Like any true adventure, things don’t go as planned. Mountain Hardwear athlete Cheyne Lempe provides a gripping story of risk, success, and failure, featuring incredible visuals that capture the raw beauty and power of this rarely-seen Baffin Island alpine wilderness.
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SKIING AND SURVIVING IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ISOLATED PLACES
Baffin Island in Canada’s eastern Arctic is a maze of blue ice, chalky snow, hungry polar bears and soaring rock cathedrals. Photographer Jordan Manley sheds some light on what it’s like to ski and survive in one of the world’s most isolated places.
“It’s a strange world made of extreme horizontal and vertical planes. Where you find diagonal, you find skiing.”… Read more
CLIMBING BELUGA ON BAFFIN ISLAND
Paul McSorely, Tony Richardson, Joshua Lavigne and Crosby Johnston travel to the remote Baffin Island with the goal of a first ascent of the North Face of the Beluga Spire. The Beluga Spire is located in the Walker Arm of the Sam Ford Fiord, about 160km boat ride from the village of Clyde River NU. After two attempts of battling sea ice, turning a 6 hour boat ride into 12 hours, they landed at the toe of the Broad Peak glacier and bid farewell to their guide team… Watch video