Category Archives: Winter Ops

Merry Christmas to All!

Will probably be a weekend of light posting, and for good reason. We here at ITOC wish all of you a very Merry Christmas (and Hanukkah), and we say many thanks for your loyal readership and zesty commentary. And may … Continue reading

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Old News: Marines Pre-Position Gear in Norway

Old news— been going on since at least the mid-80s– but entirely unwelcome to have it reported widely. Washington (CNN)┬áMarines are prepositioning battle tanks, artillery and logistics equipment inside Norwegian caves as the U.S. pushes to station equipment near the … Continue reading

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Gun-Day Monday: Winter Warfare and the Next Gun Show

From the ever-vigilant MDL, a nifty vid on winter training in Norway. Also, gun show this weekend at the Dulles Expo Center. Who’s going?

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What, A Thaw??

Yep. Combination of warm temps and lots of snow today had me out on the trail to enjoy it before it disappears in the next few days. Thanks to MDL I got a bag full of waxes for all conditions. … Continue reading

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And the Fun in the Snow Continues

Even though we’re getting a little melting today, the fun goes on. I had a great ski up the trail from my back gate, west on the long uphill grade to Clarke’s Gap. I had it all to myself, but … Continue reading

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“Snow” Me Gusta!

Actually, snow does gusta me. A co-worker came up with that pun while we were conjuring names to compete with Snowmageddon. It has begun. Started falling here in the eastern marches of Mosby’s Confederacy at 1300 (right on time too, … Continue reading

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A Day Off, and Fun in the Snow

Happy MLK Day to all. Use the day off wisely. As for me, I and MDL are going to White Grass where it will be something like five degrees today, if that. But there’s snow and WG “farms” the drifts … Continue reading

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