All in One: The White Mountain Direttissima
In a pioneering run of New Hampshire’s tallest peaks, Andrew Drummond set a fastest time and a standard for style. By Ian Ferguson Cover photo by Joe Klementovich The light of Andrew Drummond’s headlamp bounced off the bearded trees and jumbled boulders of Kilkenny Ridge Trail, an endless maze... Read more
A Park in the Rough
The beauty of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is that it hasn’t been developed yet. By Ryan Wichelns Photos by Lauren Danilek It was well after dark as my Jeep bumped restlessly down the logging roads of the Maine backwoods. Out ahead of me, my high beams... Read more
Welcome to Newfoundland
By Olivier Dion and Thomas Thiery. Follow them at estski.ca (Translated from the French) In the imagination of many backcountry skiers, Newfoundland’s West Coast remains a mythical place. Many know there is as much skiable terrain as in Gaspésie and the snow is abundant, but few have skied there.... Read more
Haynes on Everest: Part VII
A crew of New Englanders led by Paul Giorgio went to Everest in the spring of 2016 to gather footage for a traveling museum exhibit about the world’s tallest mountain. Along with accomplished filmmakers Scott Barber and Thom Pollard, Mount Washington Valley wildman Parker Haynes was there to assist... Read more
ADK Adventure Climbs
By Kevin MacKenzie Winter mountaineering in the Adirondacks is rugged and thrilling. Step off the maintained trails and you have a plethora of options, whether you’re bushwhacking, technical ice climbing or climbing the mega-slides of the High Peaks. Most people consider the Gothics’ North Face to be the classic... Read more
Majka Burhardt, Adventure Philanthropist
By Ian Ferguson Photos by Gabe Rogel From African alpine jungles to frozen waterfalls in New England, climber Majka Burhardt is comfortable on any vertical terrain. Now she’s using her skills to protect an ecosystem and the people who depend on it. Majka Burhardt was in her element leading... Read more
Mushing Québec

Mushing Québec

AdventureArticles February 14, 2017 0

“The problem is ahhh…how do you say…we don’t have enough…ahhh… tour guides. You will have to go alone.” The head guide said this to me in his French Canadian accent. The funny thing about saying, “How do you say,” is that it’s almost always followed up with the exactly... Read more
Remote Slab Rock Climbing Areas of the White Mountains
Climb the slabs less traveled By David Lottman When most Northeast climbers think of slab climbing, they think of iconic Whitehorse Ledge. This 900-foot high cliff, only minutes from downtown North Conway, N.H., boasts dozens of high quality friction routes and sees a tremendous amount of traffic from early... Read more
Katahdin/Allagash
Up a mountain and down a river in Maine Story and photos by Curran Ferrey The Mountain We awoke from our nap, the three of us crammed into the seats of an overpacked sedan. We’d spent the last 12 hours driving, and bags of camera equipment, headlamps, spare fleece... Read more
Life Beta From a Vermont Climber
Off the Beaten Path with Kris Fiore Interview by Maxwell Forbes Photos by Russell Frisch I first met Kris Fiore while studying at the University of Vermont. We share a passion for rock climbing, so it didn’t take us long to become good friends. Once, while climbing a section... Read more