Jimmy Chin, world famous professional photographer, climber, and mountaineer recently sat down with former Navy SEAL, Mark Davine to discuss a variety of topics on Mark's Unbeatable Mind podcast. The pairing talk about Chin's climbing feats, cheating death, and his work as a filmmaker.
The interview is well worth throwing on during your commute as it's fascinating to hear Jimmy reflect about his career and Mark proves to be a good interviewer. It's amazing to hear two people from different worlds find common ground.
Back in 2014, two friends – James Roh and Joey Howell – set in motion plans they'd be dreaming up for years. Namely, to quit their jobs, move into a truck camper together, and spend six months driving all over North America looking for good snow, good times, and a lot of miles logged on their splitboards. We interviewed them at the start of their journey, when they were just getting underway with a stop here in Jackson Hole. RELATED: Get your splitboarding skills up to par at the upcoming
) is Mexico's tallest peak and draws hundreds of climbers to its icy summit every year. We figured, why not try to ski it? Max Ritter photo. Last November my friends Nora, Tom, Max, Elliot, Aidan, and I joined forces south of the border with hopes of skiing some Thanksgiving corn on Pico de Orizaba. At 18,491 feet, Pico de Orizaba is the tallest peak in Mexico and third highest in North America. Most of us hadn't skied much higher than a few 14ers in Colorado and we were eager to see how
The topic of technology comes up again and again between backcountry travelers. Nowadays, with our daily lives revolving around computers and electronic devices, it is understandable that we wish to escape the pull of our devices when we are out in the mountains. However, certain pieces of technology are undeniably helpful to safe backcountry travel. Beacon/Shovel/Probe The holy trinity. It’s as simple as saying, DO NOT go into the backcountry without a working avalanche beacon, shovel, and