North & Central America

Unwind. Recharge. Book a Winter Hut Trip.

Gliding up to a woodstove-warmed lodge in the backcountry should be on every skier's bucket list. The Alps are famous for their network of backcountry hostels, sometimes perched in the most...

Mexico: Safe or Dangerous? The Definitive Guide.

Mexico gets a worse rap than it deserves. To be sure, parts of the country are dicey: There’s long-simmering drug violence along the U.S. border, and the airport in Acapulco, in the...

Valhalla Hut Trip

Valhalla Mountain Touring, family-owned for multiple generations., offers access to world...

Fat Biking on Knik Glacier

During the summer, chunks of Knik Glacier in southern Alaska calve into the lake below. In the winter, the icebergs freeze into the water's surface, creating smooth passage...

Glade Skiing in the Pacific Northwest

It was the final day of a week spent shooting throughout the Pacific Northwest. We didn't have a skier lined up to shoot at Mt. Baker until the last minute when Zack...

Indian Creek in a Different Light

A trip to the “desert” started as a biannual pilgrimage for me back in 2002, while I was living in my camper van and developing a career in photography. For the past...

Winter Steelheading on Vancouver Island

This is winter steelhead fishing in the Pacific Northwest—cold, beautiful, and filled with lots of walking and very few fish. Blake Klopfenstein and I set out on this snowy day...

The Backcountry's Gnarliest Jump

Well known to locals, Mind Fuck is an aptly named jump in the Whistler backcountry. Hit it with the right amount of speed, and you feel like you're going to land on the valley floor....

A Fall Guide to the Michigan Coast

Summer on Michigan’s southwest shoreline is hard to beat if you are looking for a place to kick back. Fall, however, turns the region into an idyllic adventure destination. Warm days,...

50 Places you have to <b>#SeeForYourself</b>

Ask your friends for a recommendation on a fun place to visit and on a good day you might get a handful of responses. They may suggest camping here, or skiing there,...

The Big Empties

Even during the deepest powder days, these five hidden gems somehow remain blissfully uncrowded. Need we say more? ...

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