This Week, Outside #5: Hey, Winter. Make Up Your Mind

 

Hey, winter. We love you. But please make up your mind. Because when it’s 24 degrees on Saturday and 54 degrees on Wednesday, we’re left wondering whether there’s really any meaning in it all.

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Near Philadelphia

 

And thanks a lot for this.

In northeast Pennsylvania

 

And, seriously, some people are getting confused and starting their tetherball leagues early.

In West Chester, Pennsylvania

 

Nonetheless, winter, you still helped us make some memories this week.

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Hiking the Appalachian Trail near Duncannon, Pennsylvania

 

Forty-one-inch Tiger muskie caught near Beltzville State Park

 

And we’re totally in awe of this guy’s precision catch and release skills.

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And this guy’s ability to combine his two favorite weekend activities.

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And the freeze/thaw helped create some pretty amazing ice flows on the rivers.

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On the Susquehanna River

 

In Harrisburg, PA

 

But really, we could use a lot more of this.

Near Lancaster, PA

 

And this.

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Near Parkesburg, PA

 

And, yeah. That’s nice.

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And, whoa. Definitely more of this. Thanks, winter. We hope you stick around awhile.

Unity Township, Westmoreland County, PA

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