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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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A HIKE TO REMEMBER : A month ago Greg Shaffran, TJ David and I (Adam) traveled to Huaraz, Peru for the second iteration of Corbeaux’s Join the Flight campaign.  The trip as a whole was wildly successful.  We made strong connections with many local people in the mountain community of Huaraz, we spent some amazing …

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Looking up the Quebrada (valley) Quilcayhuanca on a hike just above Huaraz

The second iteration of Corbeaux’s Join the Flight campaign brings us back to South America.  This time we are focusing on the porter community in the mountainous region of Huaraz, Peru.  The stunning glaciated mountains of the Cordillera Blanca are visible from almost anywhere in town, and they take your breathe away.  Not simply because of their …

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We traveled to Ecuador for our Join the Flight campaign to see if our donations will be useful to the outdoor sports community here. Ecuador is beautiful, the people are very nice, and the outdoor community seems very similar to that in the U.S. There are some very active people here who enjoy climbing, camping, …

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