Reclaiming Lost Ground, Revisited

The 50-year history of snowmobile management in U.S. national forests has been a policy of looking the other way—with the exception of Wilderness Areas, if an over-snow vehicle could get there, it could go there.

Smooth is Fast: Increase efficiency to earn more turns

A day in the mountains is best spent traveling through them, not standing around among them. And through practice and planning, it’s possible to minimize down time to earn more turns in a day. Here’s how to increase personal and group efficiency without upping the pace in the skintrack.

Carl Skoog: Remembering an icon of Washington ski mountaineering and photography

Before his untimely death in 2005 at age 46, Carl Skoog logged innumerable first ascents and descents and shot dramatic imagery in his home mountains—Washington’s Cascade Range—where he explored with his brothers, Lowell and Gordy, and many friends. And for Cascade-based photographer and adventurer Jason Hummel, Skoog’s work provided inspiration aplenty to continue the tradition of adventure ski photography in the state’s rugged ranges. 

Photographer Profile: Grant Gunderson on true locals and finding the sweet spot

In this week’s profile, photographer Grant Gunderson of Bellingham, Wash. talks about finding the ideal vantage point. 

Photographer Profile: Ryan Creary captures the shades of winter

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.

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.

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