Melissa Arnot, Adam Russell and Jon Mancuso survive a brutal storm on 14,831-foot Mt. Bear in Alaska’s Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.
Melissa Arnot heads for Alaska’s remote St. Elias range but gets pinned down by a brutal storm in dangerous, crevassed terrain on 14,831-foot Mt. Bear.
The Whistler World Ski and Snowboard Festival still stands as the reigning mountain culture fest for the global freeride village 20 years on.
Lynsey Dyer provides an audio recap of her Powder Highway trip to Kicking Horse, BC with Stellar Media for National Geographic.
First Ascent guides David Morton and Melissa Arnot acclimatize on Makalu at 20,750 feet, but altitude isn’t the only concern. Heavy winds and snow make their climb even more difficult.
Michael Ferrara attempts to be the first to ski across Alaska—from Valdez to Prudhoe Bay—in order to raise awareness for civilian PTSD, which Michael has suffered from as the result of a 30-year career in search & rescue and other first responder services. Michael will be making this 800-mile journey with his dog, Lhotse.
By Darin McQuoid Who would have thought, two first descents in one week and both in the mecca of kayaking, California. It’s normal for our schedules to be dictated by weather in this wonderful sport.