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Hardy snowshoers brave cold for Hygge Hike

 

January 28, 2019

Steve Newman/Daily Globe

Snowshoers prepare to take to the trails Saturday afternoon in Montreal as part of the Hygge Snowshoe Hike through the Montreal ski trails.

By STEVE NEWMAN

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MONTREAL, Wis. - In spite of the cold temperatures of the weekend, a full support crew and a few strong souls ventured out on a sunny but cold Saturday afternoon to snowshoe the trails around Montreal for the first Hygge (pronounced HOO-ga) hike. The word "Hygge" is a Danish word that describes "a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being," the New Yorker reports. This is the idea behind the event, a fun time to exercise and enjoy the company of others. The hike was sponsored by the Hurley C...



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