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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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How Does Wind Chill Work?

What is the Wind Chill Factor anyway? Wind chill is an attempt to estimate what the temperature feels like on bare skin. While there is no universally agreed upon scale to determine this, many organizations have made an attempt to

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How to Dress for Winter Weather

One of the great joys of spending time outdoors in winter is the refreshing winter air. It just feels clean and makes you want to go exploring! By dressing properly, you’ll be ready for whatever Mother Nature throws at you!

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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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