ALASKA!!!

In March 2010, Tess picked me and my roomates up from Nelson, and we set off on a 9 day drive, with the goal of 6 weeks shredding classic Alaskan steeps.  And that is exactly what happened .though it must be said we were primarily on foot, with some assistance now and then from sleds or boats.  No heli budget doesn’t mean you can;t get things done. Pity that pilot we met at some anchorage party pulled the pin last minute on our planned gas-money-plus-whiskey flight to the tordrillo mountains, but not to mind…ImageImageImageImageall these shots by Tess Carney or O’Sean … thanks!  roadtrip, including first view of the Rockies, in field BC, and sled skiing out of Hyder, Alaskan panhandle… all these shots so far are actually within BC still…

Got a doublepage spread and some other shots and editorial in shanes article, here was the mags ad; Issue #53-July/August 2010

The Real Alaska: Shane Orchard and Ruari McFarlane test themselves on the “North Shore” of snowboarding

 

approaching haines junction and alaska. a motley crew!

approaching haines junction and alaska. a motley crew!

Image

stewart BC/Hyder AK

Image

my 2 page nzsnowboarder spread

Image

my first published shot I ever snapped

Next 3 shots;photo credit shane orchard.  Valdez, AKImageImage

 

Advertisements

About ruari

a lover of the beauty of the mountains, coast and other wild open spaces. An adventurer and high-level snowboard freerider / snowboard mountaineer
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s