December 15, 2005 ESAC: The Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center News

ESAC: The Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center

If you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that avalanche information is conspicuously absent on SierraDescents.com’s pages. This is certainly not because I don’t take avalanches seriously. Avalanches worry me more than any other objective hazard in winter mountaineering. I’ve therefore been thinking very carefully about what I’d like to say about avalanches (more...)...

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November 11, 2005 Welcome to SierraDescents.com! News

Welcome to SierraDescents.com!

It’s been a long time coming! When I first moved to California, merging my writing and photography into a website about backcountry skiing in the Sierra Nevada seemed a fine idea…I just never got around to actually doing it. The Sierra Nevada rightly intimidated me. Unlike the forgiving playground of my home town mountains, the (more...)...

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August 28, 2005 Langley - Cottonwood Lakes Loop Uncategorized

Langley – Cottonwood Lakes Loop

Looking for a spectacular high-altitude day hike in the Southern Sierra? Mount Langley via Horseshoe Meadows is an excellent choice (more...)...

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When there is snow, SierraDescents is Andy Lewicky's California backcountry skiing and mountaineering website. Without snow, sierradescents becomes an ill-tempered hiking and climbing blog.

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