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Bidding farewell to Royal Robbins

Bidding farewell to Royal Robbins

Bidding farewell to Royal Robbins

We bid a sad but fond farewell to Royal Robbins, who died this week at age 82. The noted climber who pioneered routes on Half Dome and El Capitan not…

Skiing the Yosemite Border from June Lake to Badger Pass

Skiing the Yosemite Border from June Lake to Badger Pass

Skiing the Yosemite Border from June Lake to Badger Pass

“Which way is it?” I tipped my head up towards the wall that soared skyward just west of the parking lot, with a waterfall high above us like a wild…

“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

On his first attempt to climb The Nose of El Capitan, Hans Florine and his partner survived a near-death experience and retreated. But they succeeded on their second push…

Trans-Sierra ski trek: “The Mountains Let Us Through”

Trans-Sierra ski trek: “The Mountains Let Us Through”

Trans-Sierra ski trek: “The Mountains Let Us Through”

Setting out under heavy packs near the gateway town of Lee Vining, we knew the day ahead would test our strength. Sixteen miles separated us from our first destination, the…

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Skiing the Yosemite Border from June Lake to Badger Pass

“Which way is it?” I tipped my head up towards the wall that soared skyward just west of the parking lot, with a waterfall high above us like a wild horse rising through the snow then plunging under it again…

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“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

“On the Nose” recounts airy adventures

On his first attempt to climb The Nose of El Capitan, Hans Florine and his partner survived a near-death…