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March 9th, 2012

Nordic Ski Training Log: A weekly workout log preparing for the Mammoth Biathlon - Week 5

March 9, 2012

After a few weeks floundering around on my skate skis, I finally got up the nerve to attend one of the skate skiing clinics at Tamarack Lodge. 

Mammoth tricksters treat the crowd at the Grand Prix: Bretz, Mitrani in podium finish in halfpipe; Turski wins slopeside

March 9, 2012

Mammoth’s homies came up big at last weekend’s Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain.

Hike of the Week: Walking on water

March 9, 2012

The lake shoots waves against the rocks on the shore, coating them with fantastical ice shapes, sending the spray hard into my face. 

Tragedy and triumph: Author Aron Ralston cut off his arm to save his life

March 9, 2012

You think you’re having a bad day?

Stacey Cook looks back on best downhill season: Athlete has Solchi Winter Olympic Games in her sights

March 9, 2012

We caught up with Mammoth World Cup downhill racer Stacey Cook this past week, and realized it’s been nine years since she first burst onto the big-time international stage.

March 2nd

Youth Sports funding applications are now open: Deadline is March 23

March 2, 2012

Youth sportsters, line up for some cash.

Mammoth High Nordic season a 'huge success': Amanda Kirkeby to compete in Junior Nationals

March 2, 2012

The Mammoth High School Cross Country ski team finished its season with top awards at the California Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation Championships at Auburn Ski Club on Feb. 18.

Retracing John Muir’s favorite Valley spots

March 2, 2012

As one of Yosemite Conservancy’s Outdoor Adventures in 2012, visitors to Yosemite National Park this summer can take a step back in time by retracing Muir’s steps with his great-great-grandson Robert Hanna and Muir actor Frank Helling. 

Grand Prix Championships this weekend: For Mammoth, the 16th year
 in a row

March 2, 2012

It’s no accident if you happen to see a whole lot of professional skiers and snowboarders in town this weekend.

Nordic ski training log: A weekly workout log preparing for the Mammoth Biathlon—Week 4

March 2, 2012

In just three weeks of training on skate skis, I have gone from total beginner, having trouble even figuring out how to get into my skis and strap on my poles, to a level far beyond what I would have imagined. 

February 24th

High Sierra Striders raise $15,000 at fundraiser

February 24, 2012

The Mammoth Track Project got a big boost last week at a fundraiser at Rafters that raked in $15,000.

Nordic ski training log: A weekly workout log preparing for the Mammoth Biathlon—Week 3

February 24, 2012

Taking up new sports, embracing new hobbies, seeking new experiences—these are all things that keep us young in spirit, healthy in mind.

Nike Chosen North American Finals

February 24, 2012

The North American finals for the Nike Chosen Tour went down Saturday and into the night at Mammoth Mountain. During the daytime jump session, Mammoth local, Jeremy Page won best trick with a frontside double cork 1080. Come night time, Michael Gray won best trick with a 270 onto the closeout rail, 450 out, and Melissa Evans took first in the ladies division. The night time rail session top honors went to Mammoth local Jaeger Bailey. Bailey will now be headed to Austria to take on the rest of the world. Photo/Jesse Barlet

February 10th

Hundreds of XC skiers fill the Lakes Basin

February 10, 2012

The Mammoth Classic school races and the Alan Bard Classic Race took at the Tamarack XC Center last weekend and drew hundreds of athletes.

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