October 5, 2009
Beer, corn, and springtime touring in Portillo complete the South American summer adventure. Brigid Mander only hopes that ski season looms around the corner up North in her search for never-ending winter.
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 22, 2009
What could possibly go wrong on a free heli skiing trip in Patagonia? Well, the mountains could be caked in ice, for one. Griffin Post channels Thoreau and makes due with bad conditions.
September 21, 2009
Until recently western Nepal had been mountaineering no-man's land: dangerous, politically unstable, and nearly impossible to get to. Now, three ski mountaineers from the U.S. are attempting to summit and ski peaks in the remote Saipal region.
September 17, 2009
A South American cell phone company wants to film a commercial with big-mountain skiers. They'll pay for heli and sled skiing in Caviahue, on the border of Chile and Argentina. So who do they call? Our blogger, Griffin Post.