Beyond the Gates: How the BRASS Foundation is teaching racers avy safety

How, in the wake of two U.S. Ski Team development-athletes’ deaths, snow-safety organization BRASS is educating the U.S.’s youth racers.

Raffles, Beer and Knowledge: A Snow and Avalanche Workshop Built for the East

The 7th annual Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop, held in Fryeburg, Maine on Nov. 11, is an event that’s grown from being held in a small room of metal folding chairs to one that fills out the elegant, 375-capacity Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center.

Skintrack Sketches: Mimi Kvinge looks to balance authentic artistic identity and brand

Seattle, Wash. resident Mimi Kvinge, 28, believes that every day is an art class. Her expansive portfolio across a multitude of mediums showcases her natural talent and dedication to her craft. Kvinge epitomizes the ‘work hard, play hard’ lifestyle with pursuits in skiing, mountain biking and fishing.

More Than You Think: Six women tackle the East’s backcountry gems and stereotypes

A new three-part webisode series out this fall—directed by Sam Davies and produced by Burlington, Vt.’s Outdoor Gear Exchange—celebrates female empowerment to inspire women to look for bigger lines and expand their comfort zones.

Skintrack Sketches: Gianna Andrews takes the silver linings in life and paints them

In this installment of Skintrack Sketches, we explore the art of Gianna Andrews. Hailing from Vashon Island, Washington, the 23-year-old is a passionate skier and mountain biker, but a compression fracture to her T6 and seven vertebrae in 2015 challenged her to expand on non-physical pursuits.