The Maine Coast, Revisited
Paddling With Alice’s Awesome Adventures in Brunswick, Maine Story and photos by Gretchen Braulick For some reason, when at a crossroads, I’m always called back to the same places. I thought this was an issue at first – the issue being that I’m constantly trying to travel back to... Read more
The History of Mountains
A portrait of New England mountaineer & climbing historian Ed Webster By Brett Houle A version of this article was originally published in Sidetracked Magazine In what he later called, “the most fateful decision of my life,” Ed Webster saw the rising sun casting stunning alpenglow on the Lhotse... Read more
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
Editor’s note: This story was originally published on the Redline Guiding website. By Mike Cherim This work of fiction isn’t meant to be shocking or morbid. That said, some might find it disturbing on some level, or chilling. That isn’t, however, its purpose. Nor is it meant to point... Read more
Spring Skiing Cinema
Edits have been popping up following a couple of weeks of prime skiing conditions above treeline in the White Mountains. For your viewing pleasure, here’s a few of our favorites in one place. Read more
Ski Routes of Tuckerman Ravine
Dude, where’s my line? This handy guide will help you learn the names of the spicy descents in hallowed Tuckerman Ravine, where extreme skiing is a tradition dating back to the 1930’s. Route difficulty is dependent on conditions and personal preference, but the easiest routes tend to be Left... Read more
Wind and Fire: Tuckerman Inferno 2017
Another Tuckerman Inferno is in the books, with local legend Andrew Drummond claiming his third victory in a row in the Elite Male division. Whitney Withington of Brookline, Mass took home the title for the Elite Female division. Mount Washington Valley powerhouse team All Stoved Up and Tucked Out... 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