Tag: backcountry skiing

Real Skiing

A couple years ago, at a season launch party for our sister publication Backcountry Magazine, I bumped into a craft alpine ski maker who I’d worked with at a couple events at the time. “Oh, you’re working for Cross Country Skier Magazine? Cool,” he said. “You still get to go […]

Cape breton island: winter excursions in a land of moose, mountains and mega snow

  It was 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and the sun made snow stars dance in my sun glasses. My shoulders brushed the snow-covered spruce limbs as I followed our guide along a route through trees rendered tunnel-like by their overloaded branches. Periodically Les, our lead guide, raised his hand to slow […]