November 6, 2009
Pro freeskier Ingrid Backstrom recently climbed and skied China’s Redommain with photographer Jimmy Chin and North Face teammates Kasha Rigby and Giulia Monego. We spoke to her about base camp, skiing on belay, and urine bottles.
November 2, 2009
Lessons from Nepal, including which hand to eat with and how to improvise when getting your sherpas to keep hiking is like trying to move a herd of legless rhinos. Writer Devon O'Neil reports from his ski-mountaineering expedition to Nepal with three North Face-sponsored athletes.
September 30, 2009
Writer Devon O'Neil is just days into a 40-day ski mountaineering expedition to western Nepal with North Face team athletes Kris Erickson, Jamie Laidlaw, and Kip Garre. And already, they're being nearly attacked by butcher's knives and disrupting meditation ceremonies. The good news: Their skis have finally arrived.
September 16, 2009
Best meat-infused cocktail, shortest lift lines, cheapest digs, and more. The rest of the awards from our 2010 Resort Awards.
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September 1, 2009
Skiing in Japan is so deep, it’s no wonder why Sweetgrass Productions decided to spend the entire winter there filming. Their movie, Signatures, debuts this fall. Here are images from their winter. Photos by Michael Brown.