Packing for a three-week ski expedition into the massive St. Elias Range is a bit like trying to stuff 20 marshmallows in your mouth at once. You might be able to do it, but it’s a bit of a struggle. Therm-a-rest has made this slightly easier with the new NeoAir XTherm sleeping pad. – Review by MEC Envoy Tobin Seagel
Between Canada and Mexico, we’ve racked up 10,000km (!) and a huge list of memories. Every bike touring trip is different, but here’s what’s stood out our family so far. – Story by MEC Envoy FX Delemotte
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
As much as climbing has taken MEC Envoy and accomplished alpinist Sarah Hart to some impressive heights, it’s ultimately what keeps her grounded in life and on the rock. Fresh off a two-year climbing sojourn in BC, the US and Patagonia, Sarah is back home in Squamish, where inspiration comes from her long-term climbing partners, her desire for the flow state and the reality of living in a place with challenges stacked in the backyard.
Back for its third year, Hot Lapse – Revelstoke’s 72-hour photographer showdown – is a platform for photographers to showcase the best of skiing through conceptually creative slideshows. Each team is led by a pro photographer and given equal environmental opportunity in the same 3-day window.