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Backcountry Skiing – Hole In The Wall

Mammoth Lakes, CA Age Range:  Teens + Recommendations:  Advanced skiers and riders only.  Avoid after a heavy snowfall.  Go with someone experienced in the backcountry. My first “backcountry” experience many years ago was a trip through Hole in the Wall

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Backcountry Skiing – San Joaquin Mountain

Mammoth Lakes/June Lake, CA Family Friendly?:  Yes Age Range:  Teens Recommendations:  Strong intermediate skiers/boarders in decent shape should enjoy this.  Be aware of snow stability and travel with someone who has backcountry experience. San Joaquin Mountain is a great backcountry

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Backcountry Skiing – Mount Morrison

Mount Morrison, located just south of Mammoth Lakes California, has to rank as one of my favorite peaks in the Sierra Nevada.  This pyramid-shaped peak is clearly visible from all approaches to Mammoth by road, but does not present any

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Hiking in California – Dewey Point

The walk from the Wawona Tunnel to Dewey Point in Yosemite National park makes for a great, and scenic day hike.  Along the way you get to enjoy five overlooks that offer some perspectives that most visitors never get to

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