New Mountain Life! The Chill Issue

There’s a difference between being cold, being cool, and being chill. And we dig into all of those in the newest issue of Mountain Life: Coast Mountains.  Featuring an ultra chill Jimmy Martinello cover of Tim Emmett scaling an ice cave, this issue kicks winter off with deep pow shots, inspiring local stories, and at least one dude riding a snowmobile with a twelve gauge on his back. Find it in your favourite Sea to Sky spot and let’s get this winter going!

– Feet Banks, Editor

 

Featuring

Ian McIntosh—Stepping Up

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Super duper shred star Ian McIntosh talks about his career, his commitment to foot-powered ascents and his decision to walk away from the most exhilarating thing he’s ever done.

Ian McIntosh talks about his career, his commitment to foot-powered ascents and his decision to walk away from the most exhilarating thing he’s ever done

 

Ancient & Modern

Adventurer Frank Wolf discovers the precarious and interesting balance between the traditional and nw worlds while on a long cold walk across Baffin Island.

Adventurer Frank Wolf discovers the precarious and interesting balance between the traditional and nw worlds while on a long cold walk across Baffin Island

 

Kees & Claire

With the first of the Spearhead Huts almost completed, its time to learn a bit more about the adventurous couple who’s names and spirits will grace that shelter for generations to come.

Spearhead hut Whistler contruction

 

The Icebox

When business and environmentalism work out. Head-Line Mountain Holidays and SFU glacier research students teaming up to better understand global warming in the local arena.

Head-Line Mountain Holidays and SFU glacier research students teaming up to better understand global warming in the local arena.

 

Mountain Lifer: Bruce Rowles

Artist, photographer, ski bum—the man they call Rowlesy looks back at a life spent at altitude and the friendships he found there.

Artist, photographer, ski bum—the man they call Rowlesy looks back at a life spent at altitude and the friendships he found there.

 

Holly Walker leads the Charge

After a decade of token female-ism, Whistler shredder/alpinist Holly Walker is leading the change she wants to see in the mountains.

After a decade of token female-ism, Whistler shredder/alpinist Holly Walker is leading the change she wants to see in the mountains.

 

Also: The Bridge River Watershed, the Zen of cold toes, cedar surfboards, The Wizard and some snarling wolverines!  Get your copy free in the Sea to Sky or order online today!

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