Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. / T.S. Elliot

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True Collection

True Collection are excited to announce the launch of Ultimate Experience.  Offering tailor-made adventure experiences with our True Athlete Team,  Ultimate Experience also raises funds for the charities our athletes support. True Collection is also proud to announce... read more

The Ring of Fire Tour

Hi Everyone, The end of any great journey or vacation is always bittersweet.  On one hand you have a wonderful collection of memories and experiences, but on the other hand you are left wanting more.  Now that we have wrapped up our Volcano Tour with yesterday’s... read more

Ring of Fire – Here We Come!

Hey Everyone! Just getting ready to start an epic adventure to climb and ski 17 volcanoes throughout the PNW and California. We’ll be posting here, as well as to Spyder’s blog with updates as we can. Or you can follow along on Twitter using #volcanotour or... read more

The Real Aspen Extreme

This weekend I’ll be holding my annual Real Aspen Extreme ski camp with Aspen Atmos Adventures. Aspen/Snowmass is consistently ranked as one of the best ski resorts in the world. You get something that is so much more than a ski trip, you get an experience. Only... read more

The AJAX Cup on Aspen Mountain

Hey Everyone, A quick shout out to remind all my friends in Aspen about the AJAX Cup next week. The Ajax Cup coming this December 30th is an extraordinary fundraising event featuring a one-of-a-kind ski race down Aspen Mountain between teams led by some of the most... read more

Join me at Paragon Sports in NYC

Hey Everyone, I’ll be at Paragon in NYC next week for a slide show from my trips last season. Come for the free beer and food, stay for the stories and photo’s!... read more

Third Generation Skier [VIDEO]

Hey Everyone, I’m back from our Ski with the Stars camp in Portillo, Chile! The camp was fantastic – a mix between on mountain conditions and a late storm that dumped fresh pow on the area made for a great two weeks. Check out a short video edited and shot... read more

Our Final Push to the Summit

Hey Everyone, I’m sitting here now in a hotel in Bangkok reflecting on the enormity of the last two months is somewhat overwhelming.  We summited just 5 days ago but already it seems somewhat far off. Our summit push was intense at times, yet spread over a... read more

Here We Go!

Exciting times here in the Mountain Trip Basecamp.  Today, after an exhaustive review of numerous weather forecasts and computer weather models, we have made the decision to go for it.  So here is the plan… we will leave for Camp II tomorrow morning at 4 am and... read more

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