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Fear Management: How to Prep Your Mental State for Your Next Backcountry Objective

Fear is part of the human condition, especially if you like to adventure. Whether you are ascending an exposed ridgeline or standing at the top of big, hairy line, the jitters can hit you and you work through it—or you don’t and turn around.

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Fear Management: How to Prep Your Mental State for Your Next Backcountry Objective

Fear is part of the human condition, especially if you like to adventure. Whether you are ascending an exposed ridgeline or standing at the top of big, hairy line, the jitters can hit you and you work … [Read More...]

2016 Beer Guide: Editors’ Choice

Call them disrupters. Craft ski companies have been around since Igneous (Wyo.) pressed planks in the late ’90s. Craft brewers? They emerged a decade earlier in mountain towns around the country. Big … [Read More...]

Mission Memorial Day: Taking remembrance to the mountains

In early March, Associate Editor Lucy Higgins spent four days touring and skiing in the Beartooth Mountains with the Sierra Club's Military Outdoors program for an upcoming story. Also on the trip was … [Read More...]

A multi-user backcountry discussion: Winter Wildlands Alliance Ambassador Forum 2016

AMGA Guide Donny Roth, an ambassador for Winter Wildlands Alliance, recently went to the first Winter Wildlands Alliance Forum held in Tahoe City, Calif. There, Roth and fellow ambassadors and … [Read More...]

Boardroom: From Mall Shop Manager to Snowboard Brand Owner, Mason Davey Follows His Own Path

I first met Mason Davey, co-owner of Weston Snowboards, on a bootpack out to the Jackson Hole backcountry. I happened to be on one of his Backwoods snowboards, testing it during the Jackson Hole … [Read More...]

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