Outdoors

Coronavirus Claims Some California Fishing Season Openers // Adventure Journal

For the past few weeks, Chris Leonard has fought against the one thing he loves most — fishing. The Mammoth Lakes resident has been one of the most outspoken Eastern Sierra fly fishing…

In ‘Nerve,’ Eva Holland Boldly Investigates Fear // Sierra Magazine

  Eva Holland is in the middle of a 10-day backcountry canoe trip on the Stikine River in northwestern British Columbia when she gets the news she’s dreaded her entire life—her mother has…

Why the Coronavirus May Hit Ski Towns Particularly Hard // Adventure Journal

Just over two weeks ago Mammoth Mountain Ski Area closed indefinitely. The announcement, which a time traveler from a few months ago might not believe, came as a surprise to skiers who live…

Cody Tuttle Has Died in a paragliding Accident // Outside Online

The adventure photographer and filmmaker Cody Tuttle died in a paragliding accident in the Southern Sierra Nevada on Wednesday, August 14. At approximately 1:20 P.M., an Inyo County Sheriff’s dispatch received notification of Tuttle’s…

A Dose of the Outdoors // REI Co-op Journal

New research shows park prescriptions—a physician’s recommendation to spend time outdoors—can help reduce stress among low-income patients. These findings are among the latest in a growing body of work examining nature’s impact on…

‘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…

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…

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