Category: Issue 93

Inbox: Oct/Nov 2016

I just finished reading your amazing article “The Void”, and just had to make a comment. I was looking at your son’s handsome face and thinking to myself there is no greater pleasure in this world than to look into our wonderful children’s eyes and feel blessed that we have them in our lives.

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The Joy of Fall Riding

The end of summer is a big deal for mountain bike racers, because contrary to the relaxed pace one typically thinks of when contemplating the hotter months, summer brings quite a bit of pressure to competitive cyclists.

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Big Boats & Big Wind

The annual seven race Rolex Big Boat Series was held in San Francisco September 15-18 this year. Contrasted to last year, where final day competition was aborted due to no wind and sailors opted for shirtless sun tanning and bottled brews, the final day rounded out things with steady 15+ knot sea breezes.

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Chasing the Shot

Combine “extreme” with “sports” and many millennials think of busting aerials on dirt bikes and inflated egos. Gen X-ers may think of Mark Twight’s book Extreme Alpinism, which is hardly a cliché because it came out 17 years ago, and it was titled before “extreme” had been used for everything from bikini contests to Doritos.

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Reel Rock

Reel Rock, the film tour infamous for hosting the rock climbing community’s social event of the year — with its evening of short film screenings and competitive activities, is expanding the scope of its signature event this year in five pilot cities.

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Join @ellasuring and @theory_in_motion as they discuss ultra running and Alyssa’s journey as both an athlete and a coach. The full interview is out now on our website. 🏃🏼‍♀️

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There’s still time for spring skiing at @bvadventure

With over 65 kilometers of groomed paths and a cafe on the trails, it’s a great destination for the whole family.

#xcskiing #adventure #california
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Looking to beat the crowds this season for some spring skiing? Just 3 hours from the Bay is Bear Valley Mountain Resort. Our writer @ellasuring explored the area this weekend and was greeted with short lift lines and friendly faces to share in the stoke!

@bearvalleyresort is located between Tahoe and Yosemite and is the perfect casual ski destination for friends and families. With a variety of terrain levels, rentals, a lodge and lots of dining options, it’s the perfect winter getaway.

#california #skiing #snowboarding #winter #mountains #snow #adventure
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