Issue 77

Why Enduro?

Why Enduro?

Top athletes chime in on why they love enduro. Learn more about this wildly popular format that’s re-energizing the mountain bike race scene: ENDURO: Putting the fun back into MTB racing Mark Weir Mark Weir Pro / 40 / Novato “Enduro is like Burger King. You can...
ENDURO: Putting the fun back into MTB racing

ENDURO: Putting the fun back into MTB racing

By Matthew De Young Elli Freibrun racing the 2013 China Peak Enduro. Photo: Scott McClain Mountain bike racing is undergoing a national revival. The enduro format, which originated in Europe, is re-energizing mountain bike competitions coast to coast, and the races...
Donner Pass

Donner Pass

Your best bet for Tahoe Backcountry Words and Photos by Brennan Lagasse Jillian Raymond enjoys a winter wonderland on her way to scoring early season powder off Donner Pass. What winter loving Californian doesn’t want to get out and stretch their legs a bit, tap into...
Can Tahoe create a Nordic superstar?

Can Tahoe create a Nordic superstar?

By Tim Hauserman Photo: Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area Lake Tahoe is a skier’s haven. Site for the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, it is where you will also find Alpine Meadows, Heavenly Valley, Northstar, Kirkwood, Sugar Bowl, Sierra at Tahoe, Homewood and Mt....
Event Profiles

Event Profiles

Photo: Eric Rasmussen/Rahlves’ Banzai Tour Rahlves’ Banzai Tour Feb. 22-23 at Kirkwood Mountain Resort March 1-2 at Squaw Valley March 8-9 at Alpine Meadows March 15-16 at Sugar Bowl Resort www.RahlvesBanzai.com The Rahlves’ Banzai Tour presented by Bank of the...
Day Trip: Yosemite’s Chilnualna Falls

Day Trip: Yosemite’s Chilnualna Falls

A moderate spring hike By Matt Johanson Distance: Seven miles round trip Time: Three to five hours Difficulty: Moderate Parking and trailhead: Dirt lot at the end of Chilnualna Falls Road, elevation 4,176 feet Highest point: Elevation 6,535 feet Best season: March...
Enough about climate change

Enough about climate change

The Angry Singlespeeder By Kurt Gensheimer I’m looking at Weather Underground right now and can’t believe my eyes. Here in the Reno/Tahoe area, barely a drop of moisture hit the ground during the months of December and January. Unless we get a deluge of biblical...
Liquid Imagery: West Swells

Liquid Imagery: West Swells

Liquid Imagery By Dave “Nelly” Nelson As a general rule, I like to shoot in the early morning and late evening.This is especially true in my home town of Santa Cruz where the light is quite tricky because of the way the Monterey Bay bends and the location of the...
West Swells

West Swells

Liquid Imagery By Dave “Nelly” Nelson As a general rule, I like to shoot in the early morning and late evening.This is especially true in my home town of Santa Cruz where the light is quite tricky because of the way the Monterey Bay bends and the location of the...
Gear We Love

Gear We Love

HOT PRODUCTS FOR COLD WEATHER 1. Selk’bag Patagon Sleeping Suit The Selk’bag is basically a wearable sleeping bag that adds a whole new dimension to camping trips. I was a bit skeptical at first because it does seem a bit unorthodox to sleep in what looks like a high...
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