Issue 76

EDITOR’S NOTE: Wall Street Rednecks

EDITOR’S NOTE: Wall Street Rednecks

Why PG&E is the best argument for solar power In lieu of a normal editor’s note, I’ve decided to write a diatribe against PG&E. Yes, I acknowledge that ranting and raving about a multi-billion dollar corporation is not necessarily pertinent to the subject...
The Angry Singlespeeder: That Tingling Sensation

The Angry Singlespeeder: That Tingling Sensation

By Kurt Gensheimer The leaves are off the trees, the sun is setting before you get home from work and the biting cold forces winter jackets from the depths of your closet. But for most people who live in California, it’s not really winter; at least according to the...
Winter Brews: Our favorite seasonal ales

Winter Brews: Our favorite seasonal ales

By Derrick Peterman ANCHOR BREWING: Anchor Christmas Ale It’s a tradition that started at Anchor Brewing in 1975 when they released their Liberty Ale, which soon was named “Our Special Ale” during the winter holidays and today is sold as “Anchor Christmas Ale.” Each...
Yosemite’s Dewey Point

Yosemite’s Dewey Point

A moderate winter trek with spectaclar vistas By Matt Johanson Distance: Seven miles Time: Four to six hours Difficulty: Easy to moderate Parking and trailhead: Badger Pass Ski Area, elevation 7,216 feet Highest point: Elevation 7,560 feet Best season: January through...
Liquid Imagery: Mavericks

Liquid Imagery: Mavericks

Mavericks as seen through the lens of Dave “Nelly” Nelson For more images from Dave “Nelly” Nelson, go to www.AdventureSportsJournal.com/Nelly Late drop at Mavs. Grant “Twiggy” Baker on a monster wave. “Skindog” Collins looking into an inside barrel....
Liquid Imagery

Liquid Imagery

Mavericks as seen through the lens of Dave “Nelly” Nelson For more images from Dave “Nelly” Nelson, go to www.AdventureSportsJournal.com/Nelly Late drop at Mavs. Grant “Twiggy” Baker on a monster wave. “Skindog” Collins looking into an inside barrel....
Salty Dogs

Salty Dogs

The Salton Sea becomes a hidden gem for winter paddlers Rounding Mullet Island. Words and Photos by Charles Graham A dark wind line rose across the Salton Sea in southeastern California. Before we could seek refuge on Mullet Island, we were engulfed by frigid...
To the Rescue

To the Rescue

Shawn Alladio pioneered big wave safety techniques Words by Neil Pearlberg • Photos by David F. Pu’u   Shawn Alladio is a hero that few have heard of. A soft-spoken mother of two, her company K38 Water Safety has been responsible for saving the lives of big wave...
Ski Resort Primer

Ski Resort Primer

The lowdown on some of our favorite resorts Sugar Bowl ALPINE MEADOWS: A local favorite Alpine Meadows’ seven powder bowls, summit-to-base groomed slopes, and authentic hospitality are among the many attributes that have made the resort a favorite of the local...
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