Natasha Woodworth, the designer behind Patagonia’s new backcountry ski touring kits, approaches skiing and technical design with the same understated competence.
Photographic time travel with longtime Patagonia contributor Gary Bigham.
In Southeast Alaska, a Native skier searches for something deeper than powder on her homelands.
Friendship among the whitebark.
A band of mountain friends learns that when they give attention to what they see, trust and confidence can follow graciously.
Folkeaksjonen is taking action against petroleum exploration in the Norwegian Sea.
Following the impacts of snow sports through the mountains of Italy.
One woman’s against-all-odds journey to save a beautiful piece of a stolen future.
Reciprocal learning while exploring traditional Indigenous territories in British Columbia.
Niseko’s Akio Shinya on avalanches,kayak expeditions and rules to live by.
The case for readopting Indigenous fire management practices.
The industrious truth of British Columbia’s forgotten forests.
An ode to Larix lyallii.
A firekeeper caring for Indigenous land.
Coal built this ski town. Can the locals keep skiing without it?
The mountain-biking star of Becoming Ruby seeks out some of skiing's most powerful females.
Snowboarder Alex Yoder takes a Regenerative Organic approach to his new coffee business by thinking like an astronaut.
How Zahan Billimoria recalibrated after unthinkable tragedy.
A skiing family’s shear joy.
Marie-France Roy on speaking up for our home planet.
Observations of unraveling ecosystems from the snow-lovers of Sitka, Alaska.
Snow lovers and professional athletes are mobilizing to elect climate leaders.
An eclectic band of Argentine locals cultivates a grassroots backcountry ski community in one of the world’s most unforgiving mountain ranges.
For three women of color in Wyoming, going into the mountains isn’t about representation—it’s about reclaiming their power, together.
A French ski patroller’s move to become a permaculture farmer.
After years of dreaming, Nick Russell and Christian Pondella complete a clean descent on Mount Morrison in the Eastern Sierra.
After surviving calamity in British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, a few skiers return to COVID-19.
Changing our dynamics with the mountains can help us be in them longer, and appreciate them more.
Predawn on April 4, 2019. There’s hardly any snow in the mountains. Worst year in recent history, the locals are saying. We’re loading boxes of food onto the ferry, preparing to board the Alaska Marine Highway from Juneau to Haines. “It’s southeast Alaska, you never know,” Ryland Bell says. “It might rain for 90 days…
A mining company owns the mineral rights to a Colorado mountain. For 42 years, the Red Ladies have been showing up—and dressing up—to keep the mountain wild.
Ski-touring Banff National Park with two teen daughters.
Snow and icy rime break from the porous black volcanic ridgeline crackling beneath my feet. Gale-force updrafts from the gullied ridges below whip the skis and splitboards strapped to our backs. Each gust forces us to step toward the cornice that hangs above the caldera to our right. The temperature drops steadily and our breath…
Telegraph Creek, B.C. to Wrangell, Alaska by Ski and Kayak
Sampling the Offerings at Crater Lake “Go for Dirksen…” There was considerable static on my little two-way radio, but it was a small miracle we could hear Josh Dirksen at all. We hadn’t seen him since a dinner rendezvous two days prior in Bend. An agreed-upon radio channel and call time had actually worked, as…
On the west face of Mount Whitney, just off the summit of the highest peak in the lower 48, we had to traverse right. For us skiers it was no real issue, a bit of sidestepping and poling would do the trick. Yet, our group was comprised of both two sticks and singular planks, and…
When we move through the forest in winter, we’re often left wonderstruck by snow-shrouded trees bent and morphed from years of wear in silent solitude. Their depth of character becomes evident as we weave ourselves into their lives and ecosystems. But we often tell our stories and not theirs. Our new film Treeline follows skiers…