Explorer's Guide to
(2nd edition)

by David T. Page

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Explorer's Guide Yosemite & the Southern Sierra Nevada - David T. Page
Notes Index


  Death Valley's Secret Stash (Men's Journal)

  Really Old Masters
(NY Times)

The World's Most Traveled Man?

(Men's Journal)

Skiing CA's 14ers

(Eastside Magazine)

Wild Ice

(NY Times)

Rituals: The Last Run

(NY Times)


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How to Make Your Own Skis (and why there might be a revolution in it)

Christian Pondella photoAS PART OF A TYPICALLY GRANDIOSE AND SPLASHY roundup in Skiing Magazine entitled "The Future of Skiing: The 28 people, products, and inventions revolutionizing our sport," writer Rob Story summarily dismissed "that mohawked dude in the Mammoth parking lot who’ll fire up power tools and cut you a pair of skis during lunch if you slide him $300."

Here's why we think Mr. Story missed the point.

And hey, if you missed it in the print mag, here's my feature from the winter issue of Eastside on the time I went down to Olancha to meet Michael and try the whole thing out for myself.

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