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Backcountry Magazine Podcast

Oct 19, 2023

Jordan Campbell’s relationship with Backcountry spans more than two decades. He published his first story in the magazine—about a ski expedition to Eastern Tibet—in 2002.  

Throughout the course of his career, Campbell has worked for some of the biggest names in the outdoor industry, including Jagged Edge, The...

Oct 12, 2023

Jeffrey Bergeron, aka Biff America, has spent the last 50 years living in the mountains, mainly in Breckenridge, Colorado. Yet his signature accent and brash personality—rooted in the South Shore of Massachusetts—are as rich as they were the day he moved west.

Likewise, his sharp and self-deprecating sense of humor...

Oct 5, 2023

Hadley Hammer might just have the best name in backcountry skiing. Despite growing up in Jackson Hole, however, her path to becoming a professional skier did not follow a linear track. She dabbled in ski racing, figure skating, cross country skiing and other sports before deciding to pursue competitive freeskiing.


Feb 13, 2023

For more than 40 years, Voile has broken trail in the backcountry. The storied Utah brand develops and manufactures its products in the Wasatch, and innovates year in and year out. 

From developing tele bindings and skis to splitboards and the eponymous Voile strap, the inventors at Voile work at the edges. Their skis...

Jan 31, 2023

Backcountry first caught a glimpse of Will’s prototype splitboard bindings in 2008. A brief writeup in the magazine that year was the precursor to inclusion in every Backcountry Gear Guide since. 

While they lacked polish in the early days the bindings showed promise. And that first generation of Spark clamps would...