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

Recent Posts

We’re Back at Basecamp

I’m going to keep this report short, mainly because there is not much to say at this point.  We just got back to basecamp from 4 days down valley resting and eating in the small village of Dingboche.  It was great to recover a few thousand feet lower than... read more

Skiing the Lhotse Face

Namaste and greetings everyone! We are finally back down in Basecamp after our second rotation on the mountain.  We did six nights at Camp II, which is at 21,400′ and had excellent weather while we were up there acclimatizing.  The great thing about Camp II is... read more

Neal Beidleman’s Slideshow from Everest

Hey Everyone, Here are some photo’s shot by my partner, Neal Beidleman. Enjoy. Bill, Ephi and Chris topping out the icefall. Photo: Neal Beidleman Peering into a crack, Everest in the background. Photo: Neal Beidleman Dome at Camp 2. Photo: Neal Beidleman Lhotse... read more

The Superstars Camp is Filling Up

The Superstars Ski Camp is an amazing week of good hard skiing and fun in the beautiful Andes Mountains. The cost of the camp is $2150 and that includes coaching with Chris Anthony, Ingrid Backstrom, Wendy Fisher, Mike Douglas and myself. The hotel costs are not... read more

Trail Running in the Khumbu Valley

By the time this is posted we will be at basecamp… We are now just two days away from Everest basecamp and feeling fit and ready to move up.  The last two days were spent in Dingboche, a village at 4300 meters at the confluence of the valley the leads up to... read more

Hiking above Namche Bazaar

Greetings and Namaste from Namche Bazaar in the Khumbu Valley, Our group is on day four of our trek towards basecamp and we are enjoying an easy pace with the goal of proper acclimatization.  Namche is an amazing town and one of the hubs of Sherpa culture.  The last... read more

The Real Aspen Extreme

Join me at one of the best resorts in the world for a truly unique experience.  I’ll be hosting a three day camp to showcase the mountains of Aspen/Snowmass and the surrounding backcountry and it’s all for a good cause! The trip includes one day of... read more

The Australis is playing at the Backcountry Bash

Hey Everyone, I’ll be at the CMC Backcountry Bash next week for a screening of my new film The Australis, followed by some Q & A and a book signing of my new book; Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America. The 18th annual Backcountry Bash is the Colorado... read more

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