"Where to Live Now" - From Birmingham to Seattle to San Luis Obispo, I write about the best towns to make your adventure base camp.
Outside Magazine, July 2017
"How to Go Big" — Hailey Langland, teenage snowboard phenom, on mastering something you've never done before.
New York Times, May 2017
"Best Trips of 2017" — I write about a bar and bike shop in North Carolina and mountain-top yurts at a cat-skiing destination in Utah.
Outside Magazine, April 2017
"Winter Awakening" - Five sports and spots—from ice climbing to snow kiting to winter swimming—that can take your winter to the next level.
Red Bulletin, January 2017
"Zero is the Magic Number" — A small, local safety program with big goals aims to drastically reduce backcountry fatalities in the Tetons.
Backcountry Magazine, February 2017
"Interview: Jeremy Jones" — Talking with Tahoe-based snowboarding pioneer Jeremy Jones about riding the world's biggest peaks—and also trying to save them.
Squaw Magazine, Winter 2017
"The New Heroes" — How 30 millennials are changing the world of adventure. I write about two Alaskan sisters, a Philly-based clothing company, and a long-distance hiker.
Outside Magazine, December 2016
"Sheltered" — Affordable housing in ski towns is gone. Can resort communities stop the crisis from running locals out of town?
Powder Magazine, December 2016
"The Freshy Factor" — Two software engineers—and self-proclaimed weather geeks—go live to reboot the way you plan your powder days.
Ski Magazine, December 2016
"Ode to Chicken Wings" — A skier (me) finally discovers the perfect après food. Here's a hint: It's not nachos.
Skiing Magazine, December 2016
"That Girl" — Meet Emily Turner, a New York City native who found her way to Tahoe and eventually, to some of the most remote peaks in the world.
Backcountry Magazine, January 2017
"Inside Guide to Kirkwood" - A ski resort like to no other, Kirkwood delivers with abundant snowfall and delightfully quirky character.
Epic Life, Winter 2017
"Meet Your Maker" - What does it take to make a good product? I interviewed designers from GoPro, Hoka, Arc'teryx and DPS Skis to find out.
Outside Buyer's Guide, Winter 2017
"Great Heights" — Maggie Voisin is the future of America's women slopestyle. I interviewed the teenage phenom from Montana about her rise to stardom.
Powder, October 2016
"Skiing Down Demons in Stairs Gulch" - Pro skier Caroline Gleich returns to the line that killed her brother 15 years ago in the Utah backcountry.
Vice.com, April 2016
"Farm to Mountain Cocoa" — How a former pro cyclist found his niche with boutique chocolate bars in Park City, Utah.
Mountain Magazine, Summer 2016
"The Least and Most Affordable Mountain Towns" - The places you'll never be able to afford and the ones so welcoming, you can move there tomorrow.
Outside Online, July 2016
"Beyond the Gold" — Heartbreak and loss may come with any high-stakes sport, but Olympians also experience a sense of accomplishment, camaraderie, and joy.
Live Happy, September 2016
"Take the Plunge" - How to snorkel in polar waters, with tips from a woman who's planing the first snorkel expedition of Canada's Northwest Passage.
RedBulletin.com, July 2016
"In the Wake" — Six athletes died for adventures they loved. Six widows remain. When a world is shattered. The noise silenced. What lies beyond?
Mountain Outlaw, Summer 2016
"Risking Reward" — Essays on loss and what we can learn from Tahoe's sports tragedies.
Moonshine Ink, May 2016
"Bonded Together" - Bond Camp was a surfer, a skier, a traveler, an entrepreneur. Then an accident in the backcountry changed his life for good.
Out Living It, Spring 2016
"Refresh" — Is hyperconnectivity enhancing our world or destroying its meaning? A feature story about skiing in the digital age.
Powder, February 2016
"Scaling Great Heights" - Brothers Jason and Andy Dorais climb and ski mountains at records speeds but it's Amanda, Jason's wife, who's surmounting the biggest peak of all: cancer.
Out Living It, Winter 2016
"Don't Just Sit There" - How to master a new skill — like cooking with grasshoppers — on your next beach vacation.
Men's Journal, February 2016
"The Last Great Monoskier" - One guy. One ski. All seven continents. Meet monoskier Lee Dube.
Backcountry Magazine, January 2016
"Humble Champion" — The Swedish slopestyle star finds success by taking life one obstacle at a time. An interview with Emma Dahlström.
"Skiing on the Side" - How South Lake Tahoe is transforming from a has-been gambling hub to a 24-hour mountain town that just wants to have fun.
Ski Magazine, January 2016
"Riding the Volcano" - It sounds insane: Spend your vacation time by tempting fate and visiting an active volcano. But is it?
Red Bulletin Magazine, January 2016
"Lost and Found" - How one family found home off the grid in the Sierra. A profile of the Lost Trail Lodge and the family that runs the place.
Backcountry magazine, December 2015
"The Best Winter Trips of 2016" - Whether you want a weekend getaway or a two-week epic, here's where to go this winter.
Outside Winter Buyer's Guide, 2016
"We Were Winos Once, and Proud" - Historically, wine was the apres booze choice. Is it time to slap that bota bag again? Plus, the best wine bars in ski country.
Mountain Magazine, Winter 2016
"Hostel Takeover" - A new breed of hostels are cropping up in ski towns. They offer clean, affordable, communal lodging close to the slopes.
Skiing magazine, December 2015
"Best Towns" — What are the best towns in America? I wrote up the East Coast picks from Maine to Maryland in Outside magazine's annual roundup.
Outside, September 2015
"Don't Leave Me Hanging" — The Tahoe-based High Fives Foundation isn't just aiming to help injured athletes; they're trying to stop injuries from happening in the first place.
Out Living It, Summer 2015
"Oral History of Kona" — An oral history of the Kona Ironman World Championships, as told through some of the event's most legendary athletes.
Red Bulletin, October 2015
"The Travel Effect" — Learning a new sport in a far-flung locale this summer is one thing. But what if you actually gained more than a skill from it?
Red Bulletin, Summer 2015
"World of Wonder" — An as-told-to interview with Bill Weir, host of CNN's new travel show, "The Wonder List," about discovering change in the unlikliest places on the planet.
Live Happy, August 2015
"Survival of the Nicest" — To compete with online retailers, independent mountain shops have to offer what you can't get online: kindness.
Mountain Magazine, Summer 2015
"First in Flight" — Pro skier Rory Bushfield lost his wife, freeskiing legend Sarah Burke, three years ago. But he hasn't lost his zest for life. I interviewed Rory about giving back and living large.
ESPN.com, February 2015
"Dyer Straights" — Lynsey Dyer set out to change the landscape of women in sports. But first she had to learn how to make a ski movie. The result? The new film, "Pretty Faces."
Freeskier, Nov. 2014
"Mack Attack" — How a barber in Portland, Oregon, has fought bipolar disease, homelessness, and troubles with the law to become a father of four and a pioneer of river surfing.
Coast Mountain Culture, Winter 2015
"The Gambler" — Jackie Paaso is changing the face of women's big-mountain skiing by risking it all in a high-stakes game of go big or go home.
The Ski Journal, Jan. 2015
"Missionaries of the Mountains" — Nobody spreads the gospel of the backcountry like Noah and Jonah Howell, the brothers behind Powderwhore Productions.
Backcountry, Dec. 2014
"Running for Joy" — What is runner's high and does it actually work? A look into why exercise not only makes you healthier, it makes you happier, too.
Live Happy, January 2015
"Character Studies" — Every ski resort is different. Which one is right for you? I wrote Outside's annual ski resort guide that breaks down the best of the best.
Outside Magazine, December 2014
"Going Global" — Why the little town of Lech, Austria, might be the world's best ski destination ever.
Men's Journal, Nov. 2014
"Blind Spot" — The best ski area in Colorado? It must just be Loveland, the place you've always driven by. I followed Loveland's hardiest locals around on a powder day last winter.
Powder, Nov. 2014
"Skiing in the Rain" — How my friend Chris Rudolph taught me to appreciate a day of skiing no matter what the weather conditions throw at you.
Skiing, October 2014
"Safe As Her" — Behind the scenes with a group of female pro skiers touring the country with a new avalanche course for women.
Powder, September 2014
"Truth: Eric Pollard" —Freeskiing pioneer and Nimbus Independent cofounder Eric Pollard talks about fatherhood, filmmaking, and nearly losing his leg in Russia.
"Best Towns" — The best places to live on the East Coast? Outdoor meccas like Ithaca, Burlington, Portland, and Montpelier.
Outside, Sept. 2014
"Powder Days. Guaranteed" — How to plan a ski trip at the last minute to ensure the best possible snow conditions.
Skiing, Sept. 2014
"Waves That Save" -- How surfing can not only make you happier and healthier, it can actually save your life.
Live Happy, August 2014
"A Ghost Among Us" — A woman named Anish smashed the speed record on the Pacific Crest Trail last summer. But what was driving her?
Backpacker, August 2014
"Sky's the Limit" — A new Google-backed wind energy startup, built by a couple of kiteboarders, is aiming to revolutionize alternative energy.
Outside, August 2014
"Spotting Stars" — With pre-teens now inking lucrative endorsement deals in action sports, the race is on for talent scouts to find the next star.
ESPN.com, June 2014
"The Real Chris Benchetler" — To really know freeskier Chris Benchetler, you have to know where he's come from, you have to know his roots.
ESPN.com, May 2014
Outside Magazine, March 2014
Red Bulletin, April 2014
"Fun in the Sun"
Red Bulletin, May 2014
Backcountry, March 2014
Coast Mountain Culture, 2014
"At the Altar"
Backcountry, February 2014
Men's Journal, Feb. 2014
"The Fighter, Simon Dumont"
ESPN.com, February 2014
"Voice: Tom Wallisch"
Skiing Magazine, January 2014
Red Bulletin, February 2014
"Go With the Flow"
Live Happy, January 2014
"Turn it Loose"
Outside Magazine, Dec. 2013
Outside, January 2014
Ingrid Backstrom Profile
Ski Journal, Dec. 2013
"Fielder of Dreams"
Backcountry, Nov. 2013
Powder, January 2014
"Chasing The Light"
Sandpoint, Nov. 2013
"Best Spring Skiing"
Men's Journal, April 2013
Mountain, Summer 2013
Outside Magazine, Nov. 2012
Powder Magazine, Oct. 2013
Skiing Magazine, Oct. 2013
"In a House by the River"
Outside Magazine, Oct. 2011
Powder Magazine, Sept. 2013
Ski Magazine, Oct. 2013
"Pixy Stix: Angel Collinson"
Ski Journal, January 2013
Squaw Mag, Winter 2014
"The Kirkwood Messenger"
ESPN.com, Feb. 2013
Mountain, Winter 2013
"Tanner Hall's State of Mind"
ESPN.com, Jan. 2013
Freeskier, Dec. 2012
"A Desert in Seattle"
Seattle Met Magazine, July 2012
"A Life Affected"
Backcountry, Feb. 2011
"First Give me a High Five"
Squaw Magazine, 2012
Freeskier Magazine, Dec. 2012
Women's Health, Sept. 2008
Backcountry, Feb. 2012
"Clarity of the Down"
Backcountry, Oct. 2012
Men's Journal, June 2009
"Mayor of Ogden"
Skiing Magazine, Dec. 2010