Avalanche Safety

Avalanche Safety by Robina Moyer Broadcast 2.14.2016 Listen:   Over the past several years I’ve been introduced to the freedom offered by ducking resort boundary lines and skiing in the backcountry. But the more I’ve grown to love skiing the backcountry, the more...

Traveling in the Backcountry: the essentials

by Tom McKean A cold sweat chills me from under my backpack straps. The rhythm of my ascent up the clean white mountain side hypnotizes me. Slide-clack slide-clack. My skis cut a new climbing track up the wind-drifted slope. I climb up along a sub-ridge with a friend,...