Matt Ruta

Last year, on the summer solstice, Trevor and I spent what still ranks as one of the most exhausting days of my life skiing all three 11000ers on the Jumbo Icefield...

They say that everything is good for you in moderation, and few ski lines I’ve been on embody that sentiment better than the linkup of Haddo Peak and Mt. Aberdeen that...

Lately, I’ve developed a thing for condensing perfectly good multi-day objectives into sub 24-hour speed missions. Moving quickly in the mountains is truly addictive, and I am hooked. When Trevor suggested...

It’s been a weird, warm spring. When winter decided to makeĀ its returnĀ to the alpine halfway through June, I barely took notice, focusing instead on the effect the rain was having on...

A very long day trip to the highest spot in Alberta. Welcome to the sufferfest.

A classic Rockies test of fitness. Shut up legs.

An introduction to the speed traverse, a day that refused to end, a big Rogers Pass north face and some alone time with the Gulo.