Cheney Gardner

Cheney Gardner

Contributor based in Bozeman, Montana. Follow her: @cheneybgardner.


The Perfect Day in New Orleans

New Orleans is deservedly famous for its food. But the city’s many waterways, bike paths, and greenspaces are worthy, too—and will help you earn those Beignets.

Cheney Gardner
May 2, 2018

Behind the Scenes at the Super Bowl of Snowboarding

The Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom is the country’s longest-running snowboard comp, having started in 1985 as a flowy ride through a naturally-formed halfpipe that snakes down the White Salmon...

Cheney Gardner
Feb 25, 2016

An Ode to the Most Underrated Winter Sport

When the temperature drops, hardcore hockey players around the world leave behind climate-controlled rinks and return to the frozen ponds where the sport was born.

Cheney Gardner
Jan 6, 2016

A Weekend of Masochistic Climbing in Moab

While most of us were waiting in airport security and Thanksgiving traffic, a couple hundred climbers were heading south to Indian Creek, Utah. The Creek, 40 miles south of Moab, is a crack-climbing...

Cheney Gardner
Dec 7, 2015

The Rowdiest Kayak Race in America (Spectators Included)

There’s no money on the line and no barrier to entry. But it’s been called the Super Bowl of Kayaking for good reason. The raucous audience packs the tight canyon walls of what locals call the...

Cheney Gardner
Nov 18, 2015

Jimmy Chin Answers The Tough Questions

To celebrate the release of his recent mountaineering film "Meru" on iTunes and Amazon, Chin took to Twitter to answer questions from fans

Cheney Gardner
Nov 11, 2015