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Editor’s Note: American Jedi Bodhisattvas

Editor’s Note: American Jedi Bodhisattvas

Nobody wins until everybody wins ASJ founders Cathy Claesson and Matt Niswonger at the base of Lower Yosemite Falls.  An important conversation is happening within the outdoor industry right now, and this conversation revolves around outdoor inclusion.  Simply put,...
Ear to the Ground: Issue 110

Ear to the Ground: Issue 110

News and notes from the outdoor industry ASJ Partners with Four Wheel Campers for Roadshow After ten years of traveling to events and races in our trusty 2008 Toyota, we are excited to announce that Four Wheel Campers of Woodland has signed on to be the official...
The Tahoe Fund

The Tahoe Fund

Raising money to improve Lake Tahoe By Leonie Sherman The new bridge on the Tahoe East Shore Trail (Michael Okimoto) . When then President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore visited the sparkling shores of Lake Tahoe in 1997, they kicked off a frenzy of...
Lake Tahoe by Paddle

Lake Tahoe by Paddle

72 miles of blue water bliss  By Trevor Husted M Robin McElroy paddles around the rocks on Tahoe’s North Shore (Tahoe Adventure Company). Navigating the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe by paddleboard or kayak is as much of a good time as it can be an endurance...
Climbing Towards Justice

Climbing Towards Justice

The first black woman to climb El Capitan By Leonie Sherman Emily Taylor points to the Nose route on El Capitan in Yosemite (Taylored Fit Solutions). In 2003, Emily Taylor became the first black woman to climb El Capitan. There  were no camera crews or...
The Long Game

The Long Game

Ken Yager’s multi-decade effort to establish a permanent climbing museum in Yosemite By John Middendorf Ken Yager on Half Dome’s notoriously bold route Karma (Dave Schultz or Jim Campbell). The Yosemite Climbing Exhibit, 27 years in the making, is at last being...
Dakota Snider

Dakota Snider

Yosemite lured him in; death and conflict drove him away By Chris Van Leuven Exploring the Merced River near Nevada Falls. As a freelancer published in the New York Times and other publications across the country, Snider’s job is to capture America’s faces and...
Mountain Biking Alabama Hills

Mountain Biking Alabama Hills

Nearly 15 miles of High Sierra views and Wild West terrain Photos and words by Parker Amstutz Dropping Sandy Trail toward the Mobius Arch Loop Trailhead. A climber’s paradise and one of Hollywood’s favorite backdrops, Alabama Hills doesn’t typically come to mind when...
Earn Your Beer: Issue 110

Earn Your Beer: Issue 110

MTB Gooseberry Mesa, UT By James Murren Gooseberry Mesa in southwestern Utah is one of those places that has been on many a mountain biker’s bucket list for decades. Its fame and desire-to-ride has endured longer than most marriages. I’m not sure what that means,...
Gear We Love: Issue 110

Gear We Love: Issue 110

Goodies for your active lifestyle ENO Lounger DL Chair We are crazy about ENO’s new Lounger DL chair and have them on the road with us for the ASJ Roadshow. When you sit in this chair, you can rock back and forth which gives the feeling of being in a hammock — no...