Backcountry Basecamp 2023

Backcountry Basecamp is heading to Powder Mountain this weekend! The Backcountry BASECAMP Tour is heading back to Utah’s Powder Mountain! Together with Scott Sports, Backcountry Magazine brings the beta published in every issue to resorts across the U.S. From the Berkshires to the Tetons, the Rockies to the Wasatch, Backcountry Magazine will join local guides, […]

Wisdom: Nancy Bockino Practices Patience

Nancy Bockino keeps really busy. Her work takes her between Teton County Search and Rescue, teaching avalanche courses, guiding for Exum Mountain Guides and researching high-elevation pines in Grand Teton National Park. How does she balance it all? Patience, she says, plus a passion for the mountains.

The Yurt: Backcountry’s Basecamp

Would a yurt by any other name smell so…pungent? Maybe. The Turkish word, meaning homeland, is short and sweet, apropos of the squat shelters that the nomads of inner Asia called home for thousands of years. In ski culture, we know yurts as the perfect home base—somewhere to hang up our skins, crack open a […]

Backcountry Basecamp Tour 2014

Backcountry Magazine, in association with Gore-Tex, Patagonia and Marmot is proud to announce its nationwide backcountry skiing and snowboarding tour. Featuring education, safety, and the latest gear, Backcountry Basecamp will visit some of the most iconic ski resorts in the country to bring the backcountry to the masses.