WE REMEMBER Article by mammothmountain.com On Thursday, April 6, 2006, four experienced Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrollers were inspecting the mountain after a series of heavy snowstorms. The patrollers were fencing off the fumarole, on Christmas Bowl run (east of Chair 3) when the snow around the vent collapsed. In this instance, the tremendous snowfall had temporarily blocked the vent and […]
Okjökull (OK in English) is the first of Iceland’s glaciers to disappear due to climate change and is to be memorialized with a plaque, which will be unveiled next month, writes USA Today. The plaque on the glacier reads: “In the next 200 years, all our glaciers are expected to follow the same path, this monument is to acknowledge that we know […]
It was with great sadness that we heard about the passing of 30-year old pro-skier Bryce Newcomb last week. Bryce was a good buddy of ours and made numerous contributions to this site. His love for life, and the way he lived to the fullest right until the very end will inspire us every single day. There has been a […]
Scott Gaffney hiked up Red Dog at Squaw Valley on Cinco de Mayo, the day of Timy Dutton’s memorial, to ski one run for Timy. Despite the extremely low tide, the run didn’t disappoint: a 360s, some good turns, a built jump, 7 dirt/grass crossings, a couple featured bonked, a helluva fun. Timy Dutton is greatly missed at Squaw right now and it’s being expressed in the ways we know how to express it. Thanks Timy.