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Splitboard Guiding

Jere Burrell is riding the wave Story by Nick Belcaster Photos by Alex Rupp It’s breaking blue over the shark’s fin of Shuksan, a cloud ripper of...

When mountains move, how can we stay safe?

Story by Liza Kimberly Snowflakes are flying, and snow enthusiasts are flocking to the hills. The season of snow sliding has arrived at Mt. Baker....

Courtesy of the wings

Story by Elizabeth Kimberly Your vantage is different from the sky. With wings, you can kiss volcanic summits and lenticular clouds in a matter of...

Wanna Party? A hut trip on British Columbia’s Bow-Yoho Traverse

Story and photos by Jason Griffith We’d been slogging for hours out of the Little Yoho Valley after finding the Stanley Mitchell Hut full. Darkness...

Separated on the Glacier: Reflecting on a mountain mishap

A few turns off the summit, the author stopped to wait for his partner. The pair never found out what went wrong. By Ben Whitney A knot...

A midwinter ski circumnavigating of Mt. Shuksan

Story and photos by Jason Griffith With icefalls cascading down her northern flanks and a summit pyramid towering over a plateau of ice, Mt. Shuksan’s...

Experiencing Canada’s Mount Baker on the Wapta Traverse

Story and photos By Jason Griffith When we reached our destination we’d been on the go since before first light, trying to beat the forecasted...

Table Mountain: 10/6/2013

Route: We parked at Heather Meadows and skinned up the road to Artist Point. From there we headed west to a slope on the northeast...

Spearhead Traverse

A classic multi-day traverse in the Whistler Backcountry. The Blackcomb chairlift from the Whistler Resort gets you up to elevation - you can buy...

Mt. Shuksan via Sulphide Glacier

This route is the easiest way to the summit of 9,131-foot Mt. Shuksan. The trail starts on the Shannon Ridge trail, which follows a creek...