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On a Grand Scale: Mammoth Feature for Alaska Airlines

ON A RECENT SPRING MORNING in Mammoth Lakes, frost covers the tree branches and the creeks are still frozen from the winter cold. The sun is just beginning to shine, rising above the…

A Guide to Red's Valley

A Guide to Red’s Meadow Valley, Mammoth

Just west of the Town of Mammoth Lakes, Red’s Valley offers multiple trout waters and some of the best fishing in the area. Browns, Rainbows, Brooke and Golden Rainbow hybrids can be caught…

Mammoth Mountain

Mountain Majesty: Spring and Summer in Mammoth

RIDING UP MAMMOTH Mountain’s Eagle Express chairlift, I take in the panoramic views and the early morning spring sunshine. As I look out at the snowcapped Sherwin Range and Mammoth Crest—the sweeping ridge…

Breckenridge Recreation Path

4 Days in Breckenridge, Colorado

“Before I visited Breckenridge in late September, it was one of those ski towns I’d heard of but didn’t think I needed to check out. I live in my own mountain town in…

Breckenridge Distillery

Spirits with Altitude

We are gettin’ this trip started right — with a tour, tasting and bottling party at Breckenridge Distillery in Colorado. At 9,600 feet, the distillery might be the highest in the world, but…

Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier NP

Whitefish on Two Wheels

Best Road Ride: Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park For cyclists, there truly is no better way to take in the alpine views from the Going-to-the-Sun Road than from a bicycle. For a good…

Lake Superior National Maine Conservation Area

Lake Superior Aerial Tour

It was my first time riding shotgun in an airplane. We were on an aerial tour of Lake Superior with Wilderness North’s Pilot Guy Cannon behind the controllers.  Thankfully I did not lose…

Spooner Cove, Montaña de Oro State Park  | © Monica Prelle

Postcards: Morro Bay, California

Photo: Spooner Cove, Montaña de Oro State Park  | © Monica Prelle Photo Gallery: “Postcards: Morro Bay, California” (click to see full gallery.) More: California’s Central Coast: A Dogcation Destination | Plan a…

Sail Superior

Thunder Bay Day 4-7: Sail Superior

Day 4-7: Sailing Lake Superior­—with Captain Gregory Heroux and Chef Martin Williams on the Varua—is an unbelievable experience. Thompson Island. Sauna. Swimming in Superior. Kayaking. Silver Islet. Tee Harbor. Raspberry Full Moon. Climbing…

The Sleeping Giant

Thunder Bay Day 4: Setting Sail and the Sleeping Giant

Day 4: Setting sail on Lake Superior for three days on the Varua with Sail Superior. Heading to the Sleeping Giant to see what I can see. Do I dare try and wake…

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