The Super C Couloir. This photo captures a true classic of a line in all-time conditions. This stands as one of my favorite days in the special ski center that is Portillo, Chile. I had skied the line a few times before, with each descent being memorable, but this was the one. It’s also one… Continue reading A Favorite Photo and Ski Line | Nice to Ski You Quartet & Travel Guide
The Sacred Place Where Life Begins: Stories and Adventures from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Brennan Lagasse has been traveling to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for over a decade. This past summer, a dream trip years in the making was realized when local Tahoe college students from Sierra Nevada College, alongside past and… Continue reading Arctic Refuge Slideshow 10/18/24 Tahoe City, CA 730pm
*If you visit the Informed Experiences page you’ll see several examples of student work I have highlighted from our field work over the years in the Arctic Refuge. Kayala was once a student in my sustainability classes, graduated as valedictorian, and today continues to use her experience and voice to advocate for Arctic Refuge protection.… Continue reading It’s time to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by KAYLA HEIDENREICH
A brilliant show and a really fun assignment to review for Glide, Dead & Company’s last show (a couple of shots from the stands), and a review with photos from one of the four Madison Square Garden (MSG) Phish shows I was able to catch earlier this month here. On the trails and… Continue reading Summer Music Reviews
Following up from last month’s post, during this time to celebrate silence, it’s important to share that with energy that might have had to continue going to fight the siren as a racist relic from the settler-colonial era, energy can now be better allocated to healing and joyful projects such as Washiw Zulshish Goom… Continue reading The siren is Silenced!
Battles for sustainability and justice take time. Many have come before us in solidarity, and many movements continue in struggle and resistance today. More often than not, accepting the long fought process can be difficult, but is necessary. Far too seldom are opportunities to live in celebration for having won a battle in the greater… Continue reading Tahoe’s Tallest Peak and Silencing the last sundown siren
Sometimes the dream trip never actually materializes, or turns into something else. Sometimes the dream trip turns into a nightmare. But once in a while, if you dream big enough and the stars align, it’s beyond what you could have ever actually dreamed in the first place. Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island) was it. I shared the… Continue reading Living the dream in Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin Island)
If you’re new to the OA take a few minutes to see where you fit into their work. If you care about the outdoors, they are a group you want to be connected to and support. From OA: Ever wondered how you can do more for public lands but you aren’t sure where to… Continue reading Outdoor Allies with the Outdoor Alliance