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This Week, Outside #3: The Iceman Climbeth

Most of Pennsylvania saw the return of winter weather this week, and you all didn’t spend any time wasting it. Like this guy scaling the ice cliffs above the Kinzua Dam.

 

And these kiddos in Mansfield, PA who turned a frozen ditch into an ice rink.

A photo posted by Will Kelly (@lutonpa) on

 

And this guy who struck out hunting in the Pennsylvania Wilds but still scored some quality time with his best friend.

A photo posted by Clint Stout (@stoutclint) on

 

And this hunter who made a new friend on the way up to his tree stand.

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And these Christmas trees at Yeager’s Tree Farm who missed the big dance, but will live to see another year.

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And even whiteout conditions weren’t stopping this chicken from trying to cross the road.

A video posted by Katie (@skysthelimit724) on

In Fredericktown, Pennsylvania

 

Elsewhere in PA, the ice and snow left us with some pretty breathtaking landscapes in the Pennsylvania woods.

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And on the shores of Lake Erie.

At Presque Isle State Park

 

And this ice wall on Interstate 81 was about as epic as it gets.

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And if we could choose any place in the world to ring in the new year, it’d be this A-frame cabin on Lake Mokoma.

 

As long as we could hang with these gals. Happy New Year, PA.

At Sycamore Valley Farm, Reading, Pennsylvania.

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