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The Pantheon: Mammoth, CA | Mountain Collective

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…

Kaya Turski - Portrait

From Gold Medal Favorite to Sochi Underdog

When freestyle skier Kaya Turski realized that she had torn the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in her left knee—again—she was devastated. The Winter Olympics were just six months away, and Turski knew this type…

Kaya Turski - Action

Freeskiing’s Olympic Debut | Active Times

In addition to racing down icy slopes and through gates in competition for the fastest times, elite skiers will also be boosting high out of the halfpipe, spinning off big jumps, and sliding…

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…

Mt. Ritter

La Niña on Steroids

La Niña on Steroids: Cold Temperatures and Record Snow Accumulations A series of epic storms hit the Pacific coast in December causing power outages, road closures and massive snow accumulation in the Sierra…

Razors

STOKE: Surfing Mammoth’s Snow

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…

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 Tom 13,652 feet: A Photo Essay

Mount Emerson: A Photo Essay

                 

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