More and more people are making the transition from the resort to the backcountry. The urge to explore snow less traveled, combined with lighter and easier to use touring gear, has led to exponential growth in backcountry skiing and riding. There has also been an increase in the popularity of skinning up ski resort slopes […] Read more.
After instructing wilderness mountaineering courses for seven years, Jim was hired for a photo shoot in 2011. Since then, he’s written about and photographed expeditions for National Geographic, Powder, Backpacker, Men’s Journal, and others. He’s found a niche shooting Type II Fun and wilderness trips in places like Mongolia, Bolivia, and Antarctica but loves tromping around his home […] Read more.
Winter Wildlands Alliance’s 4th annual Day of Action in the Jedidiah Smith Wilderness was a success. Winter Wildlands Alliance and the US Forest Service combined forces to offer a day in the dirt, coordinating volunteers on two separate projects to to help protect the places we play. The projects included marking wilderness boundaries and building […] Read more.