Off Yonder – Adventure Travel Stories - Seeing the world for what it is

Tele Part II
Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California, United States

It was an all day event. Departing Berkeley at 6am, Mark and I caravaned up with a family he met while doing a newspaper story on Social Security. We were on the snow by 9.30. We started on the Red Dog chair which departs right from the parking lot. The snow was still cool, but […]

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Telemark Skiing
Stevens Pass, Washington, United States

Telemark skiing feels as beautiful and as graceful as it looks, even for somebody just getting the knack of it for the first time. My friend Blake invited me to go skiing with him, and when he said “Oh, by the way, I’ll be telemarking.” I couldn’t help but exclaim how I’ve always wanted to […]

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Europe: Tour, Symphony, Ski, Reunion
Gratz, Austria

040103-europe-091-chrisWe had great week in Austria, taking day trips to Ljubljana and Bratislava, and then bringing in the new year in Graz, with Alastair. The three of us then headed to Western Austria to ski!

Chris and I took the train into Germany to hunt down our long lost classmates from 20 years ago!

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Visa Trip… and skiing!
New Zealand

It all started as a simple week long trip to New Zealand so Jason could get his Australian Visa. Well, needless to say, when an adventure involves Jason and I, the simple… is made even simpler!

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Backcountry Skiing
Dead Horse Gap, Snowy Mountains, Australia

My weekend was great. Admittedly we spent a fair chunk of the time in the car getting there, and even having to make adjustments to the plans because the first place we went, didn’t have any snow, making it hard to ski. So we drove further south about 2 more hours down along the Snowy […]

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