The Axe Stash is a slick guide trick to put your axe away where it can quickly be retrieved if you feel insecure while climbing or descending.
Approach the backcountry with respect and humility, or it will provide it for you.
Always be sure to let someone know where you’re going.
Spring had arrived in the southern hemisphere, and I was joining 22 of the best ski guides in the world for an expedition that would include 100 clients.
Before getting involved in the sport, be sure to dial in your backcountry avalanche skills.