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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…

Bishop, CA Summer Travel Issue // Runner’s World

Chances are you’ve never heard of Bishop. While its more famous neighbor to the northwest, Mammoth Lakes (a training haven for elites like Meb Keflezighi), may overshadow this remote Eastern Sierra enclave, Bishop…

Outdoors in the Eastern Sierra // Alaska Airlines Magazine

In a back cove of Crowley Lake, I practice a roll cast with the wind at my back. My line line flops on the water, making a splash. “Cast it like you mean…

12 facts about Catalina Island that will surprise you // Matador Network

TWENTY-SOME MILES off the coast of Southern California lies an island famous for glass-bottom boats, epic scuba and snorkeling spots like Lovers Cove, and panoramic views of the Pacific. Santa Catalina Island is…

MTN Lodges: Mammoth Mountain Chalets // Mountain Magazine

Overview: Slopeside at Mammoth, the chalets are ski-in ski-out A-frame cabins adjacent to 80 miles of singletrack bike trails when the snow melts. U.S. Forest Service land surrounds the property, with hiking and…

How to Beat Altitude Sickness // Backpacker Magazine

  Summit season is upon us. Follow these tips from altitude expert Dr. Pete Clark to stay healthy on your next high-elevation trip. Eat smart The high-altitude diet: more carbs, less fat. Why? It…

Mammoth Inside Line // Mammoth Magazine

New to Mammoth? With 28 chairlifts accessing more than 3,500 skiable acres, and 3,100 vertical feet of skiing and riding, it’s good to learn your way around. Arching skyward in California’s Eastern Sierra,…

The Knickerbocker Mansion, Big Bear Lake // Mountain Magazine

Built by hand in 1920, the Knickerbocker Mansion is the largest vertical log cabin west of the Mississippi. The private family home now operates as a bed and breakfast and sits on the…

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