Feature

Photographer Zoya Lynch dives in to the ethereal

Zoya Lynch of Revelstoke, B.C. is drawn to the etherial qualities of winter. Sunbursts and halos grace many shots, and her images bring a more conceptual quality to her backcountry photography.

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Bonanza Flats conservation marks win for Wasatch Backcountry Alliance

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Jason Hummel captures Mt. Baker’s Golden Hour

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A Brand Evolution: Jason Levinthal and Matt Sterbenz talk partnerships and the future of 4FRNT

In a press release on June 27, 4FRNT Skis announced its acquisition by ski startup icon Jason Levinthal, owner of J Skis and founder of LINE skis and Full Tilt boots. In the press release, 4FRNT brand … [Read More...]

2017 Photo Annual: Cedric Bernardini

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Out of the Drought: Shasta guide Rich Meyer talks California’s summer snowpack and big objectives

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Gear

It’s what’s on the inside that counts: A Master Bootfitter’s guide to footbeds and liners

We last chatted with Board-certified pedorthist Bob Egeland just before the 2018 Powder Mountain Gear Test Week to hear about the ABCs of bootfitting. In our conversation, he elaborated on the three … [Read More...]

My Kit: Seven Essentials for The Sierra High Way

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My Kit: Nine Tools for Ski Mountaineering in Montana’s Tobacco Roots

Later this week, I’m heading into Montana’s Tobacco Root Mountains for a ski mountaineering course offered by Bell Lake Yurt and Montana Alpine Adventures. Most of my steep-skiing experience is … [Read More...]

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