In It For The Hut Vibes

Last winter, skiers Lagasse, Jenna Kane, Noah Howell, and Molly Armanino ventured into the new Frog Lake Huts, which opened in December 2021 near Castle Peak, in the backcountry outside of Truckee, California. The film Howell about their trip will be featured in this year’s Backcountry Film Festival. These plush huts, which are owned and operated by… Continue reading In It For The Hut Vibes

WINTER WILDLANDS ALLIANCE (WWA) PRESENTS: THE 18TH ANNUAL BACKCOUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL

Following Molly and Jenna out to the Frog Lake Huts with Noah filming us for "Hut Vibes"

The WWA Backcountry Film Fest is back for its 18th year! I am happy to share a short film I worked on with a very talented crew will be a part of the screenings this season. “Hut Vibes” was shot by backcountry legend Noah Howell over the course of several days spent at the Frog… Continue reading WINTER WILDLANDS ALLIANCE (WWA) PRESENTS: THE 18TH ANNUAL BACKCOUNTRY FILM FESTIVAL

Remembering One of the Greatest Skiers in the History of the Sport | Hilaree Nelson

No matter how hard I try to let them flow, the words still don’t come easy. It’s beyond heartbreaking. She was so much more than an exceptional athlete. Then again, she was one of greatest to ever strap on a pair of skis. I think about talking to her in the hospital when her partner… Continue reading Remembering One of the Greatest Skiers in the History of the Sport | Hilaree Nelson

Backcountry Magazine| IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE: WHAT WILDFIRES AND RECORD TEMPERATURES MEAN FOR SKIERS AND RIDERS

Brennan Lagasse cuts another type of burn line through a stand of trees on the edge of the Caldor fire. [Photo] Ryan Salm

Grateful to share this in August 2022 with the Sierra AQI in the green. It was a fun, albeit eerie day shooting with Ryan and Josh for this piece. In the article, the author does a phenomenal job weaving research, experience, and inquiry together wrapped around sustainability and climate science. Hopefully the skies stay as… Continue reading Backcountry Magazine| IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE: WHAT WILDFIRES AND RECORD TEMPERATURES MEAN FOR SKIERS AND RIDERS

Climate change affects skier and guide on a very personal level

Me at home, with one of my first skis, and an early photo of skiing with my mom in Vermont.

It was an honor to talk with Kingkini for her NPR NextGenRadio climate project. THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE We are finding, coaching and training public media’s next generation. This #NPRNextGenRadio project is created with the University of Nevada, Reno, where five talented reporters are participating in a week-long state-of-the-art training program. In this project we are… Continue reading Climate change affects skier and guide on a very personal level