Backcountry Skiing

Ski California Releases Inaugural “Mountain Safety Guide”

Ski California Releases Inaugural “Mountain Safety Guide”

First ever mountain safety guide available at member resorts in California and Nevada; video series features gold medalist Maddie Bowman, professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones As part of their ongoing snow sports education effort, Ski California (aka the California...
REI to Close All Stores on Black Friday for Third Year Running

REI to Close All Stores on Black Friday for Third Year Running

Outdoor co-op grows effort to create “new American tradition” with help of hundreds of organizations; launches experiential search engine powered by millions who have chosen to #OptOutside Photo: Anya Staines For the third year running, REI Co-op, the...
Snowbomb Ski & Snowboard Festival 2017

Snowbomb Ski & Snowboard Festival 2017

 October 28-29, Santa Clara November 4-5, San Francisco // November 11-12, Sacramento COME TO THE FESTIVALS FOR FREE LIFT TICKETS!! The three-event SnowBomb festival’s goal is simple: To help people ski and snowboard more often. Snowbomb kicked off 16 years ago with...
Event Profiles: Issue 99

Event Profiles: Issue 99

Featured upcoming events Scott Chapin racing the 2016 AMC (Called To Creation). ASHLAND MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE 2017 October 7 • Ashland, OR The 2017 California Enduro Series (CES) will culminate in style with the Ashland Mountain Challenge presented by Ashland Mountain...
Warren Miller Film Tour 2017: Line of Descent

Warren Miller Film Tour 2017: Line of Descent

Tickets go on sale nationally for this year’s cinematic journey September 12 The lineage of mountain lifestyle continues in Warren Miller Entertainment’s 68th full-length feature film, Line of Descent, presented by Volkswagen. In this year’s film, WME...
Video: A Ten on the Day

Video: A Ten on the Day

The inaugural California Decathlon The California Decathlon from Dave Zook on Vimeo.   By Dave Zook In 1912 at the Olympics in Stockholm, King Gustav of Sweden told the American Jim Thorpe, “You sir, are the world’s greatest athlete.” Thorpe had just won the...
Adventure Photographer

Adventure Photographer

Striking the balance between being an athlete and an artist Words and photos by Joshua Kasumovic Robert Gusich climbs an unknown 5.10 crack at Lake Hodges in San Diego. It is a sunny Southern California day in early spring. A cool breeze at my back, carrying the...
Eastside Spring Skiing

Eastside Spring Skiing

A record snow year creates opportunities for backcountry bliss By Leonie Sherman Reaching the pass was a relief after 3,300 feet of climbing. Earning turns skiing up Gardisky Creek drainage (Daniel Kangas). Right now every river in California is a churning torrent,...
Scoring a Ten

Scoring a Ten

Josh Daiek and Abe Greenspan complete a second multi-peak tour By Dave Zook South Lake resident Josh Daiek likes skiing — and all types of it. From cutting his teeth on the gnarled steeps of Kirkwood, to winning the Freeskiing World Tour to filming award winning video...
Vail Reports 600 Inches at Tahoe Resorts This Season

Vail Reports 600 Inches at Tahoe Resorts This Season

The snow keeps coming at Northstar, Kirkwood and Heavenly Photo taken at Heavenly March 5, 2017. Happy snowy Monday from Lake Tahoe! March Madness is taking effect as Northstar and Kirkwood both cross the 600-inch mark for the season! Vail Resorts asks guests to take...
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