Annika Rogers Conquers More Than Mashed Potatoes Snow at the WSSF 2018 Championships

The snow that was tossed madly by fierce gusts “mirrored a scene from the Himalayas,” said Annika Roger’s mother, Johanna. During the difficult conditions that were rustled up by the mountains to stifle competitors struggling to complete this challenge, a … Continue reading

“Running Everyman” World’s Greatest Olympian

Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games and the surrounding media blitz rival other Games’ sites. Read the history evolving from these global festivities, athletes, and competitions that live in a type of infamy bubbling up every four years in the dominant summer … Continue reading

Getting Back on Track: Lyme Disease Recovery

It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading

Screams of Pain: The Danelle Ballengee Story

On December 13th, 2006 I went for a run with my dog, Tasman, just outside of Moab, Utah. About an hour into my run I was hiking up a small canyon to connect to a jeep trail and complete my … Continue reading

MSR Mourns the Loss of Climbing Legend, Gear Inventor and Friend, Bill Forrest

On December 21, 2012, the climbing community and MSR lost a dear friend. Bill Forrest, the Colorado climbing legend and prolific inventor, died of natural causes while snowshoeing on Monarch Pass, near his home in Salida, Colorado.

MSR and Bill … Continue reading

Ambler Donates Half of Online Sales to Charity

Canadian hat company, Ambler Mountain Works, today launches a two-week charity campaign that will donate half of all online sales proceeds to Peace Rehabilitation Center, a grassroots organization that offers protection and rehabilitation for at-risk girls and women in … Continue reading

SIA Presents Industry Achievement Award to Mary Jo Tarallo

Earlier this month, SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Board of Directors Chair, Tim Petrick, presented the 3rd annual Industry Achievement Award to longtime snow sports industry leader, educator and promoter Mary Jo Tarallo. The Industry Achievement Award acknowledges dedication to the … Continue reading

Snowshoe Designers Paul and Darlene Bergren Receive 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowship

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Dog sled and snowshoe designers and builders Paul & Darlene Bergren of Minot, N.D., are among the recipients of the 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowships, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.

Paul Bergren built his first … Continue reading

An Interview with Snowshoe Racing Champion Josiah Middaugh

Josiah Middaugh doesn’t leave much to chance when it comes to fitness, training and racing. In fact, this five-time National Snowshoe Champion, seven-time North America Snowshoe Champion, seven-time Mt. Taylor Winter Quadrathlon Champion and two-time USAT Winter Triathlon National Champion … Continue reading

Redfeather Designer Makes Dream Come True for Student

A few months ago, Jessica Cimino had given up on the chance to go on a week-long class snowshoe hut trip. She simply didn’t have the right gear.

It’s not like she could just head over to the sporting goods … Continue reading

Athletes at Outdoor Retailer

At OR you always see super fit athletes checking out the new gear along with regular retailer and media folks. My sightings included climber Beth Rodden, extreme skier and guide Dean Cummings, Man vs. Wild’s Bear Grylls, and world-record holder … Continue reading

Leading Ladies: Q&A with Laurie Lambert and Ceal Walker

Laurie Lambert and Ceal Walker had raced against each other numerous times, but it wasn’t until they traveled together to the 2010 World Championship Invitational in Vancouver that they really got to know one another. “I am not even sure … Continue reading