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Tao Te TJ An Interview with TJ David: Describe: skier. When you ask this east coast born, exclusively plant eating, human powered human, TJ David will not only answer, he’ll elucidate. He’ll not only partake, he’ll philosophize. He is as descriptive, and as thoughtful with his language, as he is adept at finding pow stashes, …

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Katrina DeVore A Traveling Unicorn

A Traveling Unicorn An Interview with Katrina DeVore Katrina DeVore enjoying an epic powder day in Aspen. Photo by Catherine Aeppel   Emissary Katrina DeVore is a traveling unicorn.  She was born and raised in the Elk Mountains of Aspen, CO and has been skiing since she could walk.  With two worldly parents, she spent a lot …

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Amie Engerbretson Interview

On Fear, Career, and Dog Catching Up with Amie Engerbretson ­ Hiking up peaks and enjoying views at Val d’Isère, France   Amie Engerbretson, skiing’s (quite possibly) most smiley female ripper, muses on a most memorable career moment, the surprise of her own rate of success, and “her darling new dog” named Bill.   Practically …

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Doug Evans Interview

Counting Snowdrifts You’ve Skied How Many Months in a Row?   July 2015 on Grays Peak in Colorado: “A long approach got me to a thousand feet of skiing on the quiet side of a busy 14er.” Doug Evans in his element high in the Front Range of Colorado. He’s skied 196 months in a …

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Ted Mahon Interview Year Round Maintenance

Year-Round Maintenance How Ski Mountaineer and Ultra-Runner Ted Mahon Finds Balance   Ted Mahon enjoying a sunrise during the challenging and exclusive Hardrock 100 trail running race. On the summit plateau of Mount Whitney, 14,508 ft., the tallest mountain in the Lower 48, ready to ski. May 2017             In …

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skiing Wilson Peak

Skiing the ‘Coors Light Face’ of Wilson Peak (14,017 ft)   Fun fact: the mountainous design on every Coors Light bottle and can is based off of a real, skiable peaks in Colorado’s San Juans. And Wilson Peak, the most prominent mountain seen right in the middle of Coors’ design, was recently skied by two …

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Brooke Edwards skiing Volcán Antuco in Chile by Mary McKintyre

Lava Flow: Endless Winter Brooke Edwards’ Constant Pursuit of Making Turns   “…On the top of Villarica…staring down into the summit caldera with lava growling and spitting and spurting up at me…then turning and dropping in to ski perfect corn snow for thousands of feet at a perfect 38-40 degree slope? I mean, how crazy …

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mens journal

Baselayers Are Becoming Less Boring As Merino becomes synonymous with long underwear, a few smaller companies are challenging existing paradigms.  Corbeaux was launched by a husband-and-wife team who have spent over a decade living in baselayers as sponsored ski mountaineers, certain that they could make a next-to-skin layer that was better on your skin and …

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Authentic base layers created for and by real mountain town people.  Corbeaux, or “ravens” in French, is a word steeped in meaning and mythology for alpine cultures around the globe.  “It’s part of old mountaineering folklore, and ravens are a symbol of protection,” says Aspen-based Corbeaux Clothing cofounder Darcy Conover.  Click here to read the …

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When Aspen, Colorado-based freeskiers Adam Moszynski and Darcy Conover took their honeymoon in 2012, they didn’t laze around a beach.  They headed to Africa to climb Kilimanjaro, where they noticed the complete lack of appropriate gear and technical protective layers among the local mountain guides.  Click here to read the entire article (See page 44).

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