Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mt. Lassen in it’s prime

Northern California’s Mt. Lassen is the southernmost volcano in the Cascade Mountain Range. Frequently overshadowed by more prominent volcanoes such as Mt. Ranier and Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen is an absolute gem. What it lacks in height (10,463), it makes … Continue reading

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The Lost Weekend

There’s nothing better than a weekend surrounded by friends, except maybe a weekend surrounded by friends in a backcountry palace with a gourmet kitchen, Jacuzzi tubs, sweeping mountain scenery and instant backcountry ski access. In late April, 25 of us … Continue reading

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Manitoba Mountain is the Real Deal!

The authors of SBDC are very excited about the MRA project at Manitoba Mountain Alaska. We love the concept of a sustainable, low impact ski area that promotes a family vibe and accessible skiing without the glitz. However, the aspect … Continue reading

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Manitoba Mountain Progress Report

The Mountain Riders Alliance is moving forward with their project in Alaska. Here is a local news report on their progress and objectives.

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John Morrison Slide Show at Moody’s Tonight

Squaw Valley ski mountaineer John Morrison will give a slide show on skiing all fourteen of California’s 14,000 foot peaks, a feat which he accomplished in a single season (2010). The show is at Moody’s in downtown Truckee and starts … Continue reading

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