Leaving Antarctica for home, First Ascent Ski Guide Kent McBride gets up close and uncomfortable with the furthest end of the Beaufort Wind Scale.
Kent McBride describes the challenges—and euphoria—of ski guiding the peaks of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Having arrived in Antarctica, First Ascent Ski Guide Kent McBride encounters pesky ice floes, friendly penguins and plenty of corn, carve-able ice and a bit of powder.
First Ascent Ski Guide Kent McBride checks in from a ski-guide trip in Antarctica.
First Ascent ski guide Kent McBride is joined by a fellow guide to help a client achieve his goal to ski the seven major summits of the Tetons.
Story by Kent McBride; photos by Will Wissman I can’t believe that this is my 16th season heli ski guiding in Alaska. It doesn’t seem like long ago when I was handed my first group to take out exploring.
Photos by Will Wissman