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The Best Powder Day Ever

It was one of those characteristic bluebird powder days, the kind that Mammoth Mountain had over and over again in the 2005/06 season. That morning was particularly cold and the snow was sugary…


Snovember Dumps Record Snowfall on the West

Early-season snowfall broke records in many areas of the west this November, opening ski resorts and filling in backcountry zones earlier than normal. The Tahoe region saw Squaw Valley reporting their biggest November…

True Love: An Intense Affair

True Love: An Intense Affair

I am in love again – true love. I first fell in love ten years ago. The romance was unexpected but full on. We developed a solid, dependable relationship but after all these…

Jon - Kava Bowls

Where the Waves are Hollow and Heavy

Daydreaming of Fiji

Daydreaming of Fiji

I daydreamed aboutFijifor months before the trip actually arrived. Internet searches, guidebooks, reservations – oh my! I had never spent so much time planning a trip but, once we got there, we threw…

Mount Emerson: A Photo Essay


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