Backcountry Magazine, November 2017   Thompson Pass, Alaska is a legendary mecca for big mountain skiing and riding. It's also a litmus test for a crowded public land resource  with diverse user groups who often find their activities in conflict. Public lands managed by different agencies, safety concerns, and critical habitat for wintering wildlife issues round it out. Will the pass show us the way to collaborate, or be a victim of its popularity?

Backcountry Magazine, November 2017

Thompson Pass, Alaska is a legendary mecca for big mountain skiing and riding. It's also a litmus test for a crowded public land resource  with diverse user groups who often find their activities in conflict. Public lands managed by different agencies, safety concerns, and critical habitat for wintering wildlife issues round it out. Will the pass show us the way to collaborate, or be a victim of its popularity?

  Conde Nast Traveller, November 2017      A highlight of the  Anvil , a small old motel in Jackson, WYO, that renovated instead of expanding, to maintain a low-impact operation, cultural authenticity and community connections and in doing so created one of the best new, most stylish ski vacation crash pads.

Conde Nast Traveller, November 2017

 

A highlight of the Anvil, a small old motel in Jackson, WYO, that renovated instead of expanding, to maintain a low-impact operation, cultural authenticity and community connections and in doing so created one of the best new, most stylish ski vacation crash pads.

  Jackson Hole Skier, Winter 2017-2018      An in-depth conversation with Richard Porter, a JHMR ski patroller buried in an avalanche during control work in 1967. After an hour snow he was recovered, miraculously alive, and went on to have one of the most legendary runs as his namesake: Dick's Ditch.

Jackson Hole Skier, Winter 2017-2018

 

An in-depth conversation with Richard Porter, a JHMR ski patroller buried in an avalanche during control work in 1967. After an hour snow he was recovered, miraculously alive, and went on to have one of the most legendary runs as his namesake: Dick's Ditch.

 Winter 2017  A conversation with Teton Gravity Research's cinematographer and film editor, Jill Gareffi

Winter 2017

A conversation with Teton Gravity Research's cinematographer and film editor, Jill Gareffi

       January 14-15, 2017     The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition   Gear & Gadgets   Advances in safety technology for skiers and snowboarders on the accessories side

 

 

January 14-15, 2017

 

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition 

Gear & Gadgets 

Advances in safety technology for skiers and snowboarders on the accessories side

 January 2017  A profile of backcountry skier and wolverine researcher Rebecca Watters 

January 2017

A profile of backcountry skier and wolverine researcher Rebecca Watters 

 Winter 2017  A feature story on visionary Colorado ski area and Alaska heli-ski operators, Jen and Aaron Brill, and their Alaskan operation 

Winter 2017

A feature story on visionary Colorado ski area and Alaska heli-ski operators, Jen and Aaron Brill, and their Alaskan operation 

  Volume Ten, Number Two   A look into the world of eclectic ski bum, globe-trotting vagrant, humanitarian, and music festival logistal mastermind  Sharif Zawaideh

Volume Ten, Number Two

A look into the world of eclectic ski bum, globe-trotting vagrant, humanitarian, and music festival logistal mastermind  Sharif Zawaideh

 November 2016  A profile of ski mountaineering duo Janelle and Mark Smiley

November 2016

A profile of ski mountaineering duo Janelle and Mark Smiley

    October 28-29, 2016      The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition   Off Duty Travel & Adventure, The Lists Issue   A short list of adrenaline-fueled adventure activities that your insurance might balk to cover

 

October 28-29, 2016

 

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition

Off Duty Travel & Adventure, The Lists Issue 

A short list of adrenaline-fueled adventure activities that your insurance might balk to cover

  Freeskier Magazine 2017 Resort Guide   Feature profile of skier Owen Leeper and his home mountain of Jackson Hole, WY

Freeskier Magazine 2017 Resort Guide

Feature profile of skier Owen Leeper and his home mountain of Jackson Hole, WY

 June 18-19, 2016      The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition      Off Duty Travel & Adventure   50 Ways to Beat the Heat   Ski in the Chilean Andes; Jump in a lake in the Canadian Rockies; Take an ice bath in the Italian Alps; Summer snow in Zurich, and cold stones in Morocco 

June 18-19, 2016

 

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition

 

Off Duty Travel & Adventure

50 Ways to Beat the Heat

Ski in the Chilean Andes; Jump in a lake in the Canadian Rockies; Take an ice bath in the Italian Alps; Summer snow in Zurich, and cold stones in Morocco 

 Summer 2016  The Business of Dude Ranching: the history, modern trends, and current state of affairs in the Jackson Hole valley. 

Summer 2016

The Business of Dude Ranching: the history, modern trends, and current state of affairs in the Jackson Hole valley. 

 Summer 2016    The growing culture of pushing personal athletic and mental limits in Jackson Hole. 

Summer 2016

 The growing culture of pushing personal athletic and mental limits in Jackson Hole. 

 March 2016  An essay that looks at whether the new safety gear available to backcountry skiers is actually increasing overall safety and decreasing injuries and accidents   

March 2016

An essay that looks at whether the new safety gear available to backcountry skiers is actually increasing overall safety and decreasing injuries and accidents

 

  Backcountry Magazine, March 2016   A profile on Anchorage, AK-based Mountain Safety Logistics and the company role in ski movie safety and industry messages

Backcountry Magazine, March 2016

A profile on Anchorage, AK-based Mountain Safety Logistics and the company role in ski movie safety and industry messages

 Teton Gravity Research, February 14, 2016      Nine Types of Ski Town Relationships     A tongue-in-cheek look at some stereotypical relationships unique to ski town culture

Teton Gravity Research, February 14, 2016

 

Nine Types of Ski Town Relationships

A tongue-in-cheek look at some stereotypical relationships unique to ski town culture

          January 2-3, 2016    The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty. Travel & Adventure.    Ready for the Hunt? A Getaway for First Time Hunters in Wyoming.     A feature story about hunting the hard way - on horseback in the Wyoming     wilderness, and what it means to hunt and eat meat in our modern world  

 

 

 

January 2-3, 2016 

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty. Travel & Adventure.

Ready for the Hunt? A Getaway for First Time Hunters in Wyoming.

A feature story about hunting the hard way - on horseback in the Wyoming wilderness, and what it means to hunt and eat meat in our modern world 

 January 2016    The Skier's Gym   A look at the Jackson Hole, Wyo., locals' secret for training for bigger objectives in the mountains: the town ski hill, Snow King Mountain.

January 2016 

The Skier's Gym

A look at the Jackson Hole, Wyo., locals' secret for training for bigger objectives in the mountains: the town ski hill, Snow King Mountain.

          January 9-10, 2016    The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty. Gear and Gadgets     To Each His Own Custom Ski      Are custom skis right for you? A look at the trend of hand-built, customized skis and three company profiles. 

 

 

 

January 9-10, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty. Gear and Gadgets

To Each His Own Custom Ski

Are custom skis right for you? A look at the trend of hand-built, customized skis and three company profiles. 

          January 9-10, 2016   The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty. Gear and Gadgets.       A heated ski boot for intermediates from Salomon to beat the cold.    

 

 

 

January 9-10, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty. Gear and Gadgets.

 

A heated ski boot for intermediates from Salomon to beat the cold.

 

 December 2015   Forecast Ski Magazine (Issue 3!)       An interview with the refreshing, opinionated barrier breaking big mountain phenom and  skier Tatum Monod

December 2015

Forecast Ski Magazine (Issue 3!)

 

An interview with the refreshing, opinionated barrier breaking big mountain phenom and  skier Tatum Monod

             December 12-13, 2015  The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty   More Powder to You     A look at some interesting new ways to take a ski trip around the globe, from Wyoming to Japan

 

 

 

 

December 12-13, 2015

The Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition, Off Duty

More Powder to You

A look at some interesting new ways to take a ski trip around the globe, from Wyoming to Japan

 December 2015   Feature story about a ski mountaineering exploration of Slovenia's fabled, off the beaten track Julian Alps. With friends Liza Sarytchev, Molly Baker, KT Miller as photographer, and a few Slovenian and Italian characters along the way. 

December 2015

Feature story about a ski mountaineering exploration of Slovenia's fabled, off the beaten track Julian Alps. With friends Liza Sarytchev, Molly Baker, KT Miller as photographer, and a few Slovenian and Italian characters along the way. 

             December 5-6, 2015  The Wall Street Journal, Weekend Edition, Off Duty   20 Odd Questions: Lindsey Vonn     The celebrated Olympic downhill skier dishes on life, training, duct tape, and coffee in a down to earth interview      

 

 

 

 

December 5-6, 2015

The Wall Street Journal, Weekend Edition, Off Duty

20 Odd Questions: Lindsey Vonn

The celebrated Olympic downhill skier dishes on life, training, duct tape, and coffee in a down to earth interview

 

 November 2015  A conversation and profile of globe-trotting professional skier, guide, mountaineer and mother Jessica Baker

November 2015

A conversation and profile of globe-trotting professional skier, guide, mountaineer and mother Jessica Baker

                Lynsey Dyer reveals her motivations for testing the waters of reality television and the world of mainstream media

 

 

 

 

 

Lynsey Dyer reveals her motivations for testing the waters of reality television and the world of mainstream media

 Volume Nine, No. Two  A profile of Italian pro skier Giulia Monego 

Volume Nine, No. Two

A profile of Italian pro skier Giulia Monego 

 October 2015   The High Price of Powder: a tale of a deep powder and frigid temperatures       

October 2015

The High Price of Powder: a tale of a deep powder and frigid temperatures

 

 

 September, 2015   MONOSKI FOREVER: Chamonix's Enduring Monoski Culture   A feature, firsthand look at the thriving monoski culture in Chamonix, France, and its main characters

September, 2015

MONOSKI FOREVER: Chamonix's Enduring Monoski Culture

A feature, firsthand look at the thriving monoski culture in Chamonix, France, and its main characters

    July 21, 2015: The Guardian Sports       The World's Most Dangerous Triathlon Cours e      Mountain sports enthusiasts in Jackson, WY, are putting a whole new spin on the idea of a three sport triathlon, including frigid lake waters and navigating fatal exposure in a three sport course

 

July 21, 2015: The Guardian Sports

 

The World's Most Dangerous Triathlon Course

 

Mountain sports enthusiasts in Jackson, WY, are putting a whole new spin on the idea of a three sport triathlon, including frigid lake waters and navigating fatal exposure in a three sport course

  January 2015       That Guy: Diego Allolio:  A profile of one of Argentina's most vocal proponents of avalanche education and responsible backcountry use, and the work he is doing on the ground.

January 2015

 

That Guy: Diego Allolio: A profile of one of Argentina's most vocal proponents of avalanche education and responsible backcountry use, and the work he is doing on the ground.

              Weekend Edition: Off Duty, Gear & Gadgets, December 20-21, 2014     Uphill Skiing, Explained:  In search of fresh powder and an invigorating workout, enthusiasts are skiing uphill before zooming down. A look at the best gear for alpine touring    An explanation of the sport and breakdown of  gear with uphill skiing and downhill   performance 

 

 

 

 

Weekend Edition: Off Duty, Gear & Gadgets, December 20-21, 2014

Uphill Skiing, Explained: In search of fresh powder and an invigorating workout, enthusiasts are skiing uphill before zooming down. A look at the best gear for alpine touring

An explanation of the sport and breakdown of  gear with uphill skiing and downhill performance 

  December 2014 Photo Annual     On Location: Jackson Hole, Wyoming: A Teton Bar Crawl from Jackson's Mangy Moose to Grand Targhee's Trap Bar     The tale of a six-day backcountry ski mission  and search for epic lines downgraded into a three day, 27-mile traverse of the Teton Range

December 2014 Photo Annual

On Location: Jackson Hole, Wyoming: A Teton Bar Crawl from Jackson's Mangy Moose to Grand Targhee's Trap Bar

The tale of a six-day backcountry ski mission  and search for epic lines downgraded into a three day, 27-mile traverse of the Teton Range

  December 2014      The details on  AvaTech , a new avalanche information and snow science tool that may change the way in which the snow community analyzes and shares snowpack information.    

December 2014

 

The details on AvaTech, a new avalanche information and snow science tool that may change the way in which the snow community analyzes and shares snowpack information. 

 

  Fall 2014   A informal chat for SBC about life, skiing, and goals with  Candide Thovex  over some beers   in his hometown ski area of  La Clusaz, France

Fall 2014

A informal chat for SBC about life, skiing, and goals with Candide Thovex over some beers in his hometown ski area of La Clusaz, France

        Weekend Edition: Off Duty Tech, November 14-15, 2014     The New Breed of High Performance Wool   Clothing:  Long a tried-and-true textile for outdoor apparel, wool is getting engineered for higher performance    A look into the resurgence of the American textile supply chain and the new opportunities for small, innovative companies - including entrepreneurial sheep ranchers

 

 

Weekend Edition: Off Duty Tech, November 14-15, 2014

The New Breed of High Performance Wool Clothing: Long a tried-and-true textile for outdoor apparel, wool is getting engineered for higher performance

A look into the resurgence of the American textile supply chain and the new opportunities for small, innovative companies - including entrepreneurial sheep ranchers

  October 2014 Travel Guide     That Guy: Wild Bill:  In the skin track with Bill Bowen, Jackson's naked, hard charging, freest spirit

October 2014 Travel Guide 

That Guy: Wild Bill: In the skin track with Bill Bowen, Jackson's naked, hard charging, freest spirit

                 Weekend Edition: Off Duty, Seasonal Guide,   September 13-14, 2014     The Off Duty Fall 50:  A write-up on Maven Optics, a Wyoming-based, high-quality custom binocular company   

 

 

 

 

 

Weekend Edition: Off Duty, Seasonal Guide, September 13-14, 2014 

The Off Duty Fall 50: A write-up on Maven Optics, a Wyoming-based, high-quality custom binocular company

 

  Summer Issue, 2014     Dream Jobs:  Profile of Victor, Idaho-based entrepreneur, skier, and dirt biker Kate Schade. Owner of Kate's Real Food.

Summer Issue, 2014 

Dream Jobs: Profile of Victor, Idaho-based entrepreneur, skier, and dirt biker Kate Schade. Owner of Kate's Real Food.

  Backcountry Magazine, February 2014    That Guy: Peter Linn:  Skiing with taciturn cowboy, patroller, and ski mountaineer Pete Linn.   Hot Spring:  The best skier's hot spring ever, deep in an isolated Andean valley on the Chile/Argentina border, days from anything.

Backcountry Magazine, February 2014

That Guy: Peter Linn: Skiing with taciturn cowboy, patroller, and ski mountaineer Pete Linn.

Hot Spring: The best skier's hot spring ever, deep in an isolated Andean valley on the Chile/Argentina border, days from anything.

  Backcountry Magazine January 2014    Norway:  A feature story on the expansive Den Norske Turistforning (DNT) Association hut system in a backcountry skier's paradise of fjords and mountains.    Women's Specific Gear: Necessity or Preference :  A piece exploring  whether the trend is science or just marketing hype  

Backcountry Magazine January 2014

Norway: A feature story on the expansive Den Norske Turistforning (DNT) Association hut system in a backcountry skier's paradise of fjords and mountains.

Women's Specific Gear: Necessity or Preference: A piece exploring  whether the trend is science or just marketing hype  

  Freeskier Backcountry Issue, 2014   Profile of Canadian skier and guide Christina Lustenberger  Huts: Insider contributions to a global guide on backcountry ski huts

Freeskier Backcountry Issue, 2014

Profile of Canadian skier and guide Christina Lustenberger

Huts: Insider contributions to a global guide on backcountry ski huts

  Buyers Guide 2013    Gear write ups on new 2014 skis and boots from Powder Week

Buyers Guide 2013 

Gear write ups on new 2014 skis and boots from Powder Week

  Volume 6.4, Photo Annual, 2013    Hankin Evelyn:  A ski touring only ski area in northern British Columbia, outside the town of Smithers

Volume 6.4, Photo Annual, 2013

Hankin Evelyn: A ski touring only ski area in northern British Columbia, outside the town of Smithers

  Volume 6.1, Summer 2012        The Great Disappearing Act:   Feature profile on Kristen Ulmer, one of freeskiing's most talented female pioneers and biggest characters - until she vanished from the scene. 

Volume 6.1, Summer 2012

 

The Great Disappearing Act: Feature profile on Kristen Ulmer, one of freeskiing's most talented female pioneers and biggest characters - until she vanished from the scene. 

  Summer 2012    GLITZ IN THE SOUTHERN CONE:  A tale of digress: Tempted by Argentina's incredible style and designers, finishing off a ski expedition with hunt to find a fabulous dress (after stashing 100-plus lbs of mountain gear in storage)

Summer 2012

GLITZ IN THE SOUTHERN CONE: A tale of digress: Tempted by Argentina's incredible style and designers, finishing off a ski expedition with hunt to find a fabulous dress (after stashing 100-plus lbs of mountain gear in storage)

  November 2012    HITCHER : Contributing to the 'bad' segment, a amusing tale of mishaps stemming from hitching a ride to Roger's Pass from Revelstoke  with the worst ski and backcountry buddy 

November 2012

HITCHER: Contributing to the 'bad' segment, a amusing tale of mishaps stemming from hitching a ride to Roger's Pass from Revelstoke  with the worst ski and backcountry buddy 

 2013   Aspen's Apres Bike 

2013 

Aspen's Apres Bike 

  Volume 4.4, Summer 2011     CAUGHT PANTS DOWN, IN THE ARGENTINE BACKCOUNTRY:   Ever had a bad day skiing? Not like this.   T he comical first person tale of a solo tour ski tour outside of Caviahue, Neuquen, gone disastrously, mortifyingly wrong.   

Volume 4.4, Summer 2011 

CAUGHT PANTS DOWN, IN THE ARGENTINE BACKCOUNTRY: Ever had a bad day skiing? Not like this. The comical first person tale of a solo tour ski tour outside of Caviahue, Neuquen, gone disastrously, mortifyingly wrong.  

  November 2010     TETON PASS AMBASSADOR:  After controversy dissolves, Jay Pistono reeducates Teton Pass users   

November 2010 

TETON PASS AMBASSADOR: After controversy dissolves, Jay Pistono reeducates Teton Pass users

 

  Volume 3.4, Summer 2010     ANDES:  The introduction to the Andes mountain segment, one of five sections of the photo book     SWIFT SILENT DEEP : The story of the movie on the Jackson Hole Hole Force, with interviews and history

Volume 3.4, Summer 2010

ANDES: The introduction to the Andes mountain segment, one of five sections of the photo book 

SWIFT SILENT DEEP: The story of the movie on the Jackson Hole Hole Force, with interviews and history

  Volume 3.2, Fall 2009    NO HAY NIEVE:  A gallivanting hunt ruled on faith in a myth, word of mouth, a  (once a week) local bus, gaucho horses, and skintracks to find  a remote stone hut, hot springs, and two reclusive professional French snowboarders deep in the Andean backcountry.

Volume 3.2, Fall 2009

NO HAY NIEVE: A gallivanting hunt ruled on faith in a myth, word of mouth, a  (once a week) local bus, gaucho horses, and skintracks to find  a remote stone hut, hot springs, and two reclusive professional French snowboarders deep in the Andean backcountry.