n January of 2018, Ingrid Backstrom was four months pregnant with her second child and skiing at Steven’s Pass in Washington State. Before she even had time to warm up, Ingrid fell on her first hit and tore her patella tendon.
By Carrie Scheick, VNTRbirds mentee/die-hard groupie/friendAll photos by Julia Ordog I recently celebrated my one year anniversary with VNTRbirds. Last year, a friend that was involved with the group invited me to an event at the new backcountry ski...
Sometimes you just need someone to allow you to see the bigger picture through a small scope. Meet Anna Le, an aquatic ecologist and environmental educator who spends her days spotting wildlife and welcoming more people to experience it with her.
Three women set sail on a 350 mile expedition through Alaska’s massive Tongass National Forest, exploring how clearcut logging in this coastal rainforest could affect wildlife, local communities and our planet’s climate.
Taking your canine companion into the backcountry with you? Here are some helpful tips to keep you both safe and having a great time outside.
Blake Hansen always found herself on a bike. It’s where she could truly be herself and not feel any judgement. As a transgender athlete growing up in the nineties, she found it was hard to truly express herself. But, mountain biking brought on the acceptance she needed and deserved.