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There’s not much better than taking some hot laps around Lake Arrowhead just before dark.

Off to a good start.

Off to a good start.

Megan ripping.

Megan ripping.

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Lake Arrowhead Village.

Lake Arrowhead Village.

I recently came into possession of a few bags full of old Kodachrome slides that someone in my family had taken back in 1949. Not sure exactly who the photographer was or what kind of a camera they were using but it looks like they were having a quality time tripping around California.

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Starting off at Mountain Springs Stage Station. There was once a toll station here for travelers venturing from Ft Yuma to San Diego that was built around 1870. It's still possible to visit this area if you head east from San Diego on the 8 freeway.

Starting off at Mountain Springs Stage Station. There was once a toll station here for travelers venturing from Ft. Yuma to San Diego that was built around 1870. It’s still possible to visit this area if you head east from San Diego on the 8 freeway.

Shot at the C-Bar-H Guest Ranch in Lucerne Valley.

Shot at the C-Bar-H Guest Ranch in Lucerne Valley.

Enroute to Death Valley

Enroute to Death Valley

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The Eastern Sierras in the background.

The Eastern Sierras in the background.

Mt. Whitney. Shot just outside Loan Pine, CA.

A shot of Mt Whitney taken just outside of Lone Pine, CA

The Russian River in Sonoma, CA.

The Russian River in Sonoma, CA.

Totem Pole Park and Aquarium. Crescent City, CA.

Totem Pole Park and Aquarium. Crescent City, CA.

You can't go wrong with neon signs and sunsets.

You can’t go wrong with neon signs and sunsets.

Last week we ventured north to Yosemite to celebrate a few birthdays with a bunch of rad people. The weather was great and despite the initial flash of tourists lurking in the valley, the crowds were pretty low. We had some good times, caught some awesome views and did what you’re suppose to do while in Yosemite, take a trip.

Almost there...

Almost there…

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Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite National Park.

Sites 13,14 and 15

Sites 13,14 and 15

Tori and Eric planned the trip and put themselves in charge of dinner on the first night. We couldn't ask for better hosts.

Tori and Eric planned the trip and put themselves in charge of dinner on the first night. We couldn’t ask for better hosts.

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Good Morning.

Good Morning.

Monique handled breakfast the next morning with Chorizo and Egg breakfast tacos. We definitely ate better this trip than we do at home.

Monique handled breakfast the next morning with Chorizo and Egg breakfast tacos. We definitely ate better this trip than we do at home.

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We got a little bit of a late start but you can't go to Yosemite and just stay in camp. Greg leads the way on our hike to Glacier Point.

We got a little bit of a late start but you can’t go to Yosemite and just stay in camp. Greg leads the way on our hike to Glacier Point.

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Where we're going.

Where we’re going.

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Barely any snow this year.

Barely any snow this year.

Mandatory.

Mandatory.

My turn to make dinner.

My turn to make dinner.

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Moose on the Loose!

Moose getting’ loose.

Not bad waking up to this.

Not bad waking up to this.

Early morning target practice.

Early morning target practice.

Family Portraits.

Family Portraits.

Lany and Connie serving up Bacon and Egg breakfast sandwiches.

Lany and Connie serving up Bacon and Egg breakfast sandwiches.

Jada and Hillary.

Jada and Hillary.

Burnt Bacon?

Burnt Bacon?

Hodgdon Meadow

Hodgdon Meadow

WeatherMTN, Past and Future.

WeatherMTN, Past and Future.

We couldn't go home without celebrating Lany's birthday in style. What's a birthday party without a piñata?

We couldn’t go home without celebrating Lany’s birthday in style. What’s a birthday party without a piñata?

Monique and Tori.

Monique and Tori.

Stopped in the valley on our way out.

Stopped in the valley on our way out.

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Burnt.

Burnt.

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Ramona, CA.

Ramona, CA.

Graham from Us Versus Them guiding tours.

Graham from Us Versus Them guiding tours.

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Oliver telling us stories from his travels this winter. Keep your eyes peeled for this dudes part. You're going to be stoked.

Oliver telling us stories from his travels this winter. Keep your eyes peeled for this dudes part. You’re going to be stoked.

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Mona and Little C.

Mona and Little C.

Slurk.

Slurk.

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Squid trying to walk it off.

Squid trying to walk it off.

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Mount Calavera. Carlsbad, CA.

Mount Calavera. Carlsbad, CA.

Greg got epic.

Greg got epic.

Squid's photos coming soon.

Squid’s photos coming soon.

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Shep Dawgs 4 premier at Black Box.

Shep Dawgs 4 premier at Black Box was packed.

Shep Dawgs 4!

Shep Dawgs 4!

Brock's part was too good.

Brock’s part was too good.

Tanner Cribbs killed it too.

Tanner Cribbs killed it too.

Everyones faces as melted afterwards.

No face was left unmelted.

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Clint Walker wouldn't miss the premier.

Clint Walker wouldn’t miss a Shep Dawgs premier.

As you’ve probably noticed, there’s a recurring theme starting to happen here on the site. There’s no snow and we’re whining about it. Standard. The conditions are sub-par everywhere in our region so, why not take some trips in hopes of finding cold weather and pow? It’s not like we’d be missing anything. Snow or no snow, it’s actually been a pretty fun winter. The photos below are from the most recent trip to Mammoth Lakes, CA and the surrounding areas.
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Olancha, CA

Mt. Whitney in the background.

Mt. Whitney in the background.

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Upper Owens River

Upper Owens River

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Beer break searching for open hot springs

Beer break searching for open hot springs

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Originally from SBNF.

Originally from SBNF.

Lost in the Woods.

Lost in the Woods.

Found one.

Found one.

This lack of a winter the San Bernardino Mountains is having is something that we are trying to be optimistic about. While it’s easier said than done we have been doing our best to use this as an opportunity to look at our favorite place in new ways.

Pulled off the road to check out the Old Big Bear Dam.

Pulled off the road to check out the Old Bear Valley Dam.

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We've driven by this countless times but never noticed the remains of this old house right across the street.

We’ve driven by this countless times but never noticed the remains of this old house right across the street.

Hiked up the hill to get a closer look.

Had to get a closer look.

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Pulled over on the other side of the Arctic Circle to admire the view. Snow Valley isn't looking too snowing this year.

Pulled over on the other side of the Arctic Circle to admire the view. Snow Valley isn’t looking too snowing this year.

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Fog creepin' up.

Fog creepin’ up.

Locals Only.

Locals Only.

Been spending a lot of time at Buffalo House Printing Company. Pumped out another round of the Deli x WeatherMTN collar shirts.

Been spending a lot of time at Buffalo House Printing Company. Pumped out another round of the Deli x WeatherMTN collab shirts.

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Also got a chance to design and print these for Chris Gregson's new film, "Lawless". Make sure you check it out when you get a chance. Lil C is the truth!

Also got a chance to design and print these for Chris Gregson’s new film, “Lawless”. Make sure you check it out when you get a chance. Little C is the truth!

Chris and Kryshelle at the Lawless premier.

Chris and Kryshelle at the Lawless premier. Chris killed it on the video.

Always good running into Blake and Zac.

Always good running into Blake and Zac.

Lil C, Travis, and Tanner Cribbs.

Little C, Travis, and Tanner Cribbs.

Hayley and Kellan.

Hayley and Kellan.

Back to the shop! We've been staying more than busy this past month. Keep an eye out for these hand screened and built POPs wherever WeatherMTN is sold.

Back to the shop! We’ve been staying more than busy this past month. Keep an eye out for these hand screened and built POPs wherever WeatherMTN is sold.

This dude was bummed.

This dude was bummed.

Slurk stopped by to grab some gear and hangout for a bit.

Slurk stopped by to grab some gear and hangout for a bit.

Slurk's got a new toy.

…and to show us his recent purchase.

Magic Mountain. Big Bear, CA.

Magic Mountain. Big Bear, CA.

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Welcome to the Inland Empire.

Welcome to the Inland Empire.

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Ito Ski Rentals. Arrowbear, CA.

Ito Ski Rentals. Arrowbear, CA.

Running Springs, CA.

Running Springs, CA.

Fawnskin.

The Gold Pan and Nugget Room. Fawnskin, CA.

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Oceanside, CA.

Oceanside, CA.

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Little C and Squid stopping by to checkout some new stuff we have in the works.

Little C and Squid stopping by to checkout some new stuff we have in the works.

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After scoring some deals at the Pasadena City College Flea Market we cruised back to Tori and Eric’s new place to enjoy the weather.

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Mel

Dom

Dom

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There hasn’t been much snow in our neck of the woods but we’ve been having a good time with what we’ve got.

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Lapping Westridge doesn't suck even if there really isn't much snow.

Lapping Westridge doesn’t suck.

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Johnny Miller.

Johnny Miller.

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Always good running into Joe and June.

Always good running into Joe and June.

Nick's just happy to be here.

Nick’s just happy to be here.

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Richie Conklin.

Richie Conklin.

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Andrew Massey.

Andrew Massey.

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