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“Where to Ski This Winter” — Planning a ski trip can be tricky. With so many enticing alternatives—California or Colorado? Utah or BC?—it’s tough to know which resort to commit to.   Outside Winter Buyer’s Guide Winter 2020

“Where to Ski This Winter” — Planning a ski trip can be tricky. With so many enticing alternatives—California or Colorado? Utah or BC?—it’s tough to know which resort to commit to.

Outside Winter Buyer’s Guide Winter 2020

“ Inside the Mind of Ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter ” — She runs 200-mile races without flinching and has a dogged unwillingness to give up. But what powers long-distance runner Courtney Dauwalter?  REI Co-op Journal, October 2019

Inside the Mind of Ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter” — She runs 200-mile races without flinching and has a dogged unwillingness to give up. But what powers long-distance runner Courtney Dauwalter?

REI Co-op Journal, October 2019

“Obsessed” — Cody Townsend doesn’t do anything half-hearted. Including his latest project, trying to ski the 50 classic ski descents in North America in just three years.  Powder Magazine, October 2019

“Obsessed” — Cody Townsend doesn’t do anything half-hearted. Including his latest project, trying to ski the 50 classic ski descents in North America in just three years.

Powder Magazine, October 2019

“ This Backcountry Hut has a Story to Tell ”— The long-awaited Kees and Claire Hut finally opens in British Columbia. Here’s how the hut got its name.   REI Co-op Journal, September 2019

This Backcountry Hut has a Story to Tell”— The long-awaited Kees and Claire Hut finally opens in British Columbia. Here’s how the hut got its name.

REI Co-op Journal, September 2019



Several people didn’t have crampons, and others were using trekking poles instead of an ice ax. It felt as if everyone had raided an REI and landed here, posing as mountaineers. As we inched closer to the bottom of the Chute, I watched in horror as three hikers toppled head over heels hundreds of feet down the 30-degree, ice-covered slope, none able to self-arrest.


From Outside’s “Mount Whitney is an Overcrowded Catastrophe.” Read More →


Jerry was flawed, but he wasn't a monster. He raised me from age four to 13, and even though his death gave my family a twisted kind of peace, I still loved him. I want to know what happened to him and, more important, why.

From Outside’s “In a House by the River.” Read More →