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Behind the Lens: Denali

A photo journey of America’s highest peak by Melissa and Jack Plantz In June, Telluride photographer Melissa Plantz and her son Jack traveled to Alaska to join a Mountain Trip expedition to the summit of Denali, the highest peak in North America. Melissa had always wanted to photograph an expedition; with her father’s passing less […]

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Avalanche Education: Changing Snow Conditions in the Spring

Changing Snow Conditions & Avalanche Hazard By Jake Hutchinson Jake has spent more than 25 years working as an avalanche professional. He is currently a lead instructor for the American Avalanche Institute, an avalanche forecaster for Glacier National Park, and an avalanche consultant. Off the snow, Hutchinson is the Head of Instructor and Seminar development […]

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Terrain Management & Avalanche Hazard

Terrain is the Foundation for a Solid Assessment of Avalanche Hazard By Jake Hutchinson Jake has spent more than 25 years working as an avalanche professional. He is currently a lead instructor for the American Avalanche Institute, an avalanche forecaster for Glacier National Park, and an avalanche consultant. Off the snow, Hutchinson is the Head […]

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Early Season Avalanche Safety Checklist

Getting your gear and your head ready for avalanche season Snow safety requires that we pay attention to conditions in the backcountry right from the start of the season. If you keep track of the avalanche story right from the beginning, you’ll know what underlies the snow pack at midwinter and beyond. Right now, is […]

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Skiing in Mongolia with Chason Russell

The following article was written by Chason Russell after adventure skiing in Mongolia during the spring of 2017. As we were leaving a mountain rescue meeting one evening, my friend Jordan White suddenly proposed, “Hey, are you interested in a ski trip to Mongolia?” Normally, I would instantly have said, “Of course!” But that night […]

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South American Ski Adventures

Unique Ski Vacations in South America  Beat the heat this summer and head south. We put together the ultimate two adventure trips for you: a unique, first-class heli-ski operation; and a sled skiing trip complete with glamping tents. Not your speed? No worries. We also covered the basics for planning a ski vacation to any […]

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Top 5 Unique Summer Vacations

5 Unique Summer Vacation Ideas for Skiers There is a reason skiers love summer. After months of cramped feet and covering up, our toes seek the freedom of flip flops and our pasty legs are in dire need of Vitamin D. Summer activities keep us engaged and in shape (learn more about that here) and long […]

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Adventure Skiing in Chamonix with Victor Major

Skiing in Chamonix There is a Mecca in every adventurous sport. Surfing has the North Shore, climbing has Yosemite, and mountaineering has the Tibetan Plateau. To me, Chamonix has always stood as the Mecca for (extreme) skiing. I have long harbored fantasies about skiing legendary Cham lines and this past April I was finally able […]

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