Near Russia, With Love: Norway’s Finnmark Alps

You’ve heard of Lyngen and Lofoten. You’ve seen pictures of sailboats bobbing in the Arctic beneath staggering lines that rush to the sea like the Grinch dropping in on Whoville. But go even farther north and there’s a forgotten range that even many Norwegians don’t visit. And for the natives of this place, that’s just fine. No guidebooks, no waypoints. Just local knowledge, a skipper and unlimited access to the prettiest range you’ve never heard of.


Early Season Snow: what it means for a mid-season snowpack

Sometimes, early season snow can cause mid-season instabilities. [Photo] Sarah Carpenter At this time of the winter, many forecast centers around the west are making note of a persistent problem … [Read More...]

How one Crested Butte-based skier pays it forward

For Crested Butte, Colorado-based Alex Riedman, being a member of Crested Butte Mountain Rescue is all about giving back to her community. She moved from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Colo.’s Western … [Read More...]

BaseCamp TV: Fueling

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