Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

Climbing in a Winter Wonderland

Rocky fun on the Eastside Words by Leonie Sherman • Photos by Bruce Willey Getting happy in the Happies, Caroline Schaumann rises above the rim. For California climbers the intersection of the Owens Valley, the Great Basin and the Mojave desert form a dramatic...
Buttermilk, Sweet and Sour

Buttermilk, Sweet and Sour

How did we get here? Where are we going? By Doug Robinson Stretching out … and Up. From a tight core of Armadillos exploring the venerable Peabodies, Bishop bouldering has gone international. And highball. In this photo of the outer Buttermilk, Matt Segal high...
Sandbagging an Olympian

Sandbagging an Olympian

Ski Racer Daron Rahlves dives head first into the Sierra backcountry with snowboarder Jeremy Jones Story and photos by Seth Lightcap You’re only a virgin once so we had to go big. Especially considering the man of the hour. The task at hand was to take former Olympian...
Sierra Adventure Rides

Sierra Adventure Rides

Three All-Day MTB Epics from Bishop to Tahoe Story and photos by Seth Lightcap Sierra Adventure Rides Though the dirt is decent and the rocks are wicked fun, one of the best things about mountain biking in the Sierra Nevada is the fact that there is a trail for any...
Growing Green on the Eastside

Growing Green on the Eastside

In the land of little rain and scrubby sagebrush, a climber morphs into gardener to find some roots By Bruce Willey Dirt Farming Climber June, the finest month of all, the earth in full tilt soak of the sun. Late afternoon light spills over the Sierra Crest and under...
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