Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mammoth Mountain’s $20 Million Dollars in Upgrades Are Awesome!!!-MORE POWDER RUNS!

Mammoth Mountain made a video that details all the reasons you’ll want to be planning to┬ácome to Mammoth Mountain many times this ski season. It has $20 million in upgrades, and is better than ever! Click on or cut this … Continue reading

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Everest Challenge Gains 29,035 feet in Elevation in Just 2 Days!

There is a cycling event that is held every year in the Eastern Sierra called the Everest Challenge. What these cyclists do is ride up 3 monumental climbs each day for 2 consecutive days. So last Saturday, I was up … Continue reading

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Hidden Sierra Splendor at Rock Creek-SECRET SPOT!

The other day, I went to Rock Creek for a hike, but I didn’t want to do the beautiful hike out of Mosquito Flat at the end of the road. That hike is a really good example of the awesome … Continue reading

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First Snow on Mt. Tom, and Lake Sabrina Thundershower

There’s new snow on top of Mt. Tom outside of Bishop for the first time this season. And I went up to Lake Sabrina for a break only to be caught in a thundershower. Here’s how it looked with Lake … Continue reading

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What Caused Roger Federer to Choke at the US Open Semi-Finals? – KEY TO TOP SPORTS PERFORMANCES

I usually blog about skiing and acvtivities in the Eastern Sierra, but as I watched this unfold yesterday, I saw how it relates directly to our skiing performance on the mountain. So who am I to write about tennis? Well … Continue reading

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God Bless the Victims and Families Who Lost Loved Ones 9/11!

I hope you’ll take a moment to remember all the victims, families of loved ones, and our soldiers that have given their lives for the freedoms we enjoy today. God Bless You All! We will see you again bathed in … Continue reading

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Will Mammoth Mountain Have a 1000″ Winter?

I know we have been blessed with abundant snowfall the last 2 ski seasons at Mammoth Mountain. Now some forecasters are saying a 1000″ winter is possible, maybe this year. Read more on this article from the Mammoth Times at … Continue reading

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Mammoth Scenery on a Short Hike to Crystal Lake- SPECTACULAR!

Last weekend, my daughter and I went for a short hike to Crystal Lake. The views were spectacular, and there was lots of wildlife to be seen. To get to the Crystal Lake/Sierra Crest trail head, drive to Lake George, … Continue reading

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