Outdoors

Powderhounds in the Night // Visit Mammoth Insider Blog

It’s November as I write this. Snow is starting to fall in the high mountains. Soon my husband and I will head into the backcountry with our new puppy, King. This is a…

Stoke: Surfing Mammoth’s Snow // Visit Mammoth Insider Blog

Standing atop Mt. Morgan South, we enjoyed blissful silence. Weeks of relentless snowstorms blessed the Sierra last winter, and finally there was a break long enough to let the snow settle. The north-facing…

Climbing a Classic in Kings Canyon National Park // Visit Mammoth Insider Blog

As the sun finally lifted over the horizon, the tall granite dome came into view. The cool air rose with the sun and I took off the beanie and down jacket I wore. …

Backpacking Adventures in the Sierra // Visit Mammoth Insider Blog

We were a little more than halfway through our backpacking trip, having walked 137 miles in 10 days in the Sierra Nevada. When we awoke to a crisp, breezy sunrise at a high…

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…

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…

Dave Turner Flies 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…

Interview with Record-breaking Paraglider Pilot, Dave Turner // Visit Mammoth Insider Blog

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…

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…

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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