Archive for ‘Mountain News’

The 4th annual North Face Vertical Challenge Climbathon

At 8 am at the bottom of the tram the air is crisp and cool. I can just about see my breath and I’m chilled wearing gym shorts and a t-shirt. I don’t mind the cold because I know I will be over-heating in a short while as I’m charging up …Read More

Posted by —September 16th, 2011

Summer at Sitzmark

Looking out the giant windows of the Sitzmark towards the mountain, I catch a glimpse of a biker cruising down Roll Over Trail then disappear into the woods, only to emerge moments later cranking through a few banked turns and a jump to complete another epic run. Those few hundred feet of banked turns gets a …Read More

Posted by —July 12th, 2011

Music In The Mountains

As the year pushes forward into the month of July, Alyeska is starting to feel like summer more and more each day. The mountain is almost 100 percent clear of residual winter snow and the hiking trails are drying up leaving hiking shoes and boots merely dusty after a tromp up North …Read More

Posted by —July 7th, 2011

10″ of Travel

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Posted by —June 24th, 2011

Wines Do Roam

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It’s no wonder vineyards date back to 1659 in South Africa during the height of explorations by the Dutch East India Company in the southern hemisphere. Concentrated around the rise of Cape Town, the wine industry went through a series of ups and downs over the next two hundred years. …Read More

Posted by —June 18th, 2011