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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…

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…

Mammoth Mountain Majesty // Alaska Airlines Magazine

From granite peaks to expansive valleys and alpine meadows, Mammoth Lakes is a natural playground for adventure travel and sightseeing. Read about some of the top experiences in Mammoth in the March issue…

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…

Alpenhof Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, CA // Mountain Magazine

In 1973 the Schaubmayer family opened this European-style lodge in the heart of Mammoth Lakes, a mountain town nestled at 8,000 feet in the Sierra Nevada. A recent remodel updated 58 units. The…

On a Grand Scale // Alaska Airlines Magazine

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…

Alaska Airlines California Travel Guide: 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…

4 Days in Breckenridge, Colorado // Matador Network

“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…

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