The White, Wild Backcountry of Eagle County

Powder. Deep, endless, untracked powder. The promise of white gold is abundant in the backcountry around Vail and Beaver Creek, but so are the dangers. Writer John O’Neill and photographer Bjorn Bauer trekked deep into the woods with a few of Vail’s biggest powderhounds to face the risks – and reap the rewards.

Powder VailWe posted this Sneak Peak Vail article today thinking of Tony Seibert, his family and friends. Please take caution out there  it is a very unstable moment in our snowpack here in Colorado. Be wise and think more then twice before venturing out. Click the link to read the entire article:

~John O’Neill, Sneak Peak Vail

Photo: Bjorn Bauer

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