Occasionally we find ourselves cut adrift from the normal and known. Drifting from one moment to the next with no anchor, and being carried by daydreams and fleeting ideas rather than a solid piece of ground to stand on. What follows is not an aimless wandering but a desire to see and experience our world wherever it may drag us to next. To that I say, Wander On.
Follow the story of the heli-skiing boom from Doug Coombs and the Tsaina Lodge in the early 1990s to the big mountain rippers of today like Todd Ligare, Griffin Post and Ralph Backstrom, who continue the pioneering spirit of skiing in Alaska.
Black Diamond athlete Thomas Gaisbacher hails from Austria, where easy access to the endless terrain of the Alps has made him one of the top names in big mountain freeride skiing. Last winter, Thomas headed to the Skeena Mountains of northern British Columbia to seek untracked pow and epic pillow lines.