After the Revelstoke stop of the Freeskiing World Tour was officially in the books, what did underdog superfinalist and First Ascent athlete Lexi du Pont do?
Story by Kyle Miller; photos by Jason Hummel It all started with a forecast. If predicted correctly, we would get three days of sunshine and a shot at summiting and riding Glacier Peak.
First Ascent snowboarder Kyle Miller rides a 4,200-foot vertical, continuous couloir on Mt. Stuart — the second tallest non-volcanic peak in Washington State.
Story by Kyle Miller; photos by Jason Hummel The sky was grey with a cold, bitter wind as Jason Hummel and I loaded our bags on Lady of the Lake, a ferry that runs up and down Lake Chelan. Nestled deep in the North Cascades, Lake Chelan is a massive valley
Story by Kyle Miller; photos by Nicholas Cryder and Scott McAllister Some lines haunt your dreams—so aesthetic, so isolated, so perfect. Deep in the Northeast Cascades, there is a small peak among the giants called Bandit. What’s impressive about Bandit is that it has a 3,500-foot, continuous chute on its northwest face
By Kyle Miller Fryingpan Creek is another major drainage on Rainier’s northeastern side that is filled with open alpine, steep chutes, and old growth tree skiing. The plan was simple: Boot and I would break trail up the Sarvant Glacier and return the next day and go from there.
By Seth Waterfall Just barely a week after returning from a successful expedition in Antarctica, I was back in the mountains on an RMI Winter Skills Seminar on Mt. Rainier.