Sarah Leishman

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 08:52
Truth be told, I can count the amount of times I have skied on one hand. It's something I have managed to keep quiet for a long time, despite being labeled as an adventure photographer. I knew there was no way to keep it under wraps much longer and that my heinous pizza slow-down was about to emerge as I spent 10 days traveling British Columbia’s powder highway...MORE BY CHRIS BURKARD...
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 07:50
There's something truly special about skiing in the silence of snowcapped trees. Letting your body follow your eyes as you weave in and out of the gentle giants is a serious form of meditation. 
Dropping The Clutch In Patagonia: Marc-Andre Leclerc And Colin Haley
Mon, 02/09/2015 - 10:29
When the weather is good in Patagonia it is time to ‘drop the clutch’, so to speak, because good weather surely means that bad weather is on the way. After arriving in Chalten late in the evening of January 15th, I was surprised to hear that a four-day weather window was just setting in and there would be no time to ease into things whatsoever. Colin Haley and I had agreed to partner up for the next three weeks and we had big objectives on our minds, all centered around the famous Torre group. MORE FROM MARC-ANDRE LECLERC...
Bitten But Not Swallowed - Wayne Flann's Season-Ending Avalanche Ride
Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:06
"I veered off to the right, watching my tips reach solid snow, but within a few seconds, the tails of my skis were grabbed by the rushing torrent and I was turned 360 degrees in the air. During these brief seconds, I felt my left femur spiral and fracture..." Wayne Flann walks us through the events that put his season on hold in this latest update...
Kasie Stroshin: Assistant Product Line Manager - Skier For Life Robin O'neill photos
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:59
Kasie is an Assistant Product Line Manager here at Arc’teryx - and has a lifetime of experience in the mountains, particularly on skis. Local photography legend Robin O’Neill and I headed out on a little ski tour of some  of Whistler Blackcomb's backcountry tenure with Kasie to hear about her time with Arc'teryx and how her background as a freeski athlete got her to where she is today...
Chris Burkard's Best Of 2014: Top Ten Moments
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 18:04
From polar plunges in Norway to heli flyovers in Alberta, Canada - photographer Chris Burkard can likely list off thousands of moments in his life that would blow the minds of even the most weathered traveler. We decided to keep it simple for 2014 and asked Chris to name his Best Photos Of 2014. Here are his Top Ten Moments...
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 10:21
Day two of shooting wrapped up late last night for the Arc'teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge Presented by GORE-tex at Whistler Blackcomb. Photographers Rich Glass and Michael Overbeck connected with a few of the teams to see what they're up against as they prep for Saturday's big show at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. 
Wed, 01/07/2015 - 16:24
Today was the first day of shooting for photographers and their teams competing in the 9th annual Arc'teryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge presented by GORE-Tex at Whistler Blackcomb. We sent local photographer Rich Glass out onto the mountain to "shoulder hop" on the crews and see how they're handling some challenging snow conditions...
Backcountry Snow Pack Summary From October Through December, 2014
Wed, 12/24/2014 - 08:33
It’s been an interesting start to the season in Whistler, to say the least. Here is a crash course on what’s been going on in the area around Whistler Blackcomb, here in the West Coast Mountains of British Columbia....

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