Better Days in the Backcountry: Know Before You Go
Did you know that you can preview your tour using GPX tracks imported to Google Earth? I find that this is a great way to get a clearer mental model for new terrain.
Better Days in the Backcountry: Aligned Partnership
The secret sauce to great days in the backcountry is alignment with your partner.
Better Days in the Backcountry: A series
A series about how to have more fun on each of your tours.
Become a More Savvy Backcountry Traveler: FOR FREE
I was recently introduced to the idea of becoming 1 percent better each day by the extraordinarily savvy Rob Coppolilo. If you get 1 percent better each day and you go out 30 days in a season, you could be 30 percent better by the end of your season! That’s huge!
Glacier Peak Ski – Cool Glacier Headwall Solo: Mountain Yelp Review (5 Star)
I spent the majority of the ascent in a cloud and wrapped up in my thoughts. Just as I got to the col, the sun popped, god smiled down upon me and if there were animals on the mountain they would’ve started singing like something out of Snow White.
The Birthday Tour: Washington Pass
Hey world, it’s me again. Today, I asked folks on Instagram what they wanted to read in a blog post and the results are suggesting that folks want more trip reports, some climbing stories, a few skiing stories and lots of pretty pictures. My goal here is to write stuff you actually want to read.…
SATURDAY One after another, I watch the guys throw big tricks off an improvised jump. I often volunteer to film them partially to support them, but mostly because I’m in awe of what they can do. Before I get into position and pull my phone out, they tell me that I have to hit the…