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.
For this installment of “Summer Stashes,” we talked with photographer Abby Cooper about her summer missions in the Whistler area.
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.
Backcountry Magazine is calling all filmmakers—professional or amateur alike—to submit their short films for consideration in our first-ever Fall Line Film Festival. Taking place at our annual Barn Bash, held on Saturday, October 24 in Cambridge, Vt., this film showcase will feature the best of the submissions we receive in two categories, independent and brand sponsored.
The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac is out, and with it comes the annual discussion about whether their winter weather predictions are accurate or may need to be taken with a hefty grain of salt. The prediction for this winter? “Above normal snowfall in the north,” reports the Almanac. “Winter will be much colder than last winter.”
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.
Autumn is right around the corner. With the cooling temps comes the beginning of film festival season, a time for generating stoke for the approaching winter. One organization prepping for a cinematic onslaught is the Winter Wildlands Alliance (WWA), a nonprofit whose mission is to promote and preserve winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands.
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.
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.