Active in the Eastern Sierra // Alaska Beyond

The bike trail descends from the summit of Mammoth Mountain and winds along a slope scattered with pumice. The air is thin and cool, but it is the view that really takes my…

The First Woman to Run Boston Trained on the Trails // Trail Runner Magazine

Running in the woods behind her parents house as a child, Bobbi Gibb felt free—like Athena or Aphrodite. She ran on equestrian trails, climbed rocks and trees. She experienced the miraculousness of nature…

‘Limits of the Known’ Explores a Life of Adventure // Outside Online

When David Roberts first climbed in Alaska, in 1963, he felt what he describes as a “wistful sorrow” that he was unable to explore an unmapped region like the British explorer Eric Shipton…

Inbounds Profile: Mammoth Mountain’s Endless Steeps // Teton Gravity Research

To ride Mammoth Mountain’s steep trees, wide open bowls, and vast array of terrain, you’ll want to know where to go when the wind blows, on bluebird days, or in the eye of…

The Life of an Eastern Sierra Avalanche Forecaster // REI Co-op Journal

On February 1, 2006, three skiers’ lives changed forever in one group decision. They were Mammoth Mountain ski patrollers skiing in the Eastern Sierra backcountry on a day off from work. The sky…

Machu Picchu Hike: Everything You Need to Know // REI Co-op Journal

Everything you need to know about where to go, when to visit and what to bring to this historic site. Along the train tracks next to the Urubamba River, a steady stream of…

Fall Fly Fishing in Red’s Meadow // Alaska Airlines Magazine

I cast a line into the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River. My fly lands on the seam between slow-moving water near the bank and swifter-moving water in the main channel. The…

Bikes and Brews: Mammoth Lakes, CA // REI Co-op Journal

Downhill mountain bike racing got its start in Mammoth Lakes, California, in the 1980s when Mammoth Mountain Vice President, Bill Cockcroft, dreamed-up and then established the Kamikaze Downhill. The world’s best mountain bikers…

The Road to Glory // Runner’s World

Scores of pros have used this famous road–and this long tempo workout–to elevate their game. The Whistle shrills a few times and Coach Andrew Kastor shouts, “Line’em up!” The Mammoth Track Club–including American…

The Art of Adventure Writing // REI Co-op Journal

With an impressive list of mentees, including Alex Honnold and Jon Krakauer, and 29 books under his belt, David Roberts is nothing short of a legend. Here, he sheds light on the evolution of…

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