Tag Archives: May/June 2010

The Otto Route — An Audacious Variation of a Trans-Sierra Ski Classic

Veteran High Route guide Doug Robinson and company pay tribute to the long, lost tracks of Otto Steiner Story and photos by Doug Robinson We’re backing down the north face of Mt. Stanford, kicking soft, loose steps, and I’m scared. Not that Michael Thomas, right above me, will lose it and take me out on Continue Reading »

Surf Nazis Have Buddha-Nature

A chapter from Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer’s Quest to Find Zen on the Sea By Jaimal Yogis In Hawaii, I saw a few fights break out. But I never had any personal collisions with the so-called “localism factor” until I came back to the mainland— or, as the Rastafarians in Hawaii call it, “Babylon.” After Continue Reading »