November 17, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Hut Life at the Burnie Glacier Chalet
November 2, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
We went to Sochi as powder refugees. And found our own kind of gold.
October 27, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
A storm in the mountains is not the worst thing Angela Percival can imagine. She actually prays for bad weather. But minus 40 degree cold is more about survival than adventure. Wilderness is the place you learn it’s okay to take a U-turn. There’s always something worth discovering back the way you came.
October 19, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
In August 2017, a 4-member team went to the granite walls of the Pamir-Alai mountains in southern Kyrgyzstan in the hope to find good free-climbs. Paul Sass, Benno Wagner, Henry Francis and Toni Lamprecht managed to do the first ascent of “Alexandra Supernova”, 7b, 800m.
October 11, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Bellissima: From Italy, pro skier Silvia Moser’s tough year takes a turn toward the divine – in Stewart, BC
October 4, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Arc’teryx athletes Ines Papert (GER), Luka Lindič (SLO), Paul McSorley (CAN) and their friend Josef Pfnür (GER) explored the Western Cape of South Africa to find walls with potential for new Routes. Read their story of a road trip into one of the planet’s best destinations for Traditional Climbing.
September 28, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Training to be a mountain guide has been a revelation: I can go climbing all the time, guilt free. In fact, if I am not going climbing, I start to feel guilty.
September 20, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Completing this project was a dream come true and I still feel dazed by the experience. On paper, it all added up, but I don’t think I’ve ever felt trepidation like that before. In the end, it was a perfect project: within reach, but barely.
September 13, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
With the evolution of modern sport climbing and ease of route development from the top down, venues such as Mount Hooker and The Black Canyon of the Gunnison have become some of the last hold-outs to the new age of route development.
September 5, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
You cannot outrun a wolverine. Jevon Zyp tried it once. He wouldn’t recommend it. But he respects the wildest, scariest beast of the woods as part and parcel of what wilderness is all about. Things ancient, untamed and impossible to contain.
August 29, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Words and photos by Jonathan Siegrist. If you have ever met Bob Siegrist, aside from his athletic build and omnipresent… Read more