Chris O'Connell

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:43
We asked Ian Holmes, snowboard alpinist, to outline the gear he keeps in his pack for all of his adventures. Check out his 6 Essential Items for Backcountry Touring.
Mon, 02/01/2016 - 15:55
Pursuing first descents in the Battle Range
Wed, 01/27/2016 - 21:02
Yes. You can still climb after kids. You just can’t do it in precisely the same way (ie Quietly. And without chaos.) But that doesn’t mean that it won’t be worth the (Herculean) effort.
Tue, 01/19/2016 - 10:19
Rishad Daroowala covers seven states and two provinces on a 10,500km trek over 20 days.
Sat, 01/09/2016 - 22:11
The crown of King Of Storms for 2016 has been bestowed upon Chad Chomlack after edging out one of the strongest fields in the event's decade-long history.
Tue, 12/29/2015 - 10:58
With the limited beta we'd been given, we had set our eyes on a very specific objective. Located beside the Kafjord Suspension bridge lies a huge waterfall that attracts big crowds in the summer months. With the right conditions, it can freeze over in the winter, producing a massive icefall over 120 meters tall...
Sun, 12/27/2015 - 11:26
There's quite a bit of effort that goes into building a board from start to finish. While my boards are built to industry standard, I'm able to customize boards way more than I could in a production environment.
Tue, 12/01/2015 - 08:58
When I got the results from the MRI one of my first thoughts was that this was an inevitability. I had been pushing my limits too far.
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 10:53
Laying out my speedwing canopy and clipping into my skis alone on the summit, I was overwhelmed with appreciation for my life and the experiences I am privileged to have in the mountains. Skiing from the summit and taking flight over the unskiable line stands as one of the raddest things I've ever done
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 10:35
When asked about his favourite routes in the Front Range of Colorado where he grew up and learned to climb, Jonathan Siegrist, clearly a history buff, had no trouble rattling off a dozen different routes at different crags—all with credit given to the first ascentionist.