What’s Your Carbon Ski-print: Nomadic Skier Creates Carbon Calculator for Earth Day

Have you ever wondered the CO2 impact of a ski trip? Now there’s a way to find out.

Mountain Skills: Crevasse Rescue

It’s hard to know where to start with a complex skill like crevasse rescue. Rope handling?
Reading a glacier? Mechanical advantage? Guide Niels Meyer highlights what’s critical.

Into “The Darkest White”: Eric Blehm Discusses His Latest Work, a Deep Dive on Craig Kelly

From slalom racing to splitboard guiding Craig Kelly shaped the sport of snowboarding. Now, roughly two decades since his death, Eric Blehm traces Kelly’s life from his first snowboard to the fatal avalanche that killed him.

Teleskier, Humanitarian Kasha Rigby Leaves a Legacy of Uplifting Others

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the world lost beloved, legendary ski mountaineer Kasha Rigby. But her impact extended far beyond the mountains.

Kasha Rigby Dies in Avalanche in Kosovo

The legendary skier and mountaineer is thought to be the only fatality in the slide at the Ski Center in Brezovica on Tuesday. This is a developing story, stay tuned for updates.

Resources: Crevasse Rescue

Our Mountain Skills article from Issue 156 lays out the basics of crevasse rescue. This page offers supplemental resources.

Keely’s Camp for Girls: Winter Scholarships and Backcountry Offerings

World Cup ski racer Keely Kelleher never had female coaches growing up, but she hopes to change that for the next generation. This year, Keely’s Camp is offering two backcountry-focused camps and a pair of sponsorship opportunities for ski-focused programs.

The Pregame: How to Plan Tours

No matter your goals for the season, it all starts with a strong plan. Brush up on your backcountry skillset before the snow arrives.

Sea to Summit to Stuff Sack: Packing Systems Reviewed

Stuff sacks, dry bags and compression bags. Are they really necessary? Increasingly, editor Greta Close doesn’t travel without them.

Lightweight Luxury: The Sleep Setup of the Summer

In the past you’ve had to trade weight for comfort, but these two products prove that’s not the case. This summer, we figured we’d freshen up our gearbox with something more in-season.