Two Days to Remember in the High Sierra

The ski season has started off slow in the Sierra, especially considering our monumental Winter that was last year. This piece was published in the early Winter edition of Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal. It recounts two of my favorite ski ...

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Exploratory Ski Touring in the Himalaya

Last Spring, years of planning paid off. Joining veteran Himalayan guide Luke Smithwick, our vision of a Himalayan Alpine Guides camp came to fruition. The inaugural trip brought us to Ladakh, India where we were able to visit high mountain ...

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Surfing Lake Tahoe

Surfing Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite things to do. It’s so incredible to live here in Tahoe and have what we have so close to our backdoor. The skiing, biking, and climbing are all world class. But when ...

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Off to Guide and Ski Tour in Antarctica

The annual Ice Axe Expeditions Antarctic Ski Tour is ready for lift off! Guides and guests will gather in Ushuaia, Argentina this week where we’ll stretch our legs on the prime terrain of the Martial Glacier before setting sail for ...

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Skiing 167 Months in a Row

In the last week of summer in California, I went skiing. Twice, actually. And to be honest, it was pretty good. Both sessions were off Carson Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Kirkwood, and the conditions were a nod ...

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