Get ready to roam with our backcountry issue

backcountry issueIt’s that time of year we celebrate all things adventure, with our backcountry issue; covering everything from backcountry know-how to touring kit to epic journeys in far-off places. Here’s a little taste of what’s inside this month’s issue:

  • Monster couloirs and multiple first descent on far-flung Baffin Island
  • Zermatt to Verbier non-stop in ski-rando’s most infamous race
  • Essential mountaineering skills from backcountry boss Martin Chester
  • 15 minutes with freeski legend Michelle Parker
  • The best kit for the wilderness, including a close look at the latest avi gadget
  • A local’s guide to Engelberg, gateway to many a high mountain escapade
  • Snowed in in the East Tyrol
  • Your chance to win a trip to Arctic Sweden with Haglofs
  • The best backcountry courses for beginners, intermediates and seasoned tourers
  • Cody Townsend‘s Top 5 backcountry spots, plus behind the scenes of that ski video
  • Annecy’s hidden ski gem
  • Aspen’s best gondola

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Cody Townsend's epic line

Cody Townsend’s most epic (and award-winning) line

Getting snowed in is not always a bad thing...

Getting snowed in is not always a bad thing…

Exploring Baffin Island

Exploring Baffin Island

Busting out the lycra for ski rando's most infamous race

Busting out the lycra for ski rando’s most infamous race

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