While some of us are enjoying the benefits of a relatively early winter start in higher elevations, most people are eagerly awaiting the backcountry terrain in our relative stomping grounds to fill up for the season. Jordan Glasser, one Whistler's most prolific strength and conditioning coaches, gives his five tips to help prep for the long season of self-propelled skiing and snowboarding ahead...
Wed, 12/02/2015 - 12:42
Mon, 08/17/2015 - 18:08
"As I sit typing this now it's the tail end of summer number four trying this route. The last week we made a ground up push on the wall, arriving at the crux face pitch with butterflies in our stomachs..." More from Will Stanhope on his incredible send of the Tom Egan Memorial Route after four years of efforts...
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 09:59
By Adrian Marcoux. This is an inside look at living off the grid in Squamish, British Columbia. First and foremost, prepare for your perseverance to be tested and realize that no one will be there to pat you on your back. Getting through each day off the grid will simply mean you might be able to get all the dishes done and have enough warm water to wash your face and underarms.￼
Mon, 07/27/2015 - 09:59
It is that time of year again when climbers across the UK dust off their trad racks and half ropes and head up onto the mountain crags with fingers crossed for sunshine...
Tue, 07/14/2015 - 10:01
Words and photos by Carlos Eliason
Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:59
Words by Brette Harrington
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:55
Words by Vikki Weldon Photos by Angela Percival
Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:05
We asked photographer Chris Burkard to put together a list of extremes. From horrible infections to destroyed gear; customs scares and swimming in the frozen waters of the Arctic Circle, Chris' list runs the gamut of some of the most uncomfortable travel experiences we can imagine... Words and photos by Chris Burkard Hardest Approach To A Shoot
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 13:04
Words by Sarah Stepec. When I first came across the Kapta shorts I was looking for something that would allow me to comfortably run all distances. As an endurance athlete that spends a lot of time in the mountains, I had already pieced together a criteria based on a number of issues I’d been having. To sum this up, I wanted something that would allow me to focus on my performance and not what I am wearing. The Kapta Shorts have done good job at doing just that.
Mon, 04/13/2015 - 13:50
With basecamp situated at 5000 metres, you’d better take your time getting there – which brings us to acclimatization. It’s a boring, painful but necessary process.