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Mountainbeering Mt. Shasta

Climbing Mt. Shasta via the Clear Creek Trailhead in late summer is absolutely stunning. There are gorgeous views of waterfalls and canyons, and all you can see is vast wilderness stretching to the end of the horizon as you ascend … Continue reading

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Grizzly Flats and Charcoal Grade – The Devil’s Tramping Ground

Devil’s Tramping Ground Tripel by Aviator Brewing Company. A hell of a beer (get it) to have along for a mountain bike ride up Charcoal Grade in Steven’s Creek County Park. Turning the ride into a loop through Long Ridge Open Space … Continue reading

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Mountains, Beer, and Safe Sax

Just a fun picture from Vladimir Kopylov near the summit of Mt. Ushba in the Caucasus Mountains. He’s been Mountainbeering for years on the other side of the world. The Caucasus Mountains lie between the Caspian and Black Seas near … Continue reading

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Mountainbeering, New England Style

Finally! The East Coast gets some Mountainbeering love. Our badass friend Rob – an Environmental Educator, a climbing instructor, and a Wilderness First Responder – recounts a recent Mountainbeering experience in New Hampshire’s share of the Appalachians – the frigid … Continue reading

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Heavenly Mountainbeering at Lake Tahoe

“Hey! You know what’d be fun!? Strapping sticks to our feet and plunging several thousand feet down this mountain!” Whichever intrepid adventurers first decided to try downhill skiing must have been both stupid and awesome. The first time I ever … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking in Big Basin Redwoods State Park

It’s been a while since Mountainbeering has done some mountain biking, so a 28 mile ride through Big Basin Redwoods State Park seemed like the smart thing to do. Bikes aren’t allowed on the hiking trails, but there are a … Continue reading

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Buttes and Beer in Bend, OR

Bend, OR is an absolute gem of a town tucked away at the eastern edge of the Cascade Range where the climate starts to switch over to high desert. The first time I visited Bend, I was on my way … Continue reading

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Mountainbeering visits Portland

Back in April of 2010, I spent the month living in my truck and slowly making my way up the West Coast to Alaska. I didn’t have any specific destinations in mind, so to help narrow things down, I decided … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Just a quick Happy New Year from a couple of Mountainbeer-ers in snowy Wisconsin! We enjoyed a few local brews – a New Glarus Spotted Cow and a Central Waters IPA – after a short cross country skiing escapade in Laona, WI. P.S. … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Mountains = Sierra Nevada Beer

Here’s a mountainbeering adventure that I had completely forgotten about! Back in February of 2011, I was working at an outdoor science school in Big Bear, CA. We had just gotten some fresh snow, and I convinced my friend Simone … Continue reading

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