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Hike Satwiwa to Tri-Peaks

10 hours agoFitness / Hiking : Modern Hiker

Most readers of this site will no doubt be familiar with Boney Mountain. The high point of Boney mountain is Sandstone Peak, which is a focal point for some of the best hiking on the west end of the Santa Monica Mountains. The Mishe Mokwa Loop to Sandstone is one of the classics of SoCal hiking, and Modern…

L.A. Walks: Paramount Ranch offers a real hike in the faux Old West

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A working movie ranch in Agoura Hills that since 1927 has been home to the Cisco Kid, Hopalong Cassidy and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains National Park Area is now a playground for hikers, bikers, equestrians and sightseers.

Why aren't we skiing?

You might have heard about (or seen or experienced) the record snowfalls this winter both in the East and in the West. In fact, Hunter Mountain in upstate New York, a place I'm fond of, just received....guess what...SEVEN FEET of snow.So...Show More Summary

2015 Mountain West football power rankings, from Boise State to UNLV

Utah State could be excellent, and New Mexico and San Jose State could surprise, but Boise State is the runaway favorite for both the MWC title and a New Year's bowl bid. At the end of each conference run-through (here's the whole Mountain West), I take a look at how I perceive the conference's balance of power heading into the season. Show More Summary

Smell Test: Polo Ralph Lauren Supreme Oud

Straight to our office from a pasture of wild buffalo sipping from the pellucid waters of a mountain stream somewhere in the American West, Polo Ralph Lauren’s new scent, Supreme Oud, has undergone the treacherous gauntlet that is the Kempt Smell Test™. Results after the jump.

New Mexico JC forward verbally commits to Colorado State

Given their losses in the front court, this is an important commitment for Colorado State as they look to once again contend in the Mountain West.

Obama conquered the West for Democrats, but now it's back in play

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

When President Obama claimed the Democratic nomination en route to the White House, he planted his party flag in this Rocky Mountain capital, vowing to end Washington's dysfunction and find elusive consensus around issues such as immigration, guns and abortion.

Mountain Dew Turns Tweets Into Online Ads With the Return of Baja Blast

We've already seen brands like Dunkin' Donuts and West Elm pull social media posts into ads, and now Mountain Dew wants in on the user-generated craze. Earlier today, Mountain Dew announced it is bringing back Baja Blast, a tropical flavored drink, for a limited time. Show More Summary

West Virginia fans burn couches so often, outdoor furniture is now illegal

Great job, Mountaineers! West Virginia fans have a long history of setting things on fire -- couches and chairs are the most frequent victims. The Morgantown City Council's latest effort to stop the tradition was passed unanimously Tuesday,...Show More Summary

MWC preview: 5 key non-conference games to watch in 2015

The Mountain West Conference continues to strengthen its non-conference schedule with showdowns against teams from the Power 5 conferences. That said, here are 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015:

Mule Deer Relocated in West Texas to Help Boost Population

ALPINE— In an effort to boost a struggling mule deer population in and around the Black Gap Wildlife Management Area, 40 mule deer does were relocated from Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area in early February. The mule deer population...Show More Summary

The big 2015 Fresno State football guide: Waiting for the time to strike

The 128-team countdown hits a reigning Mountain West division champion. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. It all started so well After falling to 4-9 in Pat Hill's final season, Fresno State hired Tim DeRuyter in 2012, and he went 20-6 in two years and took home the 2013 Mountain West title. Show More Summary

Clear Creek Mountain Bike Trails – Iowa City, Iowa

The Clear Creek mountain bike trails are located between Camp Cardinal Boulevard and the Ashton Cross-Country course, which is west of the Hawkeye Recreation Fields. Hiking and mountain biking are the popular activities. A large, free parking lot is located on Camp Cardinal near where the Clear Creek paved path crosses it. Show More Summary

Hiking West Butte Borrego Mountain

2 weeks agoFitness / Hiking : Modern Hiker

I recently conducted an extremely non-scientific poll in a Facebook hiking group about why there aren’t more people out hiking in the desert. Right here in Southern California we have two of the most spectacular desert regions – Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Joshua Tree National Park – in the country. The rich variety of…

New Fly Fishing Books

3 weeks agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West by Jen Brown highlights how the fly-fishing tourist industry shaped the environmental, economic, and social development of the Western United States. Brown also examines the popular conception of fly … more ?

The big 2015 Mountain West football guide, from UNLV to Boise State

The fourth conference in Bill Connelly's 128-team megapreview countdown! Check back every weekday for more. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Why not? My first impression of UNLV's hire of local high school coaching...Show More Summary

The big 2015 San Jose State football guide: SJSU outrecruited Iowa. Now what?

The 128-team countdown continues in the Mountain West, looking at a team hoping to follow Western Michigan's model to success. Confused? Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. 1. Recruiting and change in the Mountain West You can...Show More Summary

Mountain West teams to play Missouri Valley teams

Wyoming will play at Indiana State next season as part of renewed MW-Missouri Valley series        

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