Kelsey Dayton was told for years that it was too dangerous for a woman to backpack alone in the mountains; her expedition proved otherwise.
A new method to experience the backcountry is best undertaken when the wind is calm.
Backcountry Zero is a new initiative in Teton County meant to reduce the number of fatalities in the mountains.
Accident data reveals males much more likely to die while in backcountry, while avalanches and climbing unroped lead in causes of death.
You don’t have to be an elite racer to take your training to the trails, says racer Meredith Edwards. But you do need to be prepared