Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman (@hhansman) is a Seattle-based freelance writer and a former editor at Powder and Skiing. One time, she won a bag of pasta in an Italian big mountain competition. She is a terrible surfer.

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The Best New Adventure Books for Fall

This fall brought in a crop of books that scratch adventurous literary itches: rollicking westerns that challenge gender norms, page-turners about the front lines of climate change, and David Quammen...

The 8 Best Travel Books of All Time

At their worst, travel books are dated, deeply racist, or just painfully dull. But at their best, they capture the spark of seeing something new and the way your perspective shifts when you're out of...

How Arc'teryx Builds the World's Priciest Jackets

259 minutes: that’s how long construction of each Alpha SV jacket takes from start to finish at Arc’teryx’s ARC’One factory in Vancouver. There are 217 steps, including seven on the hood brim alone....

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