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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 places…

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 of…

How I Died Hiking

How I Died Hiking

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 out…

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.

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 cruised…

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. Newfoundland…

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 in…

Nor’Easter report: Jay Powder Day

By Ian Ferguson My friend Levi and I both work at a ski area in the White Mountains, and earlier this week we contemplated our options for the upcoming storm. Should we ski inbounds at one of the resorts covered by our employee passes? Should we lap the local backcountry…

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 an…

Jumping Big Nansen

Reviving the historic Nansen Ski Jump It was cold – one degree and windy – but that didn’t stop around a hundred northern New Hampshirites from trying to capture history on their smartphones. Tapping screens with bare fingers, they tried not to shiver while filming footage that won’t look anything…