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Mike Phillips

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Mike is a full time seasonal outdoor professional. In the winter you can find him doing avalanche control work and caring for injured skiers as a professional ski patroller at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, California or backcountry skiing on the East Side of the Sierra. During the drier months of summer he trades in the skis for lightweight packs as a backpacking guide on the John Muir Trail, Mt. Whitney, and less talked about regions of California's High Sierra. Mike calls the Eastern Sierra home, where he lives in a small house at the foot of a volcano in a little aspen grove with his wife and accident prone dog.

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