Fat Tire Tuesday: Skinny tires save the day

Fat Tire Tuesday: Skinny tires save the day

A mountain biking addict finds inspiration on a frigid road ride By Sarah Hansing Thanks to Gord Fraiser for suggesting we all do a shot of peppermint schnapps at the bottom of that freezing descent. The oldest bar in Nevada has never been over-run by lycra before,...
Ski more, spend less at Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and more

Ski more, spend less at Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and more

Plan ahead for these great deals from Vail Resorts Photo courtesy Heavenly Lake Tahoe. The snow sports industry’s most valuable and best-selling season pass, the Epic Pass, is on sale now with unlimited access to 11 U.S. resorts—including Heavenly, Northstar and...
Ear to the Ground – February 2015

Ear to the Ground – February 2015

Outdoor News and Notes for the California Region Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell after free climbing the Dawn Wall on El Capitan. Photo courtesy Patagonia. First free ascent of the Dawn Wall sent by Caldwell and Jorgeson Patagonia climbing ambassador Tommy Caldwell...
Fat Bikes

Fat Bikes

The new winter adventure machine Words by Casey Coffman and photos by First Tracks Productions First Tracks Productions’ Anthony Cupaiuolo in the Lake Tahoe backcountry (David Braun, Go West Foto). Fat biking is one of the fastest growing segments in cycling,...
Good Times in Lean Snow

Good Times in Lean Snow

A backcountry getaway to the Benson Hut Photos and story by Dave Zook The crew scopes morning conditions outside of the comforts of the Benson Hut (Dave Zook). Perched on a cool granite bench, feet swinging, I watch the sharp dry morning rays of the sun infiltrate the...
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