Freeskier’s 2014 Backcountry Issue now on newsstands, iTunes

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

1000_Backcountry_CoverFreeskier’s 2014 Backcountry Issue is now available on newsstands across the country ($5.99 U.S.), and also on the iTunes newsstand. New this season, the iTunes pricing has been adjusted; single issues will be available for download at $2.99/issue. You may also opt for a one-year subscription for just $5.99.

In this issue, Liam Downey profiles “skiing’s anti-hero,” Parker White; we examine Chris Davenport’s unwavering relevance in the world of skiing; a team heads to Svalbard, in the Arctic Circle, to shred amazing couloirs by sailboat; Jacob Wester discovers Telluride’s iconic steeps, with a team of Seth Morrison and friends; the Under Armour team heads to the Wyoming backcountry; we give a detailed guide to North America’s highway passes; Pep Fujas dishes tips on how to pick your line, plus we offer more tips of sledding, skinning, and forecasting weather; and we also highlight an assortment of go-to gear, catering to your specific mission.

Plus, you’ll enjoy our Epics gallery, a new batch of Nibblets, mini profiles on Christina Lustenberger and the Morrison bros, Jim and John, a bit on avalanche awareness and backcountry safety and loads more.

Related: Live Online: Unveiling the cover of our 2014 Backcountry Issue

Cover: Thomas Hlawitschka | Location: Eagle Pass, BC | Shot: Pally Learmond