Kelly Steele: Backcountry Splitboarder

Kelly Steele Andermatt Switzerland

Today, if you ask the average person about snowboarding and what he knows about it, he will more than likely respond with keywords such as “X-games,” “terrain park,” “Olympics,” “Shaun White” or something related to those words. The younger generations of snowboarders are definitely pushing the barriers of freestyle but for many of these young […]

Mt. Rainier – A Girls Journey to the Summit

Mt. Rainier - Elevation 14, 409

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” -John Muir Photos by: Dan Paulson & Misty Broesicke Returning to Mt Rainier within 10 days of my first attempt was a no brainer.  I had spent the past six months gathering gear, training, climbing, hiking and focusing on a successful attempt.  Getting […]

Mt. Rainier June 27, 2014

An image of the Nisqually Glacier on Mt. Rainier

Photos by: Dan Paulson & Misty Braden The idea of big mountain climbing has always been appealing and there has never been a mountain I have wanted to climb more than Mt. Rainier.  Having scheduled a late June climb back in January of 2014, the past six months have revolved around my quest to climb […]