Austral Aspirations: Allie Rood talks ski mountaineering and life abroad in New Zealand

For our next installment of “Austral Aspirations,” we talk with Allie Rood, lodge manager at Temple Basin Ski Club in New Zealand. This is Allie’s first “endless winter” and she plans to make the most of it by exploring the Southern Alps of Kiwi country.

Summer Stashes: Photographer Abby Cooper explores the fading snow of Whistler

For this installment of “Summer Stashes,” we talked with photographer Abby Cooper about her summer missions in the Whistler area.

Southern Storm: Aaron Rice skis Argentinian powder on his way to 2.5 million vertical feet in 2016

In Argentina, nothing quite works the way it’s intended to and everything takes a bit longer than it otherwise should. But eventually you end up where you’re supposed to be.

Summer Stashes: Mt. Owen still holds the goods in July

All summer long, we will add to the growing list of places where you can find snowy terrain to beat the heat. For this installment of “Summer Stashes,” we talked with Tom Cuddy, a Masters student at Western State Colorado University, about his trip to Mt. Owen in Colorado’s Elk Mountains.

Summer Stashes: Celebrating friendship with summer turns at Colorado’s Rollins Pass

All summer long, we will add to the growing list of places where you can find snowy terrain to beat the heat. For this installment of “Summer Stashes,” we talked with skier Jamie Seiffer who returned to his inaugural Colorado backcountry zone in the Indian Peak Wilderness with a little help from his friends.

Austral Aspirations: McKenna Peterson talks surfing, political protests and skiing the Super C Couloir

For our next installment of “Austral Aspirations,” we talk with Freeride athlete McKenna Peterson, who hopped a jet to Chile in mid July to film with Outside Television. While she was there, the La Niña skies opened on Portillo, and she was able to experience the Andes in knee-deep powder. Here is what she had to say about her recent trip.

Austral Aspirations: Alex Taran dishes on food, snow and safety in Chile

For the latest installment of “Austral Aspirations,” we caught up with Alex Taran, founder of the South American Beacon Project (SABP), to talk about what the backcountry and avalanche safety scenes are like in Chile and why she has spent the last nine years heading south for the summer months.

Austral Aspirations: Donny Roth talks guiding in Chile

For our next installment of “Austral Aspirations,” we talk with AMGA Guide Donny Roth who started out in South America as a ski instructor. Thirteen seasons later, Roth is now the owner and operator of Chile Powder Adventures, a guiding business that customizes ski trips into the Andes.

Summer Solitare: Aaron Rice talks solo skiing on his path to 2.5 million vertical feet in 2016

When I chose to attempt to set the record for skinning and skiing the most vertical feet in one year, I knew skiing solo was going to be a reality. Most people aren’t into repeated 10,000-vertical-foot days or skiing in marginal June conditions.

Summer Stashes: A session on Mt. Adams

All summer long, we will add to the growing list of places where you can find snowy terrain to beat the heat. This week we talked with skier and climber Andy Munas who took advantage of the remaining snow on Mt. Adams in the Cascades earlier in the season.

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