Photo Credit: Jeremy Bernard Website:http://www.jeremy-bernard.com/humans/ Ohhh to be able to ski this well at 45 years old. Regardless of what they say about him slowing down, Bruno clearly still has more power and style than most in their 20s and 30s. I appreciate how this short film provides some insight into his personal history and [...]
An excerpt from a recent paper on the importance of goal abandonment in avalanche terrain. One way for backcountry skiers to create goal elasticity is by regularly assessing whether or not their plans are robust (work well across a wide range of circumstances and are flexible to unknowns), brittle (work well under limited conditions) or [...]
Things that aren't lame. 1) Environmentalism 2) Great Skiing 3) Adventures 4) Good Music 5) Montana. If any of these are appealing to you then take half an hour and watch Land of No Use. There are many facets of backcountry skiing, but rarely discussed in our current "progression" of the sport is the importance [...]
Great new educational film series from Black Diamond and Powder Magazine. No need to write much for this, just watch. http://www.powder.com/human-factor/
Rappelling into your line during a steep skiing competition on skinny skis....Doug Coombs.
Do you think we can make it to November without turning the heat on? The current 10 day weather forecast for Maine and New Hampshire was the impetus to this question; predicted low of 34 on Sat. night . As I mulled over how long I would be comfortable sleeping in down jackets I realized [...]
It has been a while since the last post. However, armed with rocket fuel coffee, a moment of free time, and some interesting statistics (still yet to be fully analyzed) I thought I would share some insights on what appears to be an imbalanced backcountry skiing community. This isn't to imply that men and women [...]
The "trucklet" meandered its way through the Vinalhaven fog in an effort to deliver me to my favorite fishing spot on the island. I wasn't in search of big game fish just some Mackerel to cook up for a mid morning meal. As I made my way across the quiet island I thought about the [...]