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6 Year-Old Sends Yosemite’s Lost Arrow Spire
6 Year-Old Sends Yosemite’s Lost Arrow Spire

The Spire. Photo credit: GrippedOn July 21 and 22, 6-year-old, Samuel and his father, Joe Baker sent Yosemite’s iconic Lost Arrow Spire. Sam and his....

7 Awesome Montana Ski Areas You’ve Never Heard Of
7 Awesome Montana Ski Areas You’ve Never Heard Of

A skier gets sendy at Lost Trail Powder Mountain, MT PC David Erickson via The MissoulainWhen you hear the words, “Mom and Pop ski area,”....

Summer Shadows in Grondère
Summer Shadows in Grondère

Well that was one way of getting back to the Swiss Alps during the lock-down – reading Kathryn Adams’ follow up novel: Summer Shadows in....

CONTRIBUTOR SPOTLIGHT: Nick Khattar
CONTRIBUTOR SPOTLIGHT: Nick Khattar

Ever wonder what kind of humans spend their day behind the keyboard oozing about snowboarding? Well, it’s about time you meet them. Internet met them....

26 vintage ski resort images that will have you thirsting for the good ol’ days
26 vintage ski resort images that will have you thirsting for the good ol’ days

Ah the good ol’ days of skiing. Bright, neon outerwear; creative facial hair; provocative advertising; backscratchers, daffies, spraffies; letting the mane fly free under bright....

La Plata Peak Trip Report: Social Distancing at 14,360′
La Plata Peak Trip Report: Social Distancing at 14,360′

Note: climbed on August 2, 2020. We left home in Snowmass Village, CO at 6:30 am and made our way to CO-82. We drove over Independence....

Team Ski & Snowboard Competition To Replace Winter Games NZ
Team Ski & Snowboard Competition To Replace Winter Games NZ

Called Obsidian, the revamped team format will feature 21 of New Zealand’s top freeskiers and snowboarders. It takes place between 10th and 20th August. The....

Mount Everest Reopening for Autumn Climbing Season
Mount Everest Reopening for Autumn Climbing Season

Mount Everest. Anadolu AgencyAfter a four-and-a-half-month closure, Nepal has announced Mount Everest, and the surrounding Himalayan Mountains, will be reopening. Nepal originally announced March 13,....

Park Rangers Looking for Vandals Who Painted Blue Squares on Rocks in Zion National Park, UT
Park Rangers Looking for Vandals Who Painted Blue Squares on Rocks in Zion National Park, UT

Park Rangers at Zion National Park, UT are seeking information regarding the vandalism of sandstone in the northwest corner of the park. Related: Hikers Discover....

Northern California Wildfire Surpasses Biggest Fire from Previous Seasons
Northern California Wildfire Surpasses Biggest Fire from Previous Seasons

Fire season in California has been harsh the past few years and this season is proving to be no different. Two enormous wildfires in Northern....

SNOWBOARD LESSONS: GROUP VS PRIVATE LESSONS
SNOWBOARD LESSONS: GROUP VS PRIVATE LESSONS

You’ve booked your snowboard holiday, maybe even got a new board, but what’s next? Progressing your snowboarding skills!   Whether you are learning to snowboard....

8 New Wolf Pups For California’s Lone Wolfpack!
8 New Wolf Pups For California’s Lone Wolfpack!

  Some of the Lassen wolfpack pups. KRCR photo  The Lassen wolfpack has brought 8 adorable pups into the world, the packs 4th litter. The litter....

The Gear Closet: Bike-to-ski equipment designed to excel on the long haul
The Gear Closet: Bike-to-ski equipment designed to excel on the long haul

The skis, bikes, bags, trailers, and more relied on during a 16-day, self-supported sufferfest in the Pacific Northwest There’s a lot you can’t control on....

Top 11 U.S. Big Mountain Ski Resorts: Opinion From a Freestyle Skier
Top 11 U.S. Big Mountain Ski Resorts: Opinion From a Freestyle Skier

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort ranks first on my list. Credit: JHMRLists are inherently wrong no matter how you look at them. There will almost always....

For Sale: $620,000 A-Frame Outside Yosemite
For Sale: $620,000 A-Frame Outside Yosemite

Classic, inviting, simple. The architectural structure of an A-frame is made up of 2 angled walls in the form of an “A,” or as I....

Trip Report:  The Waves & Mountains of Big Sur, California
Trip Report: The Waves & Mountains of Big Sur, California

We went down to Big Sur, California last week with dreams of big waves, epic camping, and new experiences. The drive down legendary Highway 1....

Second Anniversary of First Ski Descent of K2
Second Anniversary of First Ski Descent of K2

On July 22nd 2018, a Polish ski mountaineer clicked into his bindings at an altitude of 8,611m to make skiing and mountaineering history. Red Bull....

Rare White Moose, Aka ‘Spirit Moose,’ Spotted in Ontario, Canada
Rare White Moose, Aka ‘Spirit Moose,’ Spotted in Ontario, Canada

A rare, white moose was spotted in Ontario, Canada earlier this month.This once-in-a-lifetime spotting of a white moose was documented by an Ontario resident who....

For Sale: $8.8 Million Ski-In Ski-Out Mountain Retreat in Deer Valley, UT
For Sale: $8.8 Million Ski-In Ski-Out Mountain Retreat in Deer Valley, UT

Have $8.8 million burning a hole in your pocket? Deer Valley, UT has just the home for you. This almost 9,000 sq. ft home is....

Look local: Make the most of your ski season by staying close to home
Look local: Make the most of your ski season by staying close to home

Skiers are compelled to explore the unknown—it’s rooted in our souls. Collectively, we have a craving to witness panoramas from the tops of faraway peaks,....

LOFOTEN FREERIDE: #LOFOTONICOTOUR
LOFOTEN FREERIDE: #LOFOTONICOTOUR

What’s snowy, steep, and has midnight sun? Norway. And Norway is epic. Check out #LOFOTONICOTOUR and prepare to add it to the bucket list. Michele....

Trip report: Icelantic Skis tests new pro model twigs in Switzerland and Austria
Trip report: Icelantic Skis tests new pro model twigs in Switzerland and Austria

WORDS • Julian Carr | PHOTOS • Iz La Motte In February 2020, for the second year in a row, Icelantic gathered up ten team members....

VIDEO: Lake Tahoe, CA Estate with 225 Feet of Private Shore Listed at $32 Million
VIDEO: Lake Tahoe, CA Estate with 225 Feet of Private Shore Listed at $32 Million

This newly-built Homewood, California mansion situated on 225 feet of private shore on Lake Tahoe is going for $32 million. Related: Dream $78,000,000 Listing: Between....

Go Cycling In The Austrian Tirol This Summer
Go Cycling In The Austrian Tirol This Summer

Cycling in the mountains doesn’t have to been an uphill slog. You can always use an electric bike if you want to ease the strain.....

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