If you haven’t already caught wind of the 50 Project, do yourself a favor and check out Cody Townsend’s YouTube Channel. While the project in and of itself is visionary, the way Cody and Bjarne have shared their process, experience, and lessons learned from the project is to me a major gift to the greater… Continue reading Alaskan Dream Lines
A ski tourers dream come true in the heart of the Alaskan Chugach, I’m happy to share that we will back running our Tour Camp in Cordova this March for a few select weeks with Points North Heli-Adventures (PNH). Last season we took a year off from Tour Camp. But my co-guide Jeff Dostie took… Continue reading PNH Tour Camp 2020 | Join Us in Alaska this March!
The winter has come and gone, but I will never forget supporting Ario this past February on his mission to support permanent protection for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Here’s a piece I wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle’s SF GATE snow folks about our trip: Skier embarks on epic snow adventure in Alaska for… Continue reading -60 Degrees in Kaktovik, Alaska for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
As winter turns to spring, year in and year out, the compass always points to Alaska. Snowsliders the world over have been making the trek for over 25 years, and while the best ski day is always exactly where you’re at, there’s still nothing like scoring a pristine day in the Chugach Mountains. I have… Continue reading State of the Backcountry 2017: PNH Tour Camp Edition, Chugach Mountains, AK
As we gained a high bench on our skin, the view of this fluted spine wall was inspiring to say the least. We had seen it from the road, and sometimes the air while flying into Cordova, but neither Jeff Dostie or I had ever been this close to it before. Our day started with… Continue reading Photo Featured in Latest Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal
Honored to be featured skiing on the cover of the new Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal with a banger shot taken by photographer Court Leve. The shot was taken while I was on assignment guiding for Ice Axe Expeditions in Antarctica last November. If you’re interested in skiing in Antartica this year be in touch. As everyone who’s… Continue reading Late Winter 2017 | Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal
A piece by Snowbrains about the Alaskan Tour Camp I co-guide each winter with Points North Heli-Adventures. Have you ever dreamed of making a first descent? Have you ever wanted to ski or snowboard a zone never tracked by others before? With Points North Heli-Adventures (PNH) the mountains are your canvas. Ten miles inland from the Alaskan coast… Continue reading Points North Heli, AK Tour Camp: Step Into Alaska’s Untracked Terrain + Photo Tour
The vantage is one I have never experienced on skis. Gravity is pulling me down, but my edges dig in to counter the force. Gaining rhythm, the sensation of my body weight rolling over my ankles is pure bliss. The slope is steep, relentless in its pitch, but the snow is perfect. Each turn is… Continue reading The Classic Line | The Sphinx | Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal