Patagonia’s SnowDrifter 30l Pack

As my previous pack continued to wear and fray itself away, I knew that it was only a matter of time before it would be laid to rest. Me being a creature of habit, I wasn't overly thrilled about it. I took...

Discovering Hakuba

Words by Leon Butler Japan is a a tale of two stories when it comes to the backcountry.  Its a country with some of the most forgiving and generous people I have come across, they can never do enough to...