A Letter to my Students

The following words were read to the Waynflete upper school before departing for our annual Outdoor Experience trips.  .......I wasn’t a great student….but I was a really good thinker, and the place(s) where I did most of my thinking was outside. This wasn’t a mistake. Woolf, Einstein, Wadsworth, Tchaikovsky, and even Jobs, all recognized the [...]

Intentional Skiing

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 [...]