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Monday by Mateo: Tuolumne

Monday by Mateo: Tuolumne

High in Yosemite National Park is a magic land of domes, lakes, glacial tarns, plateaus, and forests—the climber’s wonderland of Tuolumne Meadows. A huge draw here is the East Face...

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Monday by Mateo: Mom Van Life

Monday by Mateo: Mom Van Life

OK, sure, it’s not the ubiquitous tricked-out $60,000 Sprinter van, but this repurposed soccer-mom van still gets the job done. I mean, really, how much do you need? Somewhere to...

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Monday by Mateo: The Crimp

Monday by Mateo: The Crimp

“It’s hard out here for a crimp,” someone once rapped, or perhaps the word was “pimp”? We forget…. In any case, the crimp position is so key and specific to...

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Monday By Mateo: The Ouray Ice Park

Monday By Mateo: The Ouray Ice Park

Not all things manmade are automatically bad. Take the Ouray Ice Park aka the Uncompaghre River Gorge above Ouray, Colorado. Taking advantage of Ouray’s high elevation (7,800 feet) and steep,...

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