Adventure
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Hiking the Headwaters: Finding Flow in the San Joaquin River High Country // KCET.org

    Looking west from the outlet of Thousand Island Lake, Banner Peak looms in the distance creating a backdrop worthy of a postcard. The deep blue alpine water sparkles in the sun…

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Great Heights // Montage Magazine

  In early January, climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgensen captivated the world by scaling the Dawn Wall, and extremely smooth, 3,000-foot expanse of rock on Yosemite’s El Capitan. The duo’s 19-day climb…

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Dave Turner: Fly Like an Eagle // USHGPA Magazine

When Dave Turner landed in Verdi, Nevada last spring, he became the first paraglider to complete a full crossing of the state of California—and he did it solo and unsupported. Thirty days earlier…

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Interview with Record-breaking Paraglider Pilot, Dave Turner // Explore Mammoth

When Dave Turner landed in Verdi, Nevada last spring, he became the first paraglider to complete a full crossing of the state of California—and he did it solo and unsupported. Thirty days earlier…

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The Pantheon: Mammoth, CA // Mountain Magazine

Standing atop aptly named Paranoid Flats I can’t help looking around 360 degrees as I walk to my preferred chute. In the distance, the craggy peaks of the Ritter Range extend above low-hanging…

Two years after paraplegic skier, Jeremy McGhee, climbs Bloody Mountain he talks about the expedition. Photo © Nick Souza

Do What You Love with Jeremy McGhee // Explore Mammoth

Jeremy McGhee’s goggles were fogged, his left arm was cramped up, and his body was drenched in sweat. It took every bit of the 38-year-old’s strength and determination to pull his body up…

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Christian Pondella: Adventure Photographer // Explore Mammoth

Professional photographer and longtime Mammoth local, Christian Pondella got his break in the action sports photography world when he was skiing on Mammoth Mountain. Today he is a photographer for Red Bull, a…

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Kimmy Fasani’s Return to Powder // Backcountry Magazine

In a sport where big impacts and injuries are common, snowboarders have to be fit—bulletproof even. So when the International Olympic Committee announced the addition of Snowboard Slopestyle to the Winter Olympics program…

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From Gold Medal Favorite to Sochi Underdog // Women’s Adventure

When freestyle skier Kaya Turski realized that she had torn the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in her left knee—again—she was devastated. The Winter Olympics were just six months away, and Turski knew this type…

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Olympic Sports Psychology with Kelly Clark // Mammoth Times

When three-time Olympian Kelly Clark fell on her first run of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic snowboard halfpipe finals, she instantly relived the 2006 Torino Olympics, where a fall put her in fourth place….

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