March 21, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
What initially drew me to Greenland was how little I knew of it. With 80% of its land covered in ice, I was moved by the mystery of its non-ice covered landscape, its sheer remoteness and 3000km of Chamonix style peaks that were rumoured to make up the coastline of East Greenland.
March 14, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
One is fully aware of the rarity of rainforest ice. When it forms it’s usually of high quality. It’s a gift to be cherished.
March 10, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Mountains look their best with a covering of snow and have provided some of our most memorable runs, but these conditions also require a bit of forethought and care. Here are our top tips for making winter mountain running fun, safe, and enjoyable.
March 1, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Instead of crossing of bucket list items, I found greater reward in connecting with just a few locations in a more meaningful way. It reflects in my work and how I feel when I return from my travels.
February 24, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
I’m on my way to this dreamy town to take a chance on a relationship I have considered, but shied away from for so long: ski mountaineering.
February 16, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
It’s a wild struggle that we all face these days, this irrepressible need to check in on life. Although nothing is so urgent that we need to check so frequently, we have become programmed with a need.
February 9, 2017 | John Housser
Arc’teryx, a company that has long supported preservation of wild spaces, formally announces today its withdrawal from Outdoor Retailer in… Read more
February 2, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
This is a summary of an extraordinary journey on skis back to the beginning of alpine skiing in San Martino di Castrozza.
January 29, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Mountain Conditions Report hosts professional information from guides. Up to date information on climbs, hikes, ski routes, access issues. A free backcountry resource.
January 22, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
An isolated section of BC’s Powder Highway, the region has a history of gold rush development, boom and bust natural resource-based economies, and settlers who have chosen to hide away, for various reasons.
January 16, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
I am a jacket. And not just any jacket. I am a ten-year-old (equivalent to an ancient elder in my world) Arc’teryx Fission SL Jacket. An ultra light, fully waterproof, insulated GORE-tex mountain warrior.
January 5, 2017 | Sarah Leishman
Snowpack observations, route recommendations and resources in your area. Marc Piché, Technical Director for the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG), explains how to use the beta available on the MCR and who is posting it. Playing safe begins with relevant and timely information.