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Inaugural Tom Frost Memorial Old Priest Grade Hill Climb

A few years ago, when Frost was 79 years old, he engaged multi-award winning bicycle builder Rob English to create a lightweight road bike to help him climb Old Priest grade. Frost had shared his desire with fellow climbing legend Conrad Anker, whose family has owned the land since the 1800s and runs the Priest Station Cafe at the top of the spectacular grade. Unfortunately, Frost passed before fulfilling this dream. Read More

Early-Season Training …according to “The World’s Fittest Man” — Three tools to refurbish a dormant athlete for the year ahead

The weather is more inviting for outdoor training, daylight is extending its presence, and a lot of athletes are wondering how to scrape off winter’s mold. No matter what sport you love to do most, there are a few keys that will help you take advantage of the extra sunshine to get back in shape in a way that will enable your fitness to progress through the rest of the year. Read More

Opinion: Shop Local and Boycott the Predatory Dot Coms

Without the funds to fight off Backcountry.com’s legal team, small companies are being forced to give up their perfectly legitimate use of the word “backcountry,” and it has been revealed that Backcountry.com is now becoming a gear manufacturer arrogantly looking to own the entire “backcountry” concept and all commercial opportunities that come from the word. Read More
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An underwater volcano erupted on Saturday, January 15th, near the remote nation of Tonga, which triggered tsunami warnings across the Pacific causing strong waves and currents in many coastal areas. Read more on our website 🔗 Link in bio

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🚺Women’s Core Fundamentals #MTB Skills Clinic 🚺 Join our friends at A SingleTrack Mind to learn effective #riding skills and techniques to better your riding experience with the support of a women’s only small group. Increase your confidence on the #bike and ride with other like-minded #women. Same core skills learned in a co-ed camp except in a #female environment. This clinic is progression based so each rider can progress at their own pace and skill level without pressure or pull back. Leave this mtb skills clinic #empowered and ready to shred!

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With a heavy snow fall in the sierras leaving feet of snow to play in, what adventure will you be choosing? Check out of friends at @bvadventure for some ideas 😍 ...

Happy New Year!!! We hope 2022 has a lot of adventures in store for you 🎉 ...

The winter storms that California has experienced this month have brought record breaking amounts of fresh snow which is fantastic for snow sport fanatics. Where will you enjoy the snow this season? Tell us in the comments 👇 ...

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate! We hope that all the powder hounds are enjoying the fresh snow! Where are you skiing/boarding this season? Tell us in the comments ⬇️ ...

The all new #Onewheel PintX will more than please anyone on your list who is ready to take on the next #adventure.

Order by Dec. 23rd and have it by #Xmas with expedited shipping. Financing options are also available.
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The mountains are not JUST for pow days, you know! Rush Creek Lodge & Spa is a great gift to give a loved one this season. They will get: a relaxed, yet sophisticated experience at the Highway 120 West entrance to Yosemite National Park — featuring Lodge Rooms, Suites and Hillside Villas, restaurant, tavern, saltwater pool, hot tubs, recreation guide service, daily activities, massage and wellness programs. For best rates and service, book direct online and receive two complimentary welcome drinks upon check-in. (209) 379-2373

Check out our gift guide for more experience-based ideas! 🎁
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The latest weather system brings us perfect ski/ride conditions this weekend. If you are headed to Tahoe, check out Diamond Peak Ski Resort. This community-owned ski resort has some of the best views of Lake Tahoe.

The whole mountain is open and they offer some great deals including their BYOP (Bring Your Other Pass) discount, beginner lift tickets, and interchangeable parent passes. Oh and kids under 6, and seniors 80+ ski for free. Click here for details https://bit.ly/3p6380c.

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The mountains are filling up with SNOW! Which means it is the perfect time to give the gift of adventure at the Bear Valley Adventure Company. Year-round recreation abounds with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and tubing in the winter, then kayaking, paddleboarding, mountain biking, and road cycling in the summer. Gift cards are available and make great stocking stuffers for your special adventurous person. See more on our website: https://snip.ly/03n7pi

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Have you read our latest issue?? It JUST hit the shelves and we have a lot of killer content for your reading pleasure 🤙 including this interview with local legendary skier @codytownsend ⛷ ...

Building and maintaining trails for all to enjoy takes a lot of work. Consider giving to one of these trail organizations on this Giving Tuesday. ⁠

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