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We can’t deny there is something to those holiday gifts you see every year. Candles, blankets or a hot-ticket book (“The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray”, we’re looking at you) are always great options, but this year, we’re looking to give our loved ones an unforgettable experience instead.
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What does it take to capture a one-one thousandth-of- a-second, once-in-a-lifetime shot? MEC Ambassador Reuben Krabbe reveals how he teamed with Salomon, trekked to the Arctic Circle, and captured a skier in a solar eclipse. – Photos by Reuben KrabbeRead more…
How do you capture the brightness of snow, keep your ski photos from falling flat on an overcast day, or frame a motion shot? MEC Ambassador Reuben Krabbe gives us his top ten tips for shooting on the slopes. – Story and photos by Reuben Krabbe
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First light. First tracks. It’s a manta for those hungry enough to break trail to reachuntouched backcountry snow. But with this very specialized love comes the need for a specialized clothing system,one thattakes into account the terrain, the uphill push ofsetting the skin track in snow up to your knees and therewardsofskiing long runs in pure, alpine powder.
You prep your skis before the new ski season, but what about your body? Even though it’s still fall, now’s the time to start getting ready for skiing. Here’s how I prepare. – Post by MEC Envoy Tobin Seagel
By the time April rolls around a lot of folks are done with winter. For us, April was the time for our inaugural backcountry ski trip with kids. It involved a portable yurt called the Honey Dome, gummy bears hidden in trees, and some boys catching the backcountry powder bug. – Story by Leanne Allison