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Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Summer is in full climbing-swing right now, perfect granite weather for the Sierra. Great temps and lots of classic lines to explore… enjoy it before winter starts its approach and we switch gears.

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Friday, December 11th, 2015

some very good snow out there… 18″ up high, more on the way. great to have some caked mountains and to ski pow again. Look for another 12″+ Sunday during the day. Enjoy.

backcountry: custom carbon has arrived

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Rarely, when trying something new, does it radically change perspective. But every so often elements align, and you tap into a pretty major shift. This season, I have been skiing a pair of custom made 106 Romp Skis, and they shattered my conceptions of what a backcountry ski should be. I have been researching small, […]

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Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

 

After a long, dry January - driest on record - we have a decent atmospheric river approaching Northern California. And while we need the rain, snow levels will be very high throughout the majority of the event, which begins Thursday evening and should last through Monday. Rain will be heavy at times and persist to […]

snow coming: quick look

Monday, October 27th, 2014

After some dustings this October, including a couple of inches+ up high this past weekend, it looks like we have a Halloween system brewing… models are still vacillating, but we have precip and cold temps in store. Snow levels should be around 4,500-5,000. Initial model runs were forecasting for 10+ inches - now that doesn’t […]

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