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Backcountry Magazine Podcast

Dec 29, 2022

In this episode, we have a conversation with backcountry snowboarder Nick Russell. Like so many of today’s top snowboarders, Nick cut his teeth riding freestyle out East. He grew up in Connecticut before making his way to Vermont’s Stratton Mountain School. The longtime home to the US OPEN, Stratton has produced...

Dec 21, 2022

Jason Hummel: Cascade Crusader

In this episode, photographer and Backcountry contributor Jason Hummel shares his passion for exploring far-flung places in his home range and beyond. 

Jason grew up backcountry skiing on Washington’s glaciers and in the surrounding wild country, including his first multi day winter...

Dec 14, 2022

Bruce Edgerly, or “Edge,” as he’s known to the backcountry community, has been around the block. He cut his teeth in the outdoor industry by writing for Powder and Couloir in the 1980s, and traveling the globe to cover the burgeoning extreme skiing movement. 

In the early nineties, Edge found himself out of a job...

Dec 7, 2022

In this episode we sit down with Than Acuff, Executive Director of the Crested Butte Avalanche Center. The CBAC is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing an avalanche forecast for the community every day of the winter season. 

The small forecasting team swings way above its weight, all while working in the...