Backcountry Magazine November 2011

FEATURES BACKCOUNTRY PEOPLE OUTSIDE THE LINES BCM seeks out four unique individuals who inspire, invent, educate and heal in the backcountry. Sitskier Jeremy McGhee Kicks Ass Giulia Monego is The Lucky One Splitboarding's Godfather South American Beacon Project BC SUPERHERO ALL HE NEEDS IS THE CAPE Benedikt Böhm is the...
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FEATURES

BACKCOUNTRY PEOPLE
OUTSIDE THE LINES
BCM seeks out four unique individuals who inspire, invent, educate and heal in the backcountry.

Sitskier Jeremy McGhee Kicks Ass
Giulia Monego is The Lucky One
Splitboarding's Godfather
South American Beacon Project

BC SUPERHERO
ALL HE NEEDS IS THE CAPE
Benedikt Böhm is the guy women want and men want to be. Part James Bond—Oxford educated, blonde and suave—part 8,000-meter Superman, Böhm also heads one of the most successful and influential companies in the bc. Discover what drives this backcountry superhero in the boardroom and the backcountry.

SPECTACLE

GEAR:
TRIED & NEW
Only after seasons of use and abuse does gear become a "tried and true" friend. But when our favorite pieces finally wear out, we're always looking for the next best thing. Find both, Tried and New, and hear their stories.

DEPARTMENTS

THE RUN DOWN

Whipping Boy
The motivational whip

DEPOSITION

Letters

Figures 11

Safety Meeting
What's the most bizarre encounter you've had in the backcountry?

McLeanings:
Out of Character

Essay
The Gift

Dispatch:
Coming to Turns

BLOWN IN

The Alaska Experiment
World-class riding meets progressive bc etiquette

Chutes and Landslides
Tropical Storm Irene carves fresh lines in New York's Adirondacks

2012 Snow Projections
Repeat La Niña could mean more snow for Rockies, PNW

ELEMENTAL

Mountain Skills: Get the Skinny
Tips and tricks for improving skintrack efficiency

Tech Tip: Rocket Man
Perfect your Snot Rocket technique

Mountain Accounts: Better Lucky than Dead
Pushing luck in Colorado's Elk Mountains

ROUTE FINDING

Depth of Sol
Sol Mountain Lodge, B.C.

BLOWN OUT

Biff America: A leaver who left too soon
Those who take and those who leave

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