I’m no expert on preparation

I've signed my teenaged daughter and I up for a big climb this summer. Now what?

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln.   In six months, my daughter Caroline and I are going to try a climb that will, without a doubt, be the most difficult physical challenge of our lives up to this point. Why not, […]


Tourist skier on ski-track

Peter Kray, author of “The God of Skiing” in an interview with @powdermagazine raised an interesting question for those of us who enjoy skiing and the outdoor life. Why do we do it? What’s the big deal? Kray accuses the media of portraying skiing as “cartoonish”. Movies rely on hard partying stereotypes and nude women. […]