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High Sierra Backcountry

A Perfect Day Fishing

The fish raced deep, the reel whizzed as the fish took the line out. My Sage Z-Axis 9 ½-foot, five-weight was bent like I had never seen before. There really is nothing like…

On Matterhorn Peak

On Matterhorn Peak: An Ode to Spring Skiing

It takes a crazy sort of patience and determination to backcountry snowboard on a cold, spring morning. Traversing up an off-cambered slope, my splitboards hardly held an edge. Frozen, icy conditions can be…

Mount Ritter 13,157 feet: A Photo Essay

Photo by Jon Carlton Photo by Jon Carlton Photo by Jon Carlton

Mount Tom 13,652 feet: A Photo Essay

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