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
In Environment | Winter 2022-2023 | Written by Brennan Lagasse FOUNDED BY PROFESSIONAL TRUCKEE-BASED SNOWBOARDER JEREMY JONES, POW HAS GROWN FROM A HUMBLE GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATION INTO A GLOBAL FORCE WORKING TO COMBAT THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE POW’S CAPITOL HILL LOBBY GROUP, FROM LEFT: ZEPPELIN ZEERIP, LINDSAY BOURGOINE, JAMES MARTIN, LINDSEY HALVORSON, CALLAN CHYTHLOOK-SIFSOF, BRENNAN LAGASSE, ELIZA COWIE AND HILARY… Continue reading PROTECT OUR WINTERS RALLIES THE OUTDOOR STATE
One of my favorite freelance hats to wear is that of music journalist, especially when the subject matter relates to the Grateful Dead. For Glide Magazine: Bob Weir recently celebrated his 75th birthday, but there’s no sign of the legendary musician slowing down his long strange trip of sharing live music with the world. Bobby… Continue reading Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Light Up Reno With Cowboy-Country Meets Psych Rock Get Together (SHOW REVIEW)| Glide Magazine
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
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
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
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
Had a nice chat with @MrAdamX on the Pursuit podacst recently. We went a bit all over the place from inspiration on skis and advocacy, to climate change and snowshoeing in the skintrack. Loads of great conversations from the Out of Collective crew, give our chat a listen and give the crew a follow here.