POWDER MAGAZINE| THE ANNUAL PHOTO GALLERY

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DREAMY LINES AND PERFECT POLAR POWDER IN BAFFIN ISLAND

L-R: Jeff Dostie, Ryan Delena, Brennan Lagasse, and Vivian Bruchez after skiing the Polar Star Couloir.

A recount of the Baffin Dream trip from last Spring in the latest Tahoe Quarterly.   Also worth 33 minutes of your time is Ryan’s edit from our trip.   A few more shots from instagram here and here.   Unlimited thanks to the whole team for making this dream happen! Also to the partners… Continue reading DREAMY LINES AND PERFECT POLAR POWDER IN BAFFIN ISLAND

A Favorite Photo and Ski Line | Nice to Ski You Quartet & Travel Guide

Deep, stable powder in the all-time classic, Super C Couloir. Portillo, Chile. Skier: Jillian Raymod

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

Summer Music Reviews

Trey Anastasio, MSG, NY, 8/1/23

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

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Light Up Reno With Cowboy-Country Meets Psych Rock Get Together (SHOW REVIEW)| Glide Magazine

Cowboy Bob at the wheel

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

Reflecting on a Strangely Good Ski Season in the Sierra

In my happy pow place on the West Shore Photo: Ryan Salm

Check out the new issue of Ski and Ride 21′-22′ from the Tahoe Quarterly. I look forward to this issue each Fall as it’s a prime stoker for the Winter season that lies ahead. As usual, there are some beautiful photos in this issue, and some articulate editorials pieces as well. My piece in this… Continue reading Reflecting on a Strangely Good Ski Season in the Sierra

A Few Favorite Published Photos from 2021

A favorite place to find myself each winter, deep in the Tahoe backcountry

Once in a while, some of the magic from my professional photographer friends rubs off on me, and I capture a special image. I hope you enjoy these four photos, published in various print venues noted below. Natural Resources Defense Council, Spring 2021, Nature’s Voice Ascent Backcountry Snow Journal, Early Winter Issue Backcountry Magazine, Issue… Continue reading A Few Favorite Published Photos from 2021

The Aura of Shasta

Jeremy Jones and Nick Rusell boot up to a Shasta portal. Photo: Brennan Lagasse

The first time I laid eyes on Mt. Shasta I almost swerved right off interstate I-5 and crashed. I had heard about the mountain, but had no idea of its history, mythical status, or that it was really that big. In the moment, my instincts quickly brought me back to the reality that I was driving on… Continue reading The Aura of Shasta