis have a camber that naturally divides the undersurface into three sections.  The center section, which bows upward, is called the kick zone.  The amount of camber is determined by the …

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