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Travelin' the Mitten: High tech sledding and staying warm outside

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One high tech sledding hill in Ortonville has an escalator device making it easier for kids to get around. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH)

Typically, when kids come inside from sledding they're exhausted from walking up and down the hill all day.

But one high tech hill in Ortonville has an escalator device making it easier for kids to get around.

It also helps sledders with disabilities get to the top.

Jasymn Durham shows us how it works from Brandon Township Park.

Then we look at ways to stay warm.

Winter in mid-Michigan brings endless opportunities for having fun outside.

But with that comes making sure to bundle up.

Andy Gorske, manager at Frank's Great Outdoors, shows you the winter gear you'll need.