fall-colours-in-fernie-british-columbia Jan 10

Pulse by Mike Olbinski

I’ve been following Mike Olbinski for a few years now and his storm chasing work is second to none. This black and white time lapse is incredible. Watch this video in as high a resolution as possible. This is Pulse by Mike Olbinski.  Pulse (4K) from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo.

Grant Gunderson Photographer Interview Sep 6

Grant Gunderson: Photographer Interview

While Grant Gunderson is one the world’s best-known mountain sports photographers, first and foremost he is a skier. Luckily, his forward thinking parents had him on skis before he could even walk. As a professional photographer who specialises in mountain culture, Grant is travelling the world more often than he is at home in Bellingham, Washington. Taking…

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Video of the Week: Yosemite Natural Firefall

Yosemite National Park has been in the news a bit lately and it’s all thanks to the stunning natural phenomena which took place at Horsetail Falls. The setting sun hits the fall at just the right angle, illuminating the waterfall. The video below, shot by Zepher Filmography, shows the falls turn from the usual white…

Feb 24

Wrangelled: An Interview with Will Lascelles and Jase Hancox

Wrangelled: An Interview with Will Lascelles and Jase Hancox The Wrangells St. Elias National Park in Alaska is home to some of the world’s highest and least explored mountains. For some the mountains are there to be climbed, for others they are there be skied. Last year, 2013, saw Vahalla crowned Powder Magazine’s ski movie of the…

Sep 27

Misadventures in the Backcountry

TIM’S STRAY DOG CANTINA on a cold February night is the sort of place you’ll find locals and tourists mixing it together. Jared Bella and another volunteer called Caleb from the Taos Ski Valley search and rescue team were just finishing their supper when a call came in that five backcountry users were in trouble. Their…

Jul 31

Photo of the Week: Rodeo in Eureka, Montana

Rodeo Eureka, Montana Like this post? Why not sign up for the Nomads on the Road newsletter, like our Facebook page and never miss a post…   

Old Faithful May 1

Old Faithful of Yellowstone National Park

Old Faithful is true to its name, it is often called the most predictable geographical feature on Earth, because it erupts, on average, every 91 minutes. We arrived at Old Faithful in the early afternoon, the sun was shining, and scattered clouds dotted the piercing blue sky over Yellowstone National Park. Taking our seats, we…

Gardner, Montana Casino Apr 30

Conversations with Strangers – An Englishman and an Aussie walk into a Montana bar

Picture the scene, an Englishman and an Aussie walk into a bar, located in a little town called Gardner in the state of Montana. The place is quiet, just a few patrons necking their cheap $2 beers and $3 vodka cokes. The wooden saloon doors give off an old west feel, every time they open…

Geysers of Yellowstone National Park Apr 27

Geysers of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park – home to the world’s largest collection of geysers The barren landscape looks like something out of a science fiction movie, the mix of colours extreme, the trees desolate. Yellowstone National Park is home to 2.2 million aches of natural geysers and vivid bubbling paint pots. Yellowstone is unique from a geothermal…

Apr 25

Big Sky Country – the road to Yellowstone National Park

A trip through Big Sky Country “I bet we’re the only people listening to Hilltop Hoods in Montana,” I shout to my mates as we bounce along the highway to the Aussie hip-hop group’s “Chris Farley”. “How many people live in Montana?” asks Kahn, my Aussie mate living the eternal dream of chasing snow in…

Oct 7

Five Best Ski Resorts for Seasonaires

Affectionately known as ‘seasonaires’ in Europe, seasonal workers help keep powderhounds happy at ski resorts around the world. Working in a ski resort is perfect for ski bums from all walks of life – college grads fresh out of school, career breakers, and even long-term travellers looking for a home base for the season. Here…