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The Best Yvon Chouinard Quotes

What Are Your Favorite Yvon Chouinard Quotes?Yvon Chouinard (November 9, 1938 - ) is an an alpinist, environmentalist, equipment manufacturer, author, and businessman. Chouinard...
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The Best John Muir Quotes

What Are Your Favorite John Muir Quotes? John Muir (April 21, 1838 - December 23, 1914) was a Scottish-American environmentalist who advocated for preservation of...
SnoTel Data - July 1, 2017

SNOTEL Data: The Current SWE % Of Normal – July 1, 2017

July is here. The solstice has come and gone. Every day we're getting closer to another winter season. Many people have put summer wax...
Snotel Data - June 15, 2017

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – June 15, 2017

While most people are enjoying the creature comforts of summer, the high peaks and hidden couloirs are still holding snow. After an epic winter...
Snotel Data - June 1, 2017

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – June 1, 2017

While most people have moved on to fly fishing, mountain biking, and hiking, there is still plenty of skiing to be done if you're...
Snotel Data - May 15, 2017

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – May 15, 2017

Are you still skiing and riding in the backcountry? While some resorts are still spinning the chairlifts, there's also plenty of backcountry terrain that...
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What Ski Mountaineering Harness Is Right For You?

When you’re heading into the big mountains it may be important to add a ski mountaineering harness to your quiver of mountain tools. Ski mountaineering...

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – May 1, 2017

Right now is prime time to explore the backcountry and venture into bigger lines. There's plenty of skiing out there in the high peaks...
Snotel Data - April 15,2017

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – April 15, 2017

As ski resorts start to wrap up the 2016/2017 winter season, people are beginning to think about spring and summer. But up high, it's...
Snotel Data - March 31, 2017

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – March 31, 2017

For the most part, March was unseasonably warm. Luckily, it's been a snowy winter and there is still plenty of snow to play in...