Basecamp TV with Andrew McLean, Season 2: Fueling

Andrew McLean talks fueling for long days and what snacks he loves when the tank runs low.

Basecamp TV with Andrew McLean, Season 2: How to Stay in AK

McLean talks travel logistics and basecamp Feng Shui for that bucket list Alaska touring expedition.

Basecamp TV with Andrew McLean, Season 2: Picking a Partner

Even Andrew McLean isn’t a lone wolf in the mountains—here’s how he picks the right partner for an objective.

Photographer Profile: Guy Fattal finds inspiration at home and in the mountains

I am originally from Israel, so I didn’t grow up skiing, but my love for photography and the mountains has led me to travel all around the world chasing snow and photos. But, really, the place that inspires me the most is Israel. I used to just enjoy shooting markets and colors and streets—the warm vibe of Israel.

Basecamp TV with Andrew McLean, Season 2: Turning Around

In this episode: Andrew McLean talks about when to push for the summit or when it’s time to call it a day.

Basecamp TV with Andrew McLean, Season 2: Heuristic Traps

Andrew McLean is back for a second season of Basecamp TV, and this time he takes a dive into the softer skills of backcountry travel. Over five episodes, the Straight Chuter covers the nuances of nutrition, communication, safety, group dynamics and trip planning, all with his signature, expert blend of insight and humor.

Photographer Profile: Bruno Long’s in the right place at the right time

In the 2018 Photo Annual, we’ve asked seven photographers to dish on the inspiration behind a favorite photo of their choosing. These featured photographers capture the landscapes, community and emotion that that evoke the untracked experience, from dawn’s light to skintracks cutting across a blank white canvas.

Backcountry Events Bulletin: December 2017

Some Decembers bring deep snow, some stay on the dry side, but no matter what’s falling out of the sky, this month is a festive time to hang with friends at local bc events and brush up on avy education for the coming season. Here’s a list of fun and informative affairs around the U.S.

Photographer Profile: Ming Poon captures the Tahoe backcountry

In the 2018 Photo Annual, we’ve asked seven photographers to dish on the inspiration behind a favorite photo of their choosing. These featured photographers capture the landscapes, community and emotion that that evoke the untracked experience, from dawn’s light to skintracks cutting across a blank white canvas.

Adventure Not War: Veterans Return to Iraq to Ski and Heal

Last February, veteran Stacy Bare returned to Iraq for a different type of tour. Nearly 10 years after his deployment as a U.S. Army Captain, the director of Sierra Club Outdoors aimed to ski the country’s second-tallest peak, Mt. Halgurd (11,834 ft.) in Iraqi Kurdistan’s northern Arbil Province. And, along the way, he hoped it would offer something deeper.

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