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Increasing technical rescue competence

April 13, 2012

The Technical Rescue Instructional Project (TRIP) is a local nonprofit aiming to increase technical rescue competence in the recreational climbing community and public safety sector through the provision of affordable rescue training.
While TRIP has developed a standardized curriculum, its trainings have the feel of being custom tailored to the skill sets of the student and range from safe rappelling practices to advanced casualty rescues in completely vertical environments.

Nothing to write home about

April 13, 2012

It’s been a dismal winter.

As of Thursday afternoon when the Mammoth Times went to press, the snowfall at Mammoth Pass was at 48 percent of normal for the year. The water content in that snowfall was even lower—20 percent of normal. The cumulative Owens River Basin snowfall is at about 35 percent of normal. The state gives the central Sierra, where Mammoth Lakes lies, an average of about 28 percent of normal for April 1 this year.

Degrees of Separation: Entire U.S. marathon team has link to Mammoth

April 13, 2012

Here’s an idea you can run with:

Mammoth Biathlon a success, but ... 'We need a permanent venue' Karch says

April 13, 2012

The Mammoth Biathlon this year was an unqualified success, its coordinator said this week, but the annual event still lacks one critical piece.

Meb gathering his rewards

April 13, 2012

Mammoth marathoner Meb Keflezighi continues to reap the rewards of his first-place finish at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and his placement on the U.S. Olympic Team.

Mammoth skiers race back in time

April 6, 2012

If you didn’t know what was happening, skiers on Mammoth Mountain last Tuesday might have thought it was 1976 all over again.

It's that kind of river

March 30, 2012

Death Valley’s Amargosa River knows nothing, and everything, about being a river

The river is gone.

A few hours ago, it was here and now it is not.

Fifth Annual Biathlon a success

March 30, 2012

As my last week of training before the Biathlon inched along, I found myself constantly referencing Alana Levin's workout recommendations to be sure I would be ready.

Mammoth Snowboard Team on a big-time roll

March 30, 2012

It’s not like it happened suddenly.

Mammoth Track Project to get final push

March 30, 2012

The first boatload of money from Measure U funds will arrive in mid-May, and the Mammoth Track Club will be waiting with open arms.

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