Tag: backcountry

  • The Future of La Grave

    thelastchair: (Written by Alastair Instone – November 20, 2016) Many of you know La Grave – you’ve been there and experienced everything that is wild, crazy and weird about it. If you haven’t visited, here’s what you need to know about it: big mountain, big (old, slow) ski lift, 7,000’ vertical drop, no pistes, no…

  • Thinking back to last Fall.  The early morning, pre-dawn starts.  Near zero temps.  Rifle in hand.  Pack on my back.  

  • Luc Mehl’s backcountry ski repair kit.  

  • “Elk Highway” photo by samh. (Source: https://www.flickr.com/)

  • In the Castle Mountains, photo by friend. (Source: https://www.flickr.com/)

  • Gretchen hiking nearing sunset during a late season elk hunt in the Castle Mountains.  Photo by samh. (Source: https://www.flickr.com/)

  • The Phoenix

    thelastchair: (Written by Isaac Walden/Junkshow Media House – November 5, 2015) The inspiration behind the idea was simple, a late night burn out operation around the town of Featherville, Idaho.  Waking up on the dirt, early one morning in a snowpark choked with smoke, a topographic map of the Trinity Ridge Fire with twisted contour…

  • “GroupSunset” by Ben Masters From the film “Unbranded”, a documentary of four young cowboys who adopted, trained, and rode a string of wild mustangs 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the wildest terrain of the American West.

  • It’s almost time to be thinking about heading down to Beartooth Pass for some spring skiing again. Here was FJ62 at our camping spot last Spring

  • The Crazy Mountain Range, Montana, USA.